World religions

By: Samuel Dumar

Christianity

For the first thousand years, there was no dominate in the churches as there are today. Until the 16th century, people protested, and was not brought up till, Matain Luther king, with his 95 theses, in 1517. The greamans and many other churches decided to break a way from the Catholic Church in 1534. King Henry VIII broke the athourity of the pope,and became episcopalianism in the Americas. This religion is monotheistic. Some of the major holidays include

-lent, where you give something up for 40 days,

- Palm Sunday, where Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey, and the people through down palm leaves,

-maunday Thursday the last super of Jesus,

-Good Friday where Jesus was crucified on the cross,

-Easter the resurrection of Jesus,

-Pentecost the coming of Jesus, advent the preparation for Christmas, and the second coming of Jesus,

-Christmas when Jesus was born.

Major book

- bible

Practices

- prayer

God

-Jesus



http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=J5tr4pqWIo4



Judaism

It dates back to mankind, Abraham was the main on that was an idol to the Jews, but God is there main person they worship.

Where do they worship?

temple


Holidays

-rosh HaShanah ( jewish new year)

-Yom Kippur (the Atonement day)

-Passover

-Yom HaZikaron


Books

-Torah the first five books of the old testamnte

Nevi'im books of the prophats

Ketuvim the remaining writings


Rituals

-Daily prayer

-Sabbath service


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2DnQAeOAjt4




Hinduism

History/Holidays/Gods/much much more

Hinduism

It is more a tradition more than religion. It is as long ago as humanity, believed to be the worlds oldest religion. it has 1 million followers, the religion is polytheistic.


Holy Books

-Vedas

-Upanishads

-Bhagavd

-Gita

-Epics


Holidays

-Holi

-Mahashivaratri

-Rama Navami

- Krishna Jayanti

-Raksabandahana

-Kumbh Mela

-Ganesh - Shaturthi

-Dassera

-Navarati

-Diwail


Gods/Goddesses

-Annapurna

-Ganesha

-Matangi

-Balrama

-Garuda

-Maya

-Bhuvaneshwari

-Hanuman

-Ram

-Brahma

-Indra

-Saraswati

-Buddha

-Kali

-Shakti

-Dhanwantari

-Karikay

-Shiva

-Dhumavti

-krishna

-Sita

-Durga

-Kurma

-Vamana

-Ganga

-Lakshmi

-Vishnu


Rituals

-Brahamacharga

-Grastha

-Vanaprasth

-Sanngasu


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xDRzlz277_s



Islamic

It started around 622 C.E It currently has 1.5 million followers, also belived to be one of the biggest religions.they are momtheistic

God

-Allah/Muhammad


Holy books

-Qur'an


Holidays

-Islamic new year

-Prophet Muhammad's Birthday

-The conclusion of Ramadan

-The conclusion of Hajj


traditions

men shave there mustaches while women wear Hijab

-pray 5 times a day

-fast


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xDRzlz277_s

Buddisim

Started around the fifth century, there are 3.5 million followers, this is to be believed another big religion



Holy books

-Pali Tipitika

-Mahayna

-Vajraynan

-Canons


God

-Buddha


Holidays

-Buddist new year

-Vesak

-Magha Puja Day

-Asalha Puja Day

-Uposatha

-Pavarana Day

Kathina Day


traditions

-Bow at Monks while you walk by them

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MgUjLg2Hu-U

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