RELIGIOUS/BELIEF SYSTEM PROJECT

HINDUISM

Hinduism is the religion of the majority of people in India and Nepal. It also exists among significant populations outside of the sub continent and has over 900 million adherents worldwide. Unlike most other religions
the founder of hinduism is the arryans. they had holy books one of the books is the vedas. this religion started in india. and it stayed in india. beliefs in hinduism Truth is eternal. Brahman is Truth and Reality. The Vedas are the ultimate authority. Everyone should strive to achieve dharma Individual souls are immortal. The goal of the individual soul is moksha. one ot there practices is puja a ritual to engage the senses of both the devotee and the gods. the final resting place for hinduism is nirvana

BUDDHISM

Buddhism began in India 2,500 years ago and remains the dominant world religion in the East. There are over 360 million followers of Buddhism worldwide and over a million American Buddhists today. Buddhist concepts have also been influential on western culture in general, particularly in the areas of meditation and nonviolence.
the founder of buddhism was siddhartha gautama. the tripitaka is one of the holy books they have. this religion origanated in asia. it spread to china. There where beliefs but these are the two main ones: The principle of equality: the principle of reciprocity. They love to practice meditation. there code of conduct was simple

To abstain from taking the lives of living beings.To abstain from taking that which is not given.To abstain from sexual misconduct To abstain from telling falsehoods.

To abstain from distilled and fermented intoxicants, which are the occasion for carelessness

(which also includes drugs).

JUDAISM

The monotheistic religion of the Jews, having its ethical, ceremonial, and legal foundation in the precepts of the Old Testament and in the teachings and commentaries of the rabbis as found chiefly in the Talmud.

the founder of judaism was moses. the torah was one of there holy books wich was revealed by god to moses. this religion started in isreal. the religion got spread around isreal. Truth is eternal. ... Brahman is Truth and Reality. ... The Vedas are the ultimate authority. ... Everyone should strive to achieve dharma. ... Individual souls are immortal. ... The goal of the individual soul is moksha. those are some main beliefs in the judaism belief system. one of judaism practices is only eating kosher food. Halakhah is there rules of judaism.

CONFUCIANISM

    Confucianism, also known as Ruism, is a system of philosophical and "ethical-sociopolitical teachings" sometimes described as a religion.


kongzi is the founder of confucianism. the book of rites is one of the holy books they had. this religion was taught in china. it spread throught vietnam, and korea. daoism was one of confucianism was one of there know beliefs. temple and ancestory worshipping was a popular practice they did.