Religious behaviour and experience

2017-07-27T18:40:15+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Forgiveness, Kundalini yoga, Enlightenment (spiritual), Entheogen, Proselytism, Fasting, Imperial cult, Self-immolation, Liturgy, Monasticism, Homa (ritual), Cult image, Religious experience, Chosen people, Kundalini, Witchcraft, Procession, Bahubali, Religious fanaticism, Murder for body parts, Pious fraud, Deference, Transcendence (religion), Surrender (religion), Spirit possession, Bloodletting in Mesoamerica, Religious male circumcision, Religion and drugs, Blessing, Consecration, Nudity in religion, Charism, Numinous, Religious behaviour flashcards Religious behaviour and experience
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  • Forgiveness
    Forgiveness is the intentional and voluntary process by which a victim undergoes a change in feelings and attitude regarding an offense, lets go of negative emotions such as vengefulness, with an increased ability to wish the offender well.
  • Kundalini yoga
    Kundalini Yoga (kuṇḍalinī-yoga), also known as laya yoga, is a school of yoga that is influenced by Shaktism and Tantra schools of Hinduism.
  • Enlightenment (spiritual)
    Enlightenment refers to the "full comprehension of a situation".
  • Entheogen
    An entheogen ("generating the divine within") is any chemical substance used in a religious, shamanic, or spiritual context that often induces psychological or physiological changes.
  • Proselytism
    Proselytism /ˈprɒsəlᵻˌtɪzəm/ is the act of attempting to convert people to another religion or opinion.
  • Fasting
    Fasting is a willing abstinence of food, solid or liquid.
  • Imperial cult
    An imperial cult is a form of state religion in which an emperor, or a dynasty of emperors (or rulers of another title), are worshipped as demigods or deities.
  • Self-immolation
    Self-immolation is an act of killing oneself as a sacrifice.
  • Liturgy
    Liturgy (Greek: λειτουργία), literally 'the work of the people,' and translated idiomatically as 'public service' in secular terms is the customary public worship performed by a religious group, according to its particular beliefs, customs and traditions.
  • Monasticism
    Monasticism (from Greek μοναχός, monachos, derived from μόνος, monos, "alone") or monkhood is a religious way of life in which one renounces worldly pursuits to devote oneself fully to spiritual work.
  • Homa (ritual)
    Homa is a Sanskrit word that refers to a ritual, wherein an oblation or any religious offering is made into fire.
  • Cult image
    In the practice of religion, a cult image is a human-made object that is venerated or worshipped for the deity, spirit or daemon that it embodies or represents.
  • Religious experience
    A religious experience (sometimes known as a spiritual experience, sacred experience, or mystical experience) is a subjective experience which is interpreted within a religious framework.
  • Chosen people
    Throughout history, various groups of people have considered themselves to be chosen people by a deity for a purpose, such as to act as the deity's agent on earth.
  • Kundalini
    Kundalini (Sanskrit kuṇḍalinī, कुण्डलिनी, , "coiled one"), in the Dharma religions, is a primal energy, or shakti, located at the base of the spine.
  • Witchcraft
    Witchcraft (also called witchery or spellcraft) broadly means the practice of, and belief in, magical skills and abilities that are able to be exercised by individuals and certain social groups.
  • Procession
    A procession (French procession via Middle English, derived from Latin, processio, from procedere, to go forth, advance, proceed) is an organized body of people walking in a formal or ceremonial manner.
  • Bahubali
    Bahubali (English: One With Strong Arms), a much revered figure among Jains was the son of Rishabhanatha, the first tirthankara of Jainism.
  • Religious fanaticism
    Religious fanaticism is uncritical zeal or with an obsessive enthusiasm related to one's own, or one's group's, devotion to a religion – a form of human fanaticism which could otherwise be expressed in one's other involvements and participation, including employment, role, and partisan affinities.
  • Murder for body parts
    The murder of human beings for their body parts is widely condemned and considered a crime under the law of most countries.
  • Pious fraud
    Pious fraud (Latin: pia fraus) is used to describe fraud in religion or medicine.
  • Deference
    Deference (also called submission or passivity) is the condition of submitting to the espoused, legitimate influence of one's superior or superiors.
  • Transcendence (religion)
    In religion, transcendence refers to the aspect of a god's nature and power which is wholly independent of the material universe, beyond all physical laws.
  • Surrender (religion)
    To surrender in spirituality and religion means that a believer completely gives up his own will and subjects his thoughts, ideas, and deeds to the will and teachings of a higher power.
  • Spirit possession
    Spirit possession is a term for the belief that animas, demons, extraterrestrials, gods, or spirits can take control of a human body.
  • Bloodletting in Mesoamerica
    Bloodletting was the ritualized self-cutting or piercing of an individual's body that served a number of ideological and cultural functions within ancient Mesoamerican societies, in particular the Maya.
  • Religious male circumcision
    Religious male circumcision generally occurs shortly after birth, during childhood or around puberty as part of a rite of passage.
  • Religion and drugs
    Many religions have expressed positions on what is acceptable to consume as a means of intoxication for spiritual, pleasure, or medicinal purposes.
  • Blessing
    A blessing (also used to refer to bestowing of such) is the infusion of something with holiness, spiritual redemption, or divine will.
  • Consecration
    Consecration is the solemn dedication to a special purpose or service, usually religious.
  • Nudity in religion
    Nudity in religion deals with the differing attitudes to nudity and modesty among world religions.
  • Charism
    In Christian theology, a charism (plural: charisms or charismata; in Greek singular: χάρισμα charisma, plural: χαρίσματα charismata) in general denotes any good gift that flows from God's love to humans.
  • Numinous
    Numinous /ˈnjuːmᵻnəs/ is an English adjective, derived from the Latin numen, meaning "arousing spiritual or religious emotion; mysterious or awe-inspiring".
  • Religious behaviour
    Religious behaviours are behaviours motivated by religious beliefs.