5 Major Relegions

Christianity

  • Monotheistic
  • The bible is the holy book.
  • The major holidays are Christmas and Easter.
  • One highly practiced ritual is baptism which his accepting Jesus into your heart.


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What is Christianity?

Judaism

  • Monotheistic
  • The holy book is the Torah
  • The 4 main holidays are Yom Kippur,Sukkot ,Shavout and Passove


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Hinduism

  • The most basic of Hindu Gods ,are the Brahma, Vishnu and shiva
  • The main holy texts are called Shastras
  • The main holidays and practices of Hinduism are :
brahmacharga, which takes place during the school years, is focused on acquiring knowledge and developing character;
grastha, the middle years, is focused on worldly pursuits and pleasures such as marriage, family and career
vanaprastha, when one's children reach adulthood, is a time of increased focus on spiritual things; and
sanngasu, in the last years of life, one may abandon the world entirely for a life of contemplation.


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Hindu creation story

Buddhism

  • Buddhism is polytheistic
  • The holy text is the teachings of Buddha
  • There main beliefs are darhma.


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Buddhism - Introduction

Islam

  • Islam is monotheistic and their god is Allah
  • Their holy book is the qur'an
  • The main Islamic holiday is Ramadan
  • They believe In pilgrimage, fasting, and one time in life going to mekka


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Islam, the Quran, and the Five Pillars All Without a Flamewar: Crash Course World History #13