A journey with special religious
significance. Some pilgrimages are
compulsory (e.g. Hajj) others are
Someone who undertakes a
pilgrimage. In Islam, someone who
completes Hajj is called a Haji.
The state of ritual cleanliness
required throughout Hajj. Pilgrims
wash and wear simple white
A type of prayer:
Asking for something from God
e.g. Please God help me pass this
Asking for something on behalf of
others e.g. Please God help save
my brother from his illness.
Thanking God for something
e.g. Thankyou Lord for the food
we are about to receive.
Worshipping God and telling Him
how great you believe He is
E.g. our Father... hallowed be thy
Showing that you are smaller
e.g. I bow before you Lord
Telling God what you’ve done
and asking for forgiveness
e.g. Please forgive me my
Means ‘the Enlightened one’
Title given to Siddharta Gautama
after his Enlightenment.
The experience of seeing the world
clearly and truthfully. Buddha
became enlightened and realised
the cause of and cure for suffering.
The 8 steps Buddha taught would
lead to Nirvana. Includes right
mindfulness and right livelihood.
Release from the cycle of life,
death and rebirth. The aim of the