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This is a list of religions and spiritual traditions. Some entries are written more than once.

Dharmic religions

Religions that have idea of Dharma.




Major schools and movements of Hindu philosophy


Main article: Sikhism


Abrahamic religions

A group of monotheistic traditions often grouped together because all refer to a patriarch named Abraham.


See also: List of Christian denominations by number of members


Eastern and Oriental Orthodoxy




Christian Gnosticism
Early Gnosticism
Medieval Gnosticism
Persian Gnosticism
Syrian-Egyptic Gnosticism


Kalam Schools





Groups sometimes considered non-Islamic
These religious traditions are not recognized as parts of Islam by mainstream Islamic fiqh, but consider themselves to be Muslim.


Rabbinic Judaism
Non-Rabbinic Judaism
Historical groups
Other sects


Mystic and esoteric versions of the major religions

Iranian religions

East Asian religions

African diasporic religions

These religions are those of African cultures who have settled outside of Africa (diaspora). They are also sometimes called Creole religions. They include a number of related religions that developed in the Americas among African slaves and their descendants in various countries of the Caribbean Islands and Latin America, as well as parts of the southern United States. The traditions come from African traditional religions, especially of West and Central Africa.

Indigenous traditional faiths

See also: Animism, Paganism, and Shamanism

Traditionally, these faiths have all been classified as pagan religions, but modern scholars prefer the terms "indigenous", "primal", "folk", or "ethnic".


West Africa
Central Africa
East Africa
Southern Africa


Traditional religions of the Native American peoples.




Cargo cults

Historical polytheism

Further information: Prehistoric religion and History of religion

Ancient Near Eastern




Occult religions

Left-hand path occult religions


New Age religions and UFO religions

Parody religions

Fictional religions

  • The Singularity Church of the Machine God (Deus Ex: Mankind Divided)
  • Tribunal Temple (The Elder Scrolls)
  • Nine Divines (The Elder Scrolls)
  • Imperial religion (The Elder Scrolls)
  • Nordic religion (The Elder Scrolls)
  • Altmeri religion (The Elder Scrolls)
  • Bosmeri religion (The Elder Scrolls)
  • Falmeri religion (The Elder Scrolls)
  • Dunmeri religion (The Elder Scrolls)
  • Yokudan religion (The Elder Scrolls)
  • Bretony religion (The Elder Scrolls)
  • Khajiiti religion (The Elder Scrolls)
  • Kothri religion (The Elder Scrolls)
  • Orcish religion (The Elder Scrolls)
  • Daedroth worship (The Elder Scrolls)
  • Cthulhu Mythos (H.P. Lovecraft)
  • Jedi (Star Wars)
  • Sith (Star Wars)
  • Je'daii (Star Wars)
  • Prophets of the Dark Side (Star Wars)
  • Cult of the Screaming Blade (Star Wars)
  • Krayt Cult (Star Wars)
  • Mandalorian religion (Star Wars)
  • Voss mysticism (Star Wars)
  • Mind walkers (Star Wars)
  • Faith of the Seven (A Song of Ice and Fire)
  • Old Gods of the Forest (A Song of Ice and Fire)
  • Faith of R'hllor (A Song of Ice and Fire)
  • White Walkers / The Great Other (A Song of Ice and Fire)
  • Valyrian religion (A Song of Ice and Fire)
  • Ghiscari religion (A Song of Ice and Fire)
  • Ironborn Religion (A Song of Ice and Fire)
  • Qohorik religion (A Song of Ice and Fire)
  • Dothraki religion (A Song of Ice and Fire)
  • Lhazarene religion (A Song of Ice and Fire)
  • Warlocks of Qarth (A Song of Ice and Fire)
  • The Lion of Night and the Maiden-Made-of-Light (A Song of Ice and Fire)
  • Faceless Men (A Song of Ice and Fire)
  • Church of the Fonz (Family Guy)
  • Klingon religion (Star Trek)
  • Robotology (Futurama)
  • Virtology (Godspell)
  • Jashinism (Naruto)
  • The Church of Hanzo (Overwatch)
  • Imperial Cult (Warhammer 40k)
  • Cult Mechanicus (Warhammer 40k)
  • Divine Bomb worship (Beneath the Planet of the Apes)
  • Pagan gods (The Wicker Man)
  • The Two Great Ones (Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure)
  • Lords of Kobol (Battlestar Galactica)
  • Cylonian religion (Battlestar Galactica)
  • He Who Walks Behind the Rows (Children of the Corn)
  • Eywa (Avatar)
  • Followers of Mademoiselle (Martyrs)
  • Muad'Dib (Dune)
  • Children of Atom (Fallout)

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