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Astronism in Latvia refers to the presence of the Astronist philosophy and religion in the Republic of Latvia. The operations of the Astronist Institution in this country are under jurisdiction of the Astronist Superiate of Latvia, a national subsidiary of the worldwide Astronist Institution.
The Astronist Superiate of Latvia oversees the construction and maintenance of observatories and planetariums throughout its jurisdiction. Latvia is split into ten regions and is set to hold one Grand Observatory in the capital city of Riga, which will be one of only two Astronist observatories in the country.
This national branch of the Astronist Institution manages the official representation and depiction of Astronism throughout this territory, including efforts to protect the identity of the philosophy with the intention of further disseminating it throughout the territory.
It is the Institution alone that is granted the status of proprietor to the philosophy in this territory as any other organisations or institutions proclaiming such a role are deemed as unauthorised proprietors and are therefore considered as part of the anti-Institutionist movement.
Several terms are used to refer to the presence of Astronism in Latvia including:
- Astro-Latvian philosophy
- Astro-Latvian religion
- Astro-Latvian spirituality
- Latvian astroncy
- Latvian Astronism
- Latvian astronomical religion
- Latvian Cosmism
- Latvian space religion
History of Astronism in Latvia
Astronism is not currently recognised by the Latvian government although religious freedom in the country for Astronists is guaranteed despite their unrecognised status. 492 Astronists are reported to be living in Latvia as of December 2020.
Astronist demographics in Latvia
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