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World Religions

Buddhism
Abhayagirivasins, Amarapura fraternity, Bka'Brgyudpa, Bon-Po, Bri-Gung Bka'-Brgyudpa, 'Brug-Pa Bka'-Brgyud-Pa, Burmese Buddhism,Dge-Lugs-Pa, Karma Bka'-Brgyud-Pa, Ch'an, Chen-yen, Cheng Shih, Ch'in-Tu, Chu-she, Dharmaguptakas, Early Mahayana, Fa-Hsiang, Hua-yen, Jetavaniya, Khmer Buddhism, Madhyamaka, Mahasamghikas, Mahaviharavasins, Mon Buddhism, Mulasarvastivadins, Pudgalavadins, Pyu Buddhism, Ramanna, Ris-Med, Rnying-Ma-Pa, Sarvastivadins, Sa-Skya-Pa, Sautrantikas, Siam Nikaya, Tai Buddhism, Tathagatagarbha, Theravadins, Tibetan Buddhism, T'ien-Tai, Vaibhashikas, Vajrayanas, Vibhajjyavadins, Yogacara.

Christianity
African Methodist Episcopal Church, American Baptists, Amish, Anglicanism, Arianism, Church of Armenia, Baptists, Benedictines, Carmelites, Carthusians, Christadelphians, Church of Scotland, Churches of Christ, Cistercians, Congregationalism, Coptic Orthodox Church, Disciples of Christ, Domincans, Donatism, Dutch Reformed Church of South Africa, Ethiopian Orthodox Church, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Franciscans, German Evangelical Church, Gnosticism, Holy Orthodox Church of Japan, Hussites, Hutterites, Jansenist, Jehovah's Witnesses, Jesuits, Lollards, Lutheran Church of Denmark, Lutheran Church of Finland, Lutheran Church of Iceland, Lutheran Church of Norway, Maronite Church, Marcionite movement, Melkite Church, Mennonites, Methodism, Missouri Synod, Montanism, Monarchianism, Moravian Brethren, National Baptist Convention, Old Believers, Old Catholic Churches, Orthodox Church of Albania, Orthodox Church of America, Orthodox Church of Bulgaria, Orthodox Church of China, Orthodox Church of Czech and Slovak Lands, Orthodox Church of Finland, Orthodox Church of Georgia, Orthodox Church of Greece, Orthodox Church of Russia, Orthodox Church of Serbia, Patriarchate of Alexandria, Patriarchate of Antioch, Patriarchate of Constantinople, Patriarchate of Jerusalem, Pentecostalism, Presbyterian Church, Protestant Episcopal Church, Protestantism, Reformed Church in America, Reformed Church of France, Reformed Church of the Netherlands, Roman Catholicism, Salvation Army, Seventh Day Adventists, Society of Friends, Southern Baptist Convention, Syrian Orthodox Church, Ukrainian Uniate Church, Unitarians, United Church of Christ, United Methodist Church, Waldenses.

Confucianism
Early Confucianism, Idealistic School, Neo-Idealist Confucians, Neo-Rationalist Confucians, New Text School, Old Text School, Rationalistic School, School of Hsun Tzu, School of Mencius.

Hinduism
Aghoris, Ajivikas, Ananda Marga, Arya Samaj, Aurobindo Ashram, Bisapanthi, Brahma Kumaris, Brahmo Samaj, Dadapanthis, Dasanamis, Devotion to Durga, Devotion to Kali, Devotion to Mal, Devotion to Maria Man, Devotion to Muru Kan, Dharma Shastra, Elan Vital, Ganapatyas, Gandhi Ahimsa, Gaudiya Math, Gaudiya Vaishnavas, Goraknathis, Haridasis, ISKCON, Kabirpanthis, Kanji Swami Panthi, Kashmir Shaivism, Krishnamurti Foundation, Lingayats, Makrananda, Mimamsa, Murti-Pujaka, Nimavats, Osho Movement, Prarthana Samaj, Radasoamis, Rajneesh Movement, Ramakrishna Mission, Ramana Maharshi, Ramavats, Sahaja Yoga, Said-Vaishnavas, Samkara, Samkhya Schools, Sathya Sai Baba, Shaiva Siddhantins, Shaivas, Shaktas, Shivananda Ashram, Shri Vaishnavas, Shri Vidya, Siddah Yoga, Social Castes, Sthanakavasi, Svacandra Bhairavas, Sva-Dharma, Swami Narayans, Tantrism Taranpanthi, Tenkalai, Terapanthi, Tirthankaras, Transcendental Meditation, Trikashaivism, Vaikhanasas,Vaishnavites, Vallabhas, Vatakalai, Vedanta, Vitthallas, Virashaivism, Yoga Schools.

Islam
Ahmadiyyah, Ashariyyah, Babis, Baha'is, Badwiyyah, Bayramiyyah, Bektashiyyah, Druzes, Hanafiyyah, Hanbaliyyah, Islam, Imamiyyah, Ismailiyyah, Jalwatiyyah, Khalwatiyyah, Kharijiyyah, Kubrawiyyah, Malikiyyah, Maturidiyyah, Mawlawiyyah, Naqshbandiyyah, Nusayriyyah, Qadiriyyah, Qarmatiyyah, Rifaiyyah, Shadhaliyyah, Shafiiyyah, Shi'a, Suhrawardiyyah, Sunni, Tidjaniyyah, Wahabiyyah, Yasawiyyah, Yazidiyyah, Zaydiyyah.

