Top Religions

Top religions in the world

Christianity

Christianity is the professing belief in Jesus Christ or following the religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus. Most Christians are monotheistic, some others are polytheistic. Christians believe there is only One God (Deuteronomy 6:4 - Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, The Lord is one!) Christians Holy Book is the Holy Bible. The major holidays that Christians celebrate are Christmas and Easter. Some of the highly practiced rituals are going to Sunday Services, Baptism, pray before eating a meal, etc.

Judaism


  • Judaism is the monotheistic religion of Jews.
  • All Jews are monotheistic.
  • The Jews praise there God. There Gods name is "HaShem".
  • The Jews Holy Book is the Torah.
  • The major holidays that they celebrate are Rosh Hashanah - The Jewish New Year, Yom Kippur - Day of Atonement, and Sukkot - Feast of Booths.
  • Some of there highly practiced rituals are Welcoming of the Sabbath, the Holy Days, Torah Reading, etc.


Practiced Rituals

Buddhism

Buddhism is a path of practice and spirtual development leading to Insight into the true nature of reality.


Buddhism is non-theistic. They believe it is not about a God. They believe in ethics.

Buddist do not praise a God. There is no personal God or monotheistic creator God in Buddhism.


The Buddhist Holy Book is called Tipitaka.


Some of the major holidays that Buddhist celebrate are Uposatha, Maka Bucha, and Veshaka.


A highly practiced ritual that they practice is Tantra.

Islam

Islam

Islam is the religion of Muslims, a monotheistic faith regarded as revealed through Muhammad as the Prophet of Allah.



Islam is monotheistic.


Islams praise there God, Allah.


The Holy Book of Islam is the Quarn.


The major holidays that they celebrate are Eid Al-Fitr and Eid Al-Adha.


The highly practiced rituals are the Five Pillars.

Hinduism

Hinduism is a major religious and cultural tradition of South Asia.


Hinduism is both monotheistic and polytheistic.


The major person that they worship is Brahman.


They do not necessarily have a Holy Book but a scripture that is considered holy, that is they call Vedas.


Major holidays that are celebrated are Holi and Diwali.


Some highly practiced rituals are sacrifice and lighting lamps.