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Published: 12th August 2021

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


noun  Astrosoteriology

the art of cultivating stellancy, typically involving activities such as stargazing, orrery-making, astromeditation, the reading of Astronist literature etc., and generally with the intention of advancing one’s achievement of astrosis.


Astrise | əˈ strʌɪs | verb
Astriser | əˈ strʌɪsə | noun
Astrised | əˈ strʌɪsɪd | past participle


Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix astri- is used to denote anything relating to “stellancy” while its counterpart term astrising is used as both a noun and a present participle verb to denote one’s cultivation or advancement of stellancy.

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