A (often old) story with universal truths, often passed on through generations.
Messages behind the story, a timeless lesson relevant to all people of all times.
The first book in the Bible+Jewish Torah. Tells of the creation and early history of Jewish people.
The belief that the universe was deliberately made by a higher being to a set plan. Which leads to the idea of a creator; most often God.
Fairness and equality. No discrimination and fair treatment of the legal system.
Unfairness and inequality. When the legal system is discriminatory and unfair.
Seperation of different genders or races, e.g. in US busses, schools and shops were segregated: black and white.
Parable of Sheep and Goats
A meaningful story- parable, of Jesus' that tells Christians their responsibilities to help others, e.g. feed the hungry, visit the ill and imprisoned.
A jouney of special religious significance. Some are compulsory- like Hajj, others voluntary.
Someone taking part in a pilgrimage. In Islam, a pilgrim that completes the Hajj is known as a Haji.
The state of ritual cleanliness required throughout the Hajj. Pilgrims must wash and wear simple white garments.
Means 'The Enlightened One' The title was given to Siddharta Gautama after his enlightenment.
The experience of seeing the world clearly and truthfully. Buddha became enlightened and realised the cure and cause of suffering.
The 8 steps Buddha taught would lead to Nirvana. Includes right mindfullness and right livelihood.
Release from the cycle of life, death and rebirth. The aim of the Eightfold path.
Asking for something through prayer
Asking for something for others through prayer.
Thanking God for things.
Worshipping God and telling Him how great you think He is.
Showing that you are smaller than God.
Telling God what you've done and asking for forgiveness.