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Definitions[ edit ] "One of the few things on which all scholars agree concerning New Age is that it is difficult to define. Often, the definition given actually reflects the background of the scholar giving the definition. Thus, the New Ager views New Age as a revolutionary period of history dictated by the stars; the Christian apologist has often defined new age as a cult; the historian of ideas understands it as a manifestation of the perennial tradition; the philosopher sees New Age as a monistic or holistic worldview; the sociologist describes New Age as a new religious movement NRM ; while the psychologist describes it as a form of narcissism.
Chryssides suggested that it could be understood as "a counter-cultural Zeitgeist". Lewis stated that it remained a useful etic category for scholars to use because, "There exists no comparable term which covers all aspects of the movement.
All manifestations of this movement are characterized by a popular western culture criticism expressed in terms of a secularized esotericism. Through their shared marginalisation within a given society, these disparate ideas interact and create new syntheses.
The first, the social camp, represents groups that primarily seek to bring about social change, while the second, the occult camp, instead focus on contact with spirit entities and channeling.
York's third group, the spiritual camp, represents a middle ground between these two camps that focuses largely on individual development. Scholars call this new esoteric trend occultismand this occultism was a key factor in the development of the worldview from which the New Age emerged.
Swedenborg's attempt to unite science and religion and his prediction of a coming era in particular have been cited as ways that he prefigured the New Age. In her books Isis Unveiled and The Secret DoctrineBlavatsky claimed that her Society was conveying the essence of all world religions, and it thus emphasized a focus on comparative religion.
Gordon Melton point out, the New Age phenomenon represents "a synthesis of many different preexisting movements and strands of thought". A variety of small movements arose, revolving around revealed messages from beings in space and presenting a synthesis of post-Theosophical and other esoteric doctrines.
These movements might have remained marginal, had it not been for the explosion of the counterculture in the s and early s.
It became perfectly feasible for the same individuals to consult the I Ching, practice Jungian astrology, read Abraham Maslow's writings on peak experiences, etc.
The reason for the ready incorporation of such disparate sources was a similar goal of exploring an individualized and largely non-Christian religiosity.
He noted that as this happened, the meaning of the term "New Age" changed; whereas it had once referred specifically to a coming era, at this point it came to be used in a wider sense to refer to a variety of spiritual activities and practices.
Healing Self and Society. Erharda transformational training course that became a prominent part of the early movement. The Convergence attracted more people to the movement than any other single event.
Knight RamthaNeale Donald Walsch Conversations with God note that Walsch denies being a "channeler" and his books make it obvious that he is not one, though the text emerged through a dialogue with a deeper part of himself in a process comparable to automatic writing contributed to the movement's growth.
Melton presented a conference paper in which he argued that, given that he knew of nobody describing their practices as "New Age" anymore, the New Age had died.The Boom Of Medical Tourism In India. India is also a treasure trove of alternative medicine systems and holistic healing; the Ayurvedic, Siddha, and Yoga centres in the country attract a.
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