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Published: 12th August 2021

Citation: Astronist Institution. (2021). Autotranscendence. Available: Last accessed [enter date e.g. 15th Aug 2021].


noun  Astrosoteriology

the moral principle that the ideas and actions of an Astronist should always be oriented towards the attainment of both individual and collective astrosis, especially by way of transcending all egoistic and anthropocentric beliefs.


Autotranism | ˈ ɔː təʊtrɑː nɪz(ə)m | noun
Autotranist | ˈ ɔː təʊtrɑː nɪst | adjective & noun
Autotranscendent | ˈ ɔːtəʊtrɑːnˈ sɛnd(ə)nt | adjective


Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix auto- denotes “the self” and when adjoined to the word transcendence meaning “existing beyond a normal or standard level” this forms the notion of “one’s supplanting of themselves.”

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