Religion

By:Triet Nguyen

Christianity

About christianity

christianity is a mosnothestic religon that worship based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ .Christianity is the world's largest religion with approximately 2.2 billion follower , known as Christians
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Holiday

Chrismas is one of christianity holiday , it an annual commemoration of the birth of Jesus Christ . Christmas is a civil holiday in many of the world's nations , is celebrated by an increasing number of non-Christians.


Rituals

Most christian attend worship service at church on sunday which include singin , prayer and a sermon.Most Christian churches have a special ritual for ordination or designating a person fit for a leadership position in the church. At home most Christians pray regularly and many read the Bible.


Judaism

About Judaism

Judaism is a monotheistic religion , Judaism is considered by religious Jews to be the expression of the covenantal relationship God established with the Children of israel


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Holiday

Tishah B'Av is one of jewish holiday , it is the traditional day to commemorate the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem. In a modern sense we use the day as an opportunity to remind ourselves of the many tragedies of the Jewish people


Rituals

Jews worship three times a day, through the year . these daily services may be performed privately, while the most important Shabbat and festival prayer are ideally, and most commonly, observed in public services.


Hinduism

About Hinduism

Hinduism is polytheistic from religious point of view . Hinduism is the dominant religion of the Indian subcontinent, particularly of India and Nepal , It have Shaivism, Vaishnavism, Smartism among numerous other tradition . Hinduism is a categorisation of distinct intellectual or philosophical points of view, rather than a rigid, common set of beliefs


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Holiday

The number of Hindu festival are not known but one person of hinduism have list more than 1000 different Hindu festival. Mahashivaratri (Shiva Ratri) is the night sacred to Shiva.Rama Navami is the birthday of lord Rama(april)

Rituals

The most noteable Hindu ritual is the division between purity and pollution . avoidance of the impure--taking animal life, eating flesh, associating with dead things, or body fluids--is another feature of Hindu ritual and is important for repressing pollution.


Buddhism

About Buddhism

Buddhism is a polytheistic religion indigenous to the Indian subcontinent that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and practices largely based on teachings attributed to Siddhartha Gautama, who is commonly known as the Buddha, meaning "the awakened one". Buddhism beleive in rebirth , the develop of mindfulness and pratice of meditation


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Holiday

There are many special or holy day through the year butthe most significant celebration happens every May on the night of the full moon, when Buddhist from all over the world celebrate the birth, enlightenment and death of the Buddha over 2,500 years ago. It is known as Buddha Day.


Rituals

one of the most common basic ritual is chanting , while chanting people may bow or play gongs and drums. Priests may make offerings of incense, food and flowers to a figure on an altar


Islam

About Islam

Islam is a monothestic religion and and Abrahamic religion articulated by the Qur'an, abook considered by its adherents to be the verbatim word of God. Muslim (the people that follow islam ) beleive that God is one and incompareable and the purpose of existence is to submit and follow god.


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Holiday

There are two offical holiday Eid Al-Fitr and Eid Al-Adha . Eid Al-Fitr is celebrated at the end of Ramadan (a month of fasting), and Muslims usually give zakat (charity) on the occasion. Eid Al-Adha is where Muslims usually sacrifice an animal and distribute its meat among family, friends and the poor.


Rituals

there are few religious ritual for islam but are very importance . The five pillar of islam are five pratice regarded by all sect as essential to the muslim faith . One of the important thing of islam is giving charity to the poor , Muslims are required to give certain percentages of any type of wealth that they have accumulated