Wayism, in whatever form, is always marked by the following basic identifications:
Wayism is at the foundation of several religious reformations that took place in the 1st century. Christianity, the Mahayana movement and the Bhakti movement, for example.
All true Wayist organizations are registered with International Association of Wayist Organizations, the international body that guards the purity of Wayist teaching and hold patent, copyright and trademarks of several Wayist marks of identification.
In popular culture, several Wayist-like groups have come and gone over the years. The concept was even used in science fiction, in television shows and in video games.