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Aum Shinrikyo

/ˈəʊm ˌʃɪnrɪˈkjəʊ/
a syncretistic Japanese cult combining elements of Buddhism, Hinduism, and Christianity, founded by Shoko Asahara in 1986; responsible for a number of murders and in particular a nerve-gas attack on the Tokyo underground in 1995 Also called Supreme Truth Cult
Word Origin
C20: from Sanskrit aumom + Japanese shinri kyo supreme truth
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