Definition of Religion. Meaning of Religion. Synonyms of Religion

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Definition of Religion

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Ghost dance Ghost dance A religious dance of the North American Indians, participated in by both sexes, and looked upon as a rite of invocation the purpose of which is, through trance and vision, to bring the dancer into communion with the unseen world and the spirits of departed friends. The dance is the chief rite of the Ghost-dance, or Messiah, religion, which originated about 1890 in the doctrines of the Piute Wovoka, the Indian Messiah, who taught that the time was drawing near when the whole Indian race, the dead with the living, should be reunited to live a life of millennial happiness upon a regenerated earth. The religion inculcates peace, righteousness, and work, and holds that in good time, without warlike intervention, the oppressive white rule will be removed by the higher powers. The religion spread through a majority of the western tribes of the United States, only in the case of the Sioux, owing to local causes, leading to an outbreak.

Meaning of Religion from wikipedia

- Religion is a social-cultural system of designated behaviors and practices, morals, worldviews, texts, sanctified places, prophecies, ethics, or organizations...
- monotheistic religion that teaches there is only one God (Allah), and that Muhammad is a messenger of God. It is the world's second-largest religion with over...
- themselves as convinced atheists". Chinese traditional religion is described as "the common religion of the majority Chinese culture: a combination of Confucianism...
- Hinduism is an Indian religion and dharma, or way of life. It is the world's third-largest religion with over 1.25 billion followers, or 15–16% of the...
- Science of Mental Health in 1952. He then recharacterized the subject as a religion and renamed it Scientology, retaining the terminology, doctrines, the E-meter...
- not claim to be exclusive, and elements of each enrich po****r or folk religion. The emperors of China claimed the Mandate of Heaven and parti****ted in...
- The Abrahamic religions, also referred to collectively as Abrahamism, are a group of Semitic-originated religious communities of faith that claim descent...
- and folkloristics, folk religion, po****r religion, or vernacular religion comprises various forms and expressions of religion that are distinct from the...
- non-religious or irreligious) is the absence, indifference to, or rejection of religion. According to the Pew Research Center's 2012 global study of 230 countries...
- Religion in India is characterised by a diversity of religious beliefs and practices. The preamble of Indian constitution states that India is a Sovereign...
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