Bikerism was birthed in the post WWII period, largely as a response to the alienating effects of industrialization. Today, spiritual motorcyclists continue the tradition in several different sects.
Budo refers to the philosophical and ethical code of the Japanese samurai, as well as the range of Japanese martial arts still practiced today.
Featuring a supportive community, baptismal rituals, and a naturalistic and Zen-like philosophy, surfing has long been considered a spiritual practice by its adherents.
A religion that sees the world as a living, interconnected, self-regulating and supporting organism. Inspired by the theories of scientist James Lovelock, Rather than looking out to a distant deity in the sky, Gainists see the world itself as the target of human devotion, reverence and caretaking.
The follower of Yogism is generally someone who believes in the practices of yoga but not necessarily the cosmological and metaphysical aspects that come with it.
A follower of Tattooism finds spiritual satisfaction in honoring their soul by decorating their skin. As with Bodists, the exaltation of the human body is seen as exaltation of the spirit as well.
The Bodist religion is one which focuses on the human body, and sees its development and modification as the most efficient way to achieve spiritual enlightenment. Through exercise, sport, adventure, etc, the Bodist finds that they are better able to control their world and find meaning in the tangible aspects of human life.
Eroticists believe that sexual union with other people is the best way to achieve spiritual union with the universe. In merging bodies, we lose our egos and stop seeing ourselves as separate from the world.
Nudists (also called Naturists in some countries) are people who find spiritual meaning in not wearing clothes. While the advent of body coverings allowed humans to survive in cold weather, their use in warm weather is relatively unnecessary.
Motorism appeals to lovers of motorized vehicles. The freedom afforded humanity by mechanized travel has also transformed its consciousness and culture. Motorists are great fans of Nomadism, travel and general Hedonism.