Religions of the World
By: Anna Kim
Christianity is based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ.
Monotheistic- Christians believe in one god.
Name of God: God
Holy Book:The Bible
Main Holidays:Christmas, Lent, Good Friday, Easter
-Anointing of the Sick
Relationship between God and the Children of Israel.
Monotheistic: Jews believe in one god.
Name of God: Hashem
Holy Book: Torah
Main Holidays: Hanukkah, Passover, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur
Based on the life and teachings of Muhammed, the last prophet on Earth.
Monotheistic: Muslims believe in one god.
Name of God:Allah
Holy Book: Muharram
Main Holidays: Mawlid al-Nabi
Five Pillars of Islam
-Declaration of Faith
Categorization of distinct intellectual or philosophical points of view.
Polytheistic- Hindus believe in more than one god.
Name of Gods:
Three Main Gods
Holy book: The Vedas
Main Holidays: Holi, Diwali, Ganesha-Chaturthi
Three paths to liberation
-bhaktimarga (the path of devotion)
-jnanamarga (the path of knowledge or philosophy)
-karmamarga (the path of works and action)
Hindus believe in karma.
Base do the life and teachings of Buddha.
Buddhists don't believe in a God.
Main Holidays: Makha Bucha, Vesakha, Asalha Puja Day
Meditation - Mental concentration and mindfulness
Mantras - Sacred sounds
Mudras - Symbolic hand gestures
Prayer Wheels - Reciting mantras with the turn of a wheel
Buddhists believe in karma.