Jainism

By Kyle Griger

History

* It was founded in Eastern India

* in the year 550 B.C.

Beliefs

*They believe in a" Perfect Universal Presence" but also many gods

*Jains believe in many Hindu beliefs but their many differences between them

*They also believe in the Mother God or Ambika ,the god of childbirth,protection over woman

*The goal of life is to reach liberation or perfect purification

Origination

*They worship in front of pictures of gods in their temple

*They usually go to the local temple or they worship in their home

Statistics

* Theres 4 million followers worldwide

*Theres 75,000 followers in the U.S.

*Mahavira created the religion

*They use the concepts of Kharma and Reincarnation

*It is a Indian culture