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Greek monogram for Jesus' name, resembling a superimposed X and P. (associated with Christianity)
Members of the church who are not ordained clergy. (associated with Christianity)
The Hindu goddess of wealth, prosperity, generosity and purity. She is also the embodiment of grace, beauty and charm. (associated with Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism)
The free vegetarian food served at a Sikh Gurdwara. It is eaten while everyone is seated as equals to represent the equality between all people of the world regardless of religion, age, race, caste, creed, gender, etc. It also represents the ethics of sharing and inclusiveness. (associated with Sikhism)
The last meal that Jesus took before the crucifixion. At this meal, Jesus gave a special meaning to the bread and the wine, which is remembered at the Eucharist. (associated with Christianity)
A hymn sung on Friday at dusk, welcoming the sabbath. (associated with Judaism)
A table, list or book containing scripture lessons to be read during religious service. (associated with Christianity and Judaism)
The 40 days from Ash Wednesday to Holy Week, marked by prayer, penitence and self-denial. It represents the 40 days that Jesus spent in the wilderness, during which time he was tempted by Satan. (associated with Christianity)
Aniconic (phallic symbol) emblem of the Hindu god Shiva. (associated with Hinduism)
Any form of communal, customary religious worship, reflecting praise, benediction, supplication or repentance, done by a specific religious group. (associated with multiple faiths)
One of the best-known Christian prayers, used as a petition for food (Eucharistic bread) and for forgiveness of sins. (associated with Christianity)
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