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8 Topic Pages Found in Religion & Theology and starting with the letter Y
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The name given to the famous ‘abominable snowman’ said to inhabit the Himalayan mountain range, but which may describe more than one cryptid. For well

Yggdrasil (Norse mythology)

In Norse mythology, the world tree, a sacred ash which spanned heaven and hell. It was evergreen and tended by the Norns , goddesses of past, present,


The concept and practices of yoga come out of India (→ Indian Subcontinent). The Sanskrit word yoga is related to the English ‘yoke.’ In the ancient

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Yom Kippur

Jewish high holy day, or ‘day of awe’, held on the tenth day of Tishri (September–October), the first month of the Jewish year. It is a day of

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Young, Brigham, 1801-1877

( brĭg'əm ), 1801–77, American religious leader, early head of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, b. Whitingham, Vt. Brigham Young was

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Young Men's Christian Association

(the Y or YMCA), organization having as its objective the development of values and behaviors that are consistent with Christian principles. Despite

Open Young Women’s Christian Association
Young Women’s Christian Association

(YWCA), organization whose stated mission is "to empower women and girls and to eliminate racism." The movement is nondenominational. It grew out of

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Yousafzai, Malala (1997 - )

Pakistani school pupil and education activist. She rose to international prominence in 2009 when she wrote a blog for the BBC, under the pseudonym Gul