A ritual the Sioux performed to bring back the buffalo and return the Native American tribes to their land.
The Prophet of the Great Basin whose vision of the Ghost Dance transformed many people., Paiute religious leader who founded the Ghost Dance movement. The movement faded when a number of its followers, thought to have supernatural protection, were massacred at Wounded Knee
one of two great schools of Buddhist doctrine emphasizing a common search for universal salvation especially through faith alone
school of Mahayana Buddhism asserting that enlightenment can come through meditation and intuition rather than faith
One of the two major sects of Zen (along with Rinzai), the school of "gradual awakening," which believes enlightenment is gained gradually meditating throughout your life.
In Chan and Zen Buddhism, a question that cannot be answered logically; a technique used to test consciousness and bring awakening.
The basic method of Zen meditation, traditionally practiced while seated in the lotus position in the meditation hall.
one the Shinto deities (including mythological beings, spirits of distinguished men, forces of nature)
A devotional remembrance of Allah through the recitation of his ninety-nine names and other devotional practices