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Published: 2nd August 2020

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



1 the belief that all human and animal life ultimately originate from the astronomical world (e.g. panspermia), often used as a means to suggest that the astronomical world should be the source people’s spirituality or existential purpose. 2 the belief that astronomical objects and phenomena possess divine function as a result of human origination from them, often manifested in the form of star blessings and the intercession of the The Cosmos through cosmic prayer and devotion.


Astrogenist | ˈastrədʒɛnɪst | adjective & noun
Astrogenistic | ˈastrədʒɛnɪstɪk | adjective
Astrogenistically | ˈastrədʒɛnɪstɪk(ə)li | adverb


Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix astro-, denoting the stars or an astronomical object, combined with the suffix -genism denoting a belief about the origins of something; meaning ‘treatise of all knowledge and doctrine.’

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