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es·o·ter·ic
[es-uh-ter-ik]
ADJECTIVE
1.
understood by or meant for only the select few who have special knowledge or interest; recondite: poetry full of esoteric allusions.
2.
belonging to the select few.
3.
private; secret; confidential.
4.
(of a philosophical doctrine or the like) intended to be revealed only to the initiates of a group: the esoteric doctrines of Pythagoras.
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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_esotericism

Western esotericism also known as the Western mystery tradition, is a scholarly term for a wide range of loosely related ideas and movements which have developed within Western society. They are largely distinct both from orthodox Judeo-Christian religion and from Enlightenment rationalism. Esotericism has pervaded ...

simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Esotericism

Esotericism is about secret knowledge for a small group of people. Esotericism also describes mystical, spiritual or occult viewpoints (point of view). Esotericism studies Gnosticism, Yoga, Alchemy, Magic, Spiritualism, Hypnosis, Astrology, Meditation, Mysticism, and Occultism. Many followers of Abrahamic faiths, particularly ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Academic_study_of_Western_esotericism

Western Esotericism is an academic field of research, scholarship, and education that focuses on the history of European and Western esotericism. Contents. [hide] . 1 Origins and development; 2 Schools; 3 Societies; 4 See also; 5 References. 5.1 Footnotes; 5.2 Sources. 6 External links. Origins and development[edit].

www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/esotericism

Sep 2, 2011 ... Define esotericism: esoteric doctrines or practices; the quality or state of being esoteric.

www.dictionary.com/browse/esotericism

Esotericism definition, the state or quality of being esoteric. See more.

www.lucistrust.org/arcane_school/talks_and_articles/the_nature_esotericism

Educators in the new age will lay an increasing emphasis upon the esoteric approach, and it might be of service if I here attempted to define esotericism in terms of the general average intelligence.

www.esoteric-philosophy.net/esodef.html

Esotericism: "The philosophy of the evolutionary process both in man and the lower kingdoms in nature. The science of the accumulated wisdom of the ages. Presents a systematic and comprehensive account of the energetic structure of the universe and of man's place within it. Describes the forces and influences that lie ...

www.esoteric.msu.edu/Hanegraaff.html

The academic study of western esotericism is one of those new developments in the study of religions which may strike the casual observer as having appeared almost overnight, due to the fact that its gradual development over the past decades is easily overlooked.[1] Like any newcomer, the discipline tends to evoke ...

www.innerself.com/Spirituality/esotericism.htm

Esotericism is therefore the body of knowledge or wisdom about all aspects of life which are within, behind, or beyond the outer appearance, form, or expression of life's many aspects. True knowledge or wisdom is not something we can acquire solely by using our minds and brains, learning it in an academic way. It can only ...