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Lailat al-Qadr (Islam) - The Night of Power when Gabriel first revealed the Quran to Muhammad (pbuh) and is commemorated on the night before the 27th Islamic month of Ramadan.
Laity (Buddhism, Christianity, etc.) - Members of a religion not ordained as priests, monks, nuns, etc.
Langar (Sikhism) - Free community Kitchen in a Sikh gurdwara where people eat to express hospitality and symbolises rejection of caste and class. This is a fundamental aspect of the Sikh religion demonstrating equality as instituted by Guru Nanak.
Latin (Christianity) - The language of the ancient Romans which became the language of the Western Christian church and the Bible used in church for many centuries.
Lawan (Sikhism) - This is when the couple circumvent the Guru Granth Sahib during the Sikh marriage ceremony. It is also the name of the four stanza composition by Guru Ram Das found on page 773 of the Guru Granth Sahib. See Phera.
Laws of Manu (Hinduism) - Hindu code of conduct compiled going towards 200 BCE. It covers many aspects of living and issues like gender inequality.
Lectern (Christianity) - Reading desk, especially used for reading the Bible.
Lent (Christianity) - Period of fasting and penitence ahead of the Christian festival of Easter.
Lila game - Krishna in divine play disguises himself as someone in the world (The field of the Kurus).
Liturgy (Christianity, Judaism) - A fixed form or order of public worship.
Lord's Prayer (Christianity) - Prayer taught by Jesus and, in slight variations, used by all Christians in public and private.
Lunar (Islam, Hinduism, etc) - Months or calendars calculated by the movement of the moon round the earth. Hinduism adjusts the lunar calendar to keep in with the sloar calendar by instituting extra months. Islam will catch up with the Western Common Era calendar.

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