Religion project


Hinduism is the third largest religion in the world, with approximately 900 million adherents

•It is also the oldest known religion in the world today

•The origins cannot be ascribed to any single founder or a specific time or a single place

Holy books

Tuesday, Dec. 8th 2015 at 1:30am

This is an online event.

The Vedas

–The oldest and most important is the Vedas (in 4 parts)

•First in the form of oral historie

The Bhagavad Gītā (400 BCE)

–It is perhaps the most famous, and definitely the most widely-read text of ancient India.

The Upanishads (400 BCE)

–Focus on 1) meditation and 2) religious instruction with a guru

Where it started

Hinduism started in India and spread across the world to become the 3rd most practiced religion in the world. It mostly spread,to the United States Alaska many other places as well


Hindus believe in reincarnation life after death they have a set of rules called dharma dharma is like the Ten Commandments but the Hindus have it hard because if they don't lead a clean dharma they will have good karma and they will have a good after life if the lead a bad dharma they will have a bad after life

Holy books

There is no one holy book

Where it started

Buddhism spread from India to China and other parts of the world along the SILK ROAD

•The sharing of religion is an excellent example of cultural diffusion.

What Is Buddhism?



2. REJECTED THE CASTE SYSTEM – felt it was not fair, unjust!!

“Not by birth does one become an outcast, not by birth does one become a Brahmin. By DEEDS one becomes an outcast, by DEEDS one becomes a Brahmin” – Buddha

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Not a religion Government based on his ideas. Confucian scholars ran government

•Spread to Korea, Japan, SE Asia

Where it started

It started in China then expanded it was a was for people to harmonize with one another in the world it was believed that If you stayed in your role everything would run smoothly and it was believed to respect your elders
World Religions: Confucianism


The founder, Siddhartha Gautama, has many legends and stories that have surrounded his life. While we can't be certain which of these stories and legends are true, we do know that the basic historical outlines of his life are accurate.
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Daily life style

This affects the life of someone who believes in confusion because they have to act a certain way they have to respect their elders they got to stay in their role tosociety


Holy books are Pentateuch, nevi'im, ketuvim,mishna,and germa

The founder

Abraham was born 1813 BC

Died 1800 at the age of 13

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Story Of Abraham Sarah


The founder of Christianity was Jesus

The holy book is the Bible

The Ten Commandments are the codes of conduct for Christianity

Christianity originated from the Jewish law and it originated in the city of Jerusalem

And Paul spread the word of Christianity to the rest of the world

The central teachings of traditional Christianity are that Jesus is the son of God, the second person of the trinity of the god the father, the son, and the holy spirit

Daily affects

Being a Christian you must follow the ten commandments everyday you must pray go to church every Sunday get baptized. Be nice to people and the goal is to make it to heaven
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The founder of of the Islamic (Muslim) religion was Muhammad

The holy books are the Qur'an, Torah, zabur,and the injil

They have to follow the 5 pillars

    The origin of Islam can be traced back to 7th century Saudi Arabia. Islam is thus the youngest of the great world religions. The prophet Muhammad (circa 570-632 A.D.) introduced Islam in 610 A.D. after experiencing what he claimed to be an angelic visitation.

      Muslims are expected to make a pilgrimage to Mecca at least once in their lives. Islam spread from Mecca to Medina and then through central Asia, North Africa, Spain, and parts of the old Byzantine and Persian empires.

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Daily effects

Muslums have to pray 5 times a day and they cannot eat pork. The women have to pray standing behind the men and the a married women and the unmarried women can't be left alone with a man