Brooklyn Kristek 1st Period


Christianity is monotheistic. Their god is called God. They read the Bible. The special holidays in Christianity are Easter and Christmas. Practiced rituals in Christianity include going to church every Sunday, praying to God, and accepting Jesus as their savior.


Hinduism is polytheistic. Some of their gods/goddesses are Annapurna, Ganesha, Mantanji, and Maya. The Hindu's holy books include the Vedas, the Ramayana, the Mahabharata, and the Piranas. Some Hindu holidays are Holi and Dahli. Hinduse practice brahmacharga and grastha.


Judaism is monotheistic. Their god is God. The Jew's holy book is called the Torah. Some major holidays in Judaism are Yon Kippur, Rosh HaShanah, and Hanukkah. Some highly practiced rituals are Shabbat and praying to God.


Islam is monotheistic. Their god is Allah. Their holy book is the Quran. Some major holidays in Islam are the Eid al-Fitr and the Eid al-Adha. Some highly practiced rituals include fasting, ritual prayer, a ritual profession of faith, the zakat, and the hajj (the Five Pillars).


Buddhism doesn't have a specific god so they are neither monotheistic nor polytheistic. They believe in enlightenment. Their holy book is the Tripitaka. Some holidays in Buddhism are Vesak, Asalha Puja, and Uposatha. Some highly practiced rituals are meditation, symbolic hand gestures, and reciting mantras (sacred sounds).