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Islamic Term for an opinion or edict issued by a mufti or 'ulama; a famous one was issued in 1989 fatwa
This is a fusion of 2 other religions, Islamic Sufism & the Bhakti form of Hinduism Sikhism
This city is the religious center of the Sikhs, and home to the Golden Temple, is located in India's Punjab state Amritsar
Now a term for any spiritual guide, this term was first applied to Nanak, the founder of the Sikh faith and Gobind Singh the 10th and last one of these Guru
In this religion, males add Singh and females add Kaur to their names Sikhism
This religion's 5 K's include kesh (uncut hair) and kirpan (sword or dagger) Sikhism
This religion was founded in India by Mahavira Jainism
This "universal" religion founded by the Bahaullah or Bab, in Persia is headquartered in Tsrael Bahai
Rituals in this popular religion of Haiti are led by a houngan, a priest, or a mambo, a priestess. Loas are their saints Voodoo
Associated with Caribbean voodoo cults, these entranced folks are also known as the walking dead Zombie
Tomb 347 in New Orleans' St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 is reputed to contain the remains of this most famous Voodoo queen Marie Laveau
Tomb 347 in New Orleans' St. Louis Cemetery This double-talk word refers to a voodoo talisman: a bag filled with herbs, oils, stones & jujus Gris-gris
Voodoo queen Marie Laveau is one of many local legend depicted in wax at the Musee Conti in this U.S. city New Orleans
The Avesta is the main scripture of this ancient religion named after a 6th century BC prophet who believe that Ahura Mazda is the one true god Zoroastrianism
Descended from Iranian exiles, these fire-worshipping Zoroastrians now live in India Parsi
This Japanese religion's name means the way of the gods or Kami and once believed that the sun goddess was the ancestor of the royal family Shinto
Its most sacred books are Kokiji, or "Record of Ancient Events", & Nihongi, or "Chronicle of Japan" Shinto
Gates called torii are at the thousands of shrines of this religion and dolls called katashiro take on transgressions of a person & are set adrift in the spiritual cleansing rite of purification Shinto
Dreadlock wearing members of this Jamaican religious movement started in the 1920s believe that Ethiopia is heaven Rastafarianism
It's the 2-word name for the Hindu sect founded in the U.S. in 1965 by Swami Prabhupada that solicits funds in airports Hare Krishna
Science fiction writer L Ron Hubbard's book "Dianetics" gave rise to this "Church" Scientology
This sternly conservative Islamic movement named for an 18th century cleric is based in Arabia Wahhabism
These mystical scriptures of Hinduism date from about 900 B.C. were written in Sanskrit Upanishads
This 9th month of the Muslim calendar is marked by daytime fasting which is ended by the Eid-Ul Fitr Ramadan
For Jews, it starts on Friday evening at sunset with hallah and concludes with Havdalah, a weekly ceremony involving wine & spices Sabbath
Islamic house of worship where you can find minbars and minarets in which prayer is led by an imam Mosque
The Hadith is a collection of the words & deeds of this prophet Muhammad
Terrorist group responsible for 9/11 Al-Qaeda
This Hindu scripture's name means "Song of the Lord" and records a dialogue between a warrior named Arjuna & Krishna, an avatar of Vishnu Bhagavad Gita
His family's construction business boomed with contracts in Mecca but he chose to destroy buildings and flee to Tora Bora Osama Bin Laden
He fled Potala Palace in Lhasa in 1959, met the Pope in 1986 and won the 1989 Nobel Peace Prize and is exiled in India. He wrote The Art of Happiness and The Universe in a Single Atom Dalai Lama
In a Tibetan rite, a boy who picks out this man's former possessions is declared his reincarnation. The current and 14th one is Tenzin Gyatso Dalai Lama
Head Abbots of the Tashilhunpo Monastery in Tibet are given this title, once second to the Dalai Lama in authority Panchen Lama
In 1578 a Mongolian ruler first gave the leader of Tibet's Yellow Hat sect of Buddhism this title Dalai Lama
The term for divinely revealed law in Islam, it's the basis of the legal system in much of Arabia Sharia
The Indian sage Vatsyayana wrote this erotic how-to manual whose name is Sanskrit for "Love Science" Kama Sutra
Reincarnation & transmigration are explored in the Zohar, the main text of this Jewish mystical tradition studied by Madonna Kabbalah
This garment is worn by some Muslim women Burqa
It's defined as the belief in more than one god Polytheism
Patron saint of France St Denis
Patron saint of Germany St Boniface
He was the 1st king of Hungary in 1000 AD and became the patron saint as well St Stephen
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