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Published: 2nd August 2020

Citation: Astronist Institution. (2020). Cosmism. Available: Last accessed: [date].


noun (also Neocosmism)

a religious philosophy forming the foundations of the Astronist mystical and esoteric tradition known as Astrocism. It emphasises an astronous lifestyle involving the mastery of one’s astronality, thus leading to union with The Cosmos (astrosis) via gaining knowledge of, and living in harmony with, the Astran, the principle which governs the order, pattern, structure and continuation of the astronomical world.


Cosmist | kɒsmɪst | noun
Cosmistic | kɒsmɪstɪk | adjective
Neocosmist | ˈniːəʊkɒsmɪst | noun
Neocosmistic | ˈniːəʊkɒsmɪstɪk | adjective


Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix cosmo-, denoting The Cosmos, combined with the suffix -ism denoting a belief; meaning ‘belief centred on The Cosmos.’

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