Spirit World

   See Other Worlds; Spirits.

Historical dictionary of shamanism. . 2007.

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  • Spirit world — may refer to:* Spirit world (spiritualism) * Spirit world (Latter Day Saints) * * In Hare Krishna contexts, the Vaikunta planets or the Goloka Vrindavana planet are often referred to as the spiritual world or the spiritual sky . * The Spirit… …   Wikipedia

  • spirit world — noun any imaginary place where spiritual beings (demons or fairies or angels or the like) abide science has emptied the spirit world of its former inhabitants • Hypernyms: ↑imaginary place, ↑mythical place, ↑fictitious place * * * spirit world… …   Useful english dictionary

  • spirit world — Synonyms and related words: bodilessness, ghostliness, immateriality, immaterialness, impalpability, imponderability, incorporeality, incorporeity, inextension, intangibility, nonexteriority, occult phenomena, occultism, otherworldliness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Spirit world (Mormonism) — Latter Day Saint beliefs = In Latter Day Saints theology, the term spirit world refers to the realm where the spirits of the dead await the Resurrection. In LDS thought, this spirit world is divided into at least two conditions: Paradise and… …   Wikipedia

  • Spirit world (spiritualism) — This page covers the concept of the spirit world as purveyed by Spiritualism, as differentiated from Spiritism.HistoryAccording to the doctrine of Spiritualism, spirits constitute or inhabit a world in itself; this world is called the Spirit… …   Wikipedia

  • the spirit world — (in animistic and occult belief) the nonphysical realm in which disembodied spirits have their existence …   Useful english dictionary

  • spirit — [spir′it] n. [ME < OFr espirit < L spiritus, breath, courage, vigor, the soul, life, in LL(Ec), spirit < spirare, to blow, breathe < IE base * (s)peis , to blow > (prob.) Norw fisa, to puff, blow, OSlav piskati, to pipe, whistle] 1 …   English World dictionary

  • spirit gum — ☆ spirit gum n. a solution of gum arabic in ether, etc. used as in the theater to attach false hair, whiskers, etc. to the face …   English World dictionary

  • spirit level — n. LEVEL (n. 1) …   English World dictionary

  • Spirit prison — is believed by some Christians including, most notably, Latter day Saints, to be a place where people who have not had the opportunity to learn and accept the Gospel of Jesus Christ while living will be able to receive it in the afterlife, after… …   Wikipedia

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