The Holy Light is a immanent divinity[1] that is known to be able to both heal wounds, smite enemies, raise the dead into life and cause undead to flee. The Light is venerated as the seminal focus for a family of related religions among the peoples of the Eastern Kingdoms and the Draenei exiles. The Church of the Holy Light along with the society of the Draenei believe that the Light is ever-capable of rewarding virtue by way of a perfect afterlife and punishing the wicked with a miserable one.


According the the Summa Luxologica, one of countless authoritative philosophical texts by the Church of the Holy Light

"...The Holy Light [is] worthy of worship, and is neither philosophy nor faith itself nor a magic nor a god. Tthe Holy Light] has all power, and cannot but be the ultimate source of our blessings. Further, it is the reason that governs the universe, and is as such the ultimate truth, toward the comprehension of which which all philosophy ultimately aims.
Worship of the Holy Light in the Church of the Holy Light is done through ritual and actions of good will. The Holy Light is said to be linked mysteriously with creation, and acts of good will intimately affect communion with the Light.
  1. Debated by a number of other religions, and by some followers of the Light. The Light is broadly acknowledged but not necessarily considered a deity. Such groups instead tend to perceive of it as a dispersed, omnipresent force rather than a concrete, individual being.

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