A symbolic figure in Kabbalism (A esoteric sect of Judaism centring around mystical interpretations of the "Torah") representing in essence a 3-dimensional image of the spiritual realm in the form of a diagram. This same diagram is also drawn in Gendou Ikari's office. The figure is comprised of ten spheres linked by 22 paths, and shows the route for humans to attain the highest possible spiritual level. It is said that this figure can be interpreted in various ways: as a step-by-step diagram for meditation, a map leading to wisdom, or a prediction of humankind's future, etc. In episode 26' "Magokoro wo, kimi ni", the Eva series form a giant Tree of Sephiroth in the sky.

Source: The End of Evangelion : Glossary contained within The End of Evangelion - Theatrical Program.

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