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Published: 12th August 2021

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


noun  Astrosoteriology

the process of becoming an exemplary Astronist, especially one’s choice to embark upon such an endeavour.


Luminant | ˌ luːmɪˈ nant | noun
Luminer | ˌ luːmɪˈ nə | noun
Luminantly | ˌ luːmɪˈ nantlɪ | adverb
Luminational | ˌ luːmɪˈ neɪʃ(ə)nəl | adverb


Astro-English: from Astronese, the noun lumination is based on the concept of starlight as a metaphor for guidance through life for individuals and for the guidance of humankind as a whole.

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