But beyond that, it also has an aura about it, a mysticism of exclusiveness, that makes it rather forbidding.
Or of the Zohar, the foundational work of Jewish mysticism, which was written in Spain.
Darwin was among the many scientists that have helped society evolve out of mysticism, superstition and faith.
In religion, the attempt by an individual to achieve a personal union with God or with some other divine being or principle. Mystics generally practice daily meditation.