Definition of Religions. Meaning of Religions. Synonyms of Religions

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Definition of Religions

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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 Religions from wikipedia

- Iranian religions), Indian religions, East Asian religions, African religions, American religions, Oceanic religions, and classical ****enistic religions. In...
- Abrahamic religions are those religions that worship the God of Abraham, including Christianity, Islam, and Judaism. Abraham, a Hebrew patriarch and prophet...
- religions, sometimes also termed Dharmic religions or Indic religions, are the religions that originated in the Indian subcontinent. These religions,...
- such as indigenous religions and new religious movements, which are also used by scholars in this field of research. The world religions paradigm was developed...
- folk religion Chinese folk religion in Southeast Asia Northeast China folk religion Chinese religions of fasting Chinese salvationist religions Chinese...
- in comparative religion, arranged by historical origin and mutual influence. Abrahamic religions originate in West Asia, Indian religions in the Indian...
- Iranian religions are religions which originated in the Persian Plateau (or Greater Iran). The beliefs, activities, and cultural events of the ancient...
- these religions are not ubiquitous worldwide in the way that adherents of bigger world religions are, and they remain primarily an ethnic religion. Nonetheless...
- The Eastern religions are the religions which originated in East, South and Southeast Asia and thus have dissimilarities with Western, African and Iranian...
- state with an official religion (also known as confessional state), while not secular, is not necessarily a theocracy. State religions are official or government-sanctioned...