Jainism
Bisapanthis, Digambaras, Jainism, Kanji Svami Panth, Kavi Panth, Kharana Gaccha, Kharatara Gaccha, Nav Terapanth, Smaller Gacchas, Sthanakvasis, Shvetambaras, Tapa Gaccha, Taranapanthis, Terapanthis.

Judaism
Alexandrian Jews, Ancient Israeliste religion, Ancient Judaism, Babylonian Judaism, Bene Israel, Cochin Jews, Conservative Judaism, Essenes, Falashas, Hasidism, Hebrew Christians, Kabbalists, Kaifung Jews, Karaites, Merkabah Mysticism, Orthodox Judaism, Pharisees, Reform Judaism, Sabbatians, Sadducees, Samaritans, Talmudical Judaism.

Shinto
Emperor System (State Shinto), Indigenous Japanese traditions, Jinja Shinto, Kokugaku, Konkokyo, Kurozumikyo, Non-Japanese Sources of Shinto, Ryobu Shinto, Sanno-Ichijitsu Shinto, Shinbutsu Bunri, Shinto, Shinto sects, Shinto shrines, Shinto Taikyo, Suika Shinto, Taikyo, Tenrikyo, Watarai Shinto, Yui-itsu Shinto.

Sikhism
Akalis/Nihangs; Akhand Kirtani Jatha; Bandai Sikhs; Evolution of the Sikh Panth; Foundation of the Sikh Panth; Healthy, Happy, Holy Organisation; Khalsa Singhs (Tat Khalsa); Minas, Masands, Dhir Malias, Ram Raiyas; Namdharis; Nanaksar Movement; Nirankaris; Nirmalas; Sanatan Singh Sabha; Tat Khalsa Singh Sabha; Transformation of the Sikh Panth; Udasis.

Taoism
Cheng-I, Chuan-Chen, Chen-Ta-Tao, Chuang Tzu, Fang-Shih, Five Elements, Five Pecks of Rice, Hsuan Hsueh, Lao Tzu, Lieh Tzu, Ling-Pao, Northern Heavenly Masters, Peng-Lai, Shang Ching Mao Shan sect, Southern Heavenly Master, Tai Ping Tao/Yellow Turbans, Tai-i,Tien Shih Tao (The Way of the Heavenly Master), Wu-tou-Mi-Tao (Five Pecks of Rice),Yin Yang.

Zoroastrianism
Ilm-I Kshnoom, Lovers of Meher Baba, Mazdaznan Movement, Orthodox Zoroastrianism, Parsi Theosophy, Reformists, Zoroastrianism, Zurvanism.

 

Regions

China and Taiwan
Divine Teaching of the Confucian School (Rizong Jiao), Fo Kuang Shan, Heavenly Thearch Religion (Tiandi Jiao), Heavenly Virtue Religion (Tiande Jiao), I-Kuan Dao (Unity sect), Mohism, Legalism, Popular religion in China, Pre-Classical Religion in China, Society of Goodness (Tung-shan She), San-I Chiao (Three in One Religion), Sanctuary of the Dao (Daoyuan), Tzu Chi Compassion Relief Foundation, Tao-yuan (Sanctuary of the Tao), T'ien-te Sheng Chiao (Sacred Religion of Celestial Virtue), Tz'u-hui Tang (Compassion Society),Yellow Emperor Religion (Xuanyuan Jiao).

East Asia
Agonshu, Aum Shinrikyo, Mahikari, Nara Buddhism, Nichiren Buddhism, Pure Land Buddhism, Rissho Kosei Kai, Shingon and Tendai Buddhism, Soka Gakkai, Zen.

Europe
Baltic neo-Pagan religion, Celtic religion, Finnish neo-pagan religion, Freemasonry, Germanic religion, Goddess spirituality, Greco-Roman religion, Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, Mithraism, Neo-Celtic religion, Neo-Germanic religion, Neo-Shamanism, New Age, Swedenborgianism, Theosophy, Witchcraft/Wicca.

India
Tribal cults.

Indonesia
Acehnese religion, Balinese religion, Batak religion, Bugis religion, Bornean religions, Muhammadiyyah, Nahdatul Ulama, Subud

Latin America
Aztec religion, Culto Male, Haitian Voodoo, Inca religion, Kadiweu religion, Kardecism, Maya religion, Quechua religion, rastafari movement, Santo Daime, Umbanda.

North America
Blackfeet religion, Cherokee religion, Cheyenne religion, Choctaw religion, Christian Science, Code of Handsome Lake, Hopi religion, Inuit religion, Mormonism, Native American Church, Navajo religion, Sioux religion.

Polynesia
Cook Islands religion, Hawaiian Islands religion, Marquesas Islands religion, New religious movements in New Zealand, New religious movements in Polynesia, New Zealand traditional religions, Samoan Islands religion, Tongan Islands religion.

South-East Asia
Animism, Cao Dai, Hoa, Hao, Mahanikay, Shwegyin Nikaya, Thammayutika Nikaya, Thuddamma Nikaya.

Sub-Saharan Africa
Aladura, Bemba religion, Chamba religion, Chewa religion, Kaguru religion, Kongo religion, Legio Maria Movement, Oromo religion, Maasai religion, Mende religion, Merina religion, Nuer religion, Oromo religion, Tswana religion, Yoruba religion.

Western Oceania
Australian Aboriginal religion, Baluan Native United Christian Church, Christian Fellowship Church of New Georgia, Jon Frum movement, Mambu movement, Melanesian religions, Micronesian religions, Tuka movement, Yali movement, Vailala madness.