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Literally means "my great one." It refers to a religious teacher or a Jewish spiritual leader. (associated with Judaism)
A month of religious observance in the Islamic calendar corresponding to the time when the Qur'an was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad. Fasting between dawn and sunset is obligatory for all healthy adult Muslims for purification through self-restraint and to promote the learning of patience, sacrifice and humility. (associated with Islam)
The spiritual leader of a group of Hassidim. (associated with Judaism)
Reconciliation and penance
A Christian sacrament that includes confession of sins, acceptance of punishment and absolution. (associated with Orthodox and Roman Catholic)
A person authorized to conduct religious services – the pastor of a parish. (associated with Protestantism)
A religious, social, political and economic movement in the 16th century that led to the establishment of various church denominations, including the Lutheran church. (associated with Protestantism)
An object, notably part of the body or clothes, remaining as a memorial of a departed personage of religious significance. The relics are honoured and venerated. (associated with Roman Catholic, Anglican, Buddhism and Hinduism)
Likely dating to 1300-1200 BCE, it is one of the four canonical sacred Hindu texts (Vedas). It comprises 1,028 hymns to numerous gods. (associated with Hinduism)
A form of Catholic prayer that combines prayer and meditation; also refers to a set of prayer beads. (associated with Roman Catholic)
New Year celebration according to the Jewish calendar. (associated with Judaism)
The bowing down position in prayer. (associated with Islam)
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