New Religius Behaviors:A Case Study



During recent years, different communities and classes have been shaped in Tehran aiming to teach new ways of “living a better life”. Members of these communities, whose foundation is based on different viewpoints such as psychology and mysticism, are seeking a way of living in which they will be able to combine spiritual practices with prosperity, success, and perfection. The aim of this research is to investigate the functions and characteristics of such communities and their effects on the lifestyle of their members, and to examine the contribution of these communities to the formation of new religious behaviors in the society....