Next To Godliness

Five programmes in which Kate Saunders explores ideas of purity and cleanliness in world faiths.

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Rituals practised around pregnancy and childhood by Hindus.

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The ritual ablutions of Muslims and the significance of the hajj pilgrimage.

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Lady Jakobovits explains the importance of keeping a kosher kitchen and Kate Saunders visits a Mikveh or ritual bath.

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Kate Saunders samples one of the free Sikh meals served daily at a Southall gurdwara and is invited into a special prayer room by Parsan Singh.

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Kate Saunders attends a fire ceremony at Zoroastrian House in Hampstead and finds out why Zoroastrians believe their means of disposing of the dead is both hygienic and an act of charity.