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Definition of Religion

Religion

  1. The outward act or form by which men indicate their recognition of the existence of a god or of gods having power over their destiny, to whom obedience, service, and honor are due; the feeling or expression of human love, fear, or awe of some superhuman and overruling power, whether by profession of belief, by observance of rites and ceremonies, or by the conduct of life; a system of faith and worship; a manifestation of piety; as, ethical religions; monotheistic religions; natural religion; revealed religion; the religion of the Jews; the religion of idol worshipers.
  2. Specifically, conformity in faith and life to the precepts inculcated in the Bible, respecting the conduct of life and duty toward God and man; the Christian faith and practice.
  3. A monastic or religious order subject to a regulated mode of life; the religious state; as, to enter religion.
  4. Strictness of fidelity in conforming to any practice, as if it were an enjoined rule of conduct.

Religion Quotations

When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.
Mahatma Gandhi

This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
Dalai Lama

Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.
Buddha

So I say to you, Ask and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you.
Jesus Christ

However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
Buddha
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Religion Translations

religion in Afrikaans is godsdiens
religion in Dutch is religie, geloof, godsdienst
religion in French is religion
religion in German is Religon, Religion
religion in Italian is religione
religion in Norwegian is religion
religion in Swedish is religion
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