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Hinduism is a pantheistic religion.
  the doctrine or belief that God is the universe and its phenomena (taken or conceived of as a whole) or the doctrine that regards the universe as a manifestation of God
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pantheism pantheist pantheistic pantheists
More rarely, "pantheism" may be used to denote a religious belief in many (or all) gods
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  • Hinduism is a pantheistic religion.
  • To come into the warm enclosed place after the pantheistic animal feeling without, was to reassume some absurd and impressive knightly name, as thunderous as spurred boots in war, as football cleats on the cement of a locker-room floor.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • Not infrequently we find in Hinduism and Buddhism an emphasis on the fact that the deity is present in all things (pantheism) and that man can become one with God through religious insight.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • is rejected as "pantheism" and has sometimes been rewarded with the stake); nevertheless, the prayers and diaries of the Christian mystics abound in ecstatic descriptions of the unitive, soul-shattering experience (see above, p.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces

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  • And that is pantheism.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • Heed it well, ye Pantheists!
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • It got its name from the original religion practiced there-Pantheism-the worship of all gods, specifically the pagan gods of Mother Earth.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • "Dictatorships," he was saying, "are pantheistic.
    Julia Alvarez  --  In the Time of the Butterflies
  • He himself knew that, in reality, the confused beliefs which she held, apparently imbibed in childhood, were, if anything, Tractarian as to phraseology, and Pantheistic as to essence.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Tess of the d’Urbervilles
  • Chapter VII: Of The Cause Of A Leaning To Pantheism Amongst Democratic Nations.
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 2

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  • ] [Footnote 107: Emerson has been considered a pantheist.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • "Well, if I had to guess, just to pull something out of the ah", I would say some form of pantheism, perhaps something akin to the less contemplative forms of Buddhism."
    Roger Zelazny  --  My Name is Legion
  • At the end Mrs. Mudge spoke with more vigor and punctuation: "Now let me suggest to all of you the advantages of the Theosophical and Pantheistic Oriental Reading Circle, which I represent.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Babbitt
  • It cannot be denied that pantheism has made great progress in our age.
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 2
  • Amongst the different systems by whose aid philosophy endeavors to explain the universe, I believe pantheism to be one of those most fitted to seduce the human mind in democratic ages.
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 2
  • In this enchanted mood, thy spirit ebbs away to whence it came; becomes diffused through time and space; like Crammer’s sprinkled Pantheistic ashes, forming at last a part of every shore the round globe over.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • So he was a pantheist.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • A sort of generic or Pantheistic vitality seemed to lurk in their very joints and bones, after what might be called the individual life had departed.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • This idea is called pantheism.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • They were Pantheists then .
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • "It is Pantheism or Idealism," he said.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • "] [Footnote 12: Here we have a reminder of Emerson’s pantheism.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
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Associated words [difficulty]:   pantheism [7] , empiricism [5] , humanism [5] , rationalism [5] , categorical imperative [8]
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