World religions smore

Christians

Beliefs:

Believe in one god.

Believe in the teachings of Jesus Christ.


Major holidays:

Major holidays of the Christian religion are Christmas, and Easter.


Books of the religion:

There is only one book in this religion and it is called the bible.


YouTube link: http://youtu.be/Ut-UOhY0s8E

Hinduism

Beliefs:

1: Hindus believe in a one, all-pervasive Supreme Being who is both immanent and transcendent, both Creator and Unmanifest Reality.
2: Hindus believe in the divinity of the four Vedas, the world's most ancient scripture, and venerate the Agamas as equally revealed. These primordial hymns are God's word and the bedrock of Sanatana Dharma, the eternal religion.
3: Hindus believe that the universe undergoes endless cycles of creation, preservation and dissolution.


Major holidays:

Deepawali or Diwali is the biggest of all Hindu festivals


Books of religion:

There are four Vedas, the Rig Veda, Sama Veda, Yajur Veda and Atharva Veda, these are the religion books.


YouTube link: http://youtu.be/Y9yWwFWpbRo


Buddhism

Beliefs:

Life is a journey.
Death is a return to earth.
The universe is like an inn.
The passing years are like dust.
Regard this phantom world

Major holidays:

Makha Bucha (also Magha Puja) also known as "Sangha Day"


Holy books:

The sacred book of Buddhism is called the Tipitaka. It is written in an ancient Indian language called Pali which is very close to the language that the Buddha himself spoke.


YouTube link: http://youtu.be/Xg-kSeQTwCI

Judaism

Beliefs:

Moses prophecies are true, and Moses was the greatest of the prophets


Major holidays:

Tu B’Shevat, the 15th of Shevat on the Jewish calendar, is the day that marks the beginning of a “new year” for trees.


Holy book:

Torah


YouTube link: http://youtu.be/buhBtLWzSUU

Islam

Beliefs:


The single most important belief in Islam, and arguably the central theme of Islam, is that there is only one God. The name of God is Allah, which is simply Arabic for "the (al) God (Ilah)."


Major holidays:

Traditionally, Muslims celebrate just two major festivals ('Id Al-Fitr and 'Id Al-Adha), a month of daytime fasting (Ramadan), and a day of voluntary fasting ('Ashura, also an important Shiite festival).


Holy book:

The holy book of Islam is called the Quran.


YouTube link: http://youtu.be/oQdGBu4biWU