Mysticism is difficult to define, largely because it encompasses so many different practices and beliefs – from Catholicism to Kabbalah.
Mysticism involves attempting to communicate with or directly experience the divine. Monks and nuns have often used meditation and prayer to induce mystical states but it can also involve esoteric practices like kabbalah. Read articles about mysticism below.
During the 15th-16thc. in Europe, many of the great occultists – Marsilio Ficino, Pica della Mirandola, Henry Cornelius Agrippa, and John Dee – flourished.
Like “super-string” physicists, kabbalists hold that the universe is comprised of 10 dimensions.