Just the facts on religion.

Glossary of Religion

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yama
Something one should not do. Comparable to the western idea of sin.
yantra
a geometrical diagram representing the universe
YMCA
The Young Men's Christian Association, founded in London in 1844 by George Williams out of his prayer and Bible-reading meetings. Its goals are to develop young people in mind, body and spirit and foster a world-wide fellowship based on mutual tolerance and respect. Non-Christians are admitted to membership, but in some local associations they have less say in policymaking than Christian members. The YMCA is active in over 100 countries.
yoga
(Sanskrit, "yoke").

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