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Glossary of Terms: L


L Ron Hubbard Birthday

L. Ron Hubbard Birthday

Labor Day

Labor Day

Labrys

a double-edged axe found in Greek and Cretan culture; its association with Minoan priestesses has encouraged its connection with Dianic Wicca and witchcraft

Lag BOmer

Lag B'Omer

Lailat al Baraah

Lailat al-Bara'ah

Lailat al Miraj

Lailat al-Miraj

Lailat al Qadr

Lailat al-Qadr

Lammas

Lammas

Last day of Paryushana Samvatsari

Last day of Paryushana/Samvatsari

Lazarus Saturday

Lazarus Saturday

Lectio Divina

"holy reading," an ancient Christian practice of the individual, prayer reading of scripture

Li

Li

Li Sao

in Taoism, a famous narrative poem usually translated as "Encountering Sorrow"; later a model for accounts of ecstatic spiritual journeys

Libationers

term for priests, referring originally to the village elder who performed libations at communal sacrifices; also called "jijiu"

Lila

In Hinduism, the "play" or "game" of a god; since there is no logical explanation for how things function in the universe, occurrences are ascribed to the "lila" of a deity.

Literati

educated Taoist members of the upper classes who pursued philosophy, literature, painting, and other arts

Litha

Litha

Lords Evening Meal

Lord's Evening Meal

Lughnasadh

Lughnasadh


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