“I want to make clear that  by the term” religion “I do not mean the creed.

It is, However, true that every creed is originally based on the one hand upon the experience of the numinosum and on the other hand upon pistis, that is to say, trust or loyalty, faith and confidence in the Certain experience of the numinous nature and in the change of consciousness ensues that … We might say, then, that the term “religion” designates the attitude peculiar to a consciousness Which has been changed by experience of the numinosum. “~ Carl Jung, CW 11, ¶ 9.