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 range of social-cultural systems, including designated behaviors and practices, morals, beliefs, worldviews, texts, sanctified places, prophecies...
- between these religions and put them in contrast to Indian religions, Iranian religions, and the East Asian religions (though other religions and belief...
- God]') is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion centered on the Quran and the teachings of Muhammad, the religion's founder. Adherents of Islam are called...
- While the word religion is difficult to define, one standard model of religion used in religious studies courses defines it as [a] system of symbols which...
- of religion or religious liberty is a principle that supports the freedom of an individual or community, in public or private, to manifest religion or...
- state religion (also called official religion) is a religion or creed officially endorsed by a sovereign state. A state with an official religion (also...
- Religion in India is characterised by a diversity of religious beliefs and practices. Throughout India's history, religion has been an important part of...
- elements of the religion to form Haitian Vodou and other African diasporic religions. West African Vodun Traditional African religion portal Akyeampong...
- Ancient religion may refer to: Prehistoric religion Paleolithic religion Neolithic religion Bronze and Iron Age religion: Religions of the ancient Near...
- Religion in ****an is manifested primarily in Shinto and in Buddhism, the two main faiths, which ****anese people often practice simultaneously. According...