5 Major Religions "mind map"
5 Major Religions "mind map"
the central figure of Christianity is God/Jesus
there are about 2.1 billion people following Christianity
the bible is the sacred text of Christianity which is a combination of the old Jewish testament and the new testament which makes the bible
Christianity is practiced almost all around earth except for places like North Africa, the Middle East, India, China, and Southeast Asia. about half live in 10 countries
there are 5 major branches of Christianity such as church of the east, oriental orthodoxy, eastern orthodoxy, Roman Catholicism, and Protestantism.
the sacred building for Christianity is in the church which was founded by Jesus of Nazareth
Christianity is a monotheistic religion which follows the ten commandments of god.
The central figure of Hinduism is Brahman
Hinduism is practiced in India by about 80% of the population there
Hinduism is monootheistic
Branches of Hinduism are Vaishnavism, Shavism, Shaktism, and Smartism
The holy text of Hinduism is the Vedas which were split in four when first written which were: Rig Veda, Sama Veda, Yajur Veda, and Arthava Veda which later one expanded over time
There are sacred places of Hinduism such as the Himalayan Char Dham-Bradinath, Kedarnath,Yamunotri, ETC
the Holy buildings of Hinduism consist of Shrines and Temples. in a shrine Hindus make offerings to a Murti which is a statue of God. In each temple, one is dedicated to different Gods
Siddhartha Gautama is the central figure of Buddhism also known as the awakened one
Buddhism has been most practiced in places such as India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar
Buddhism is a non-theistic religion but they often look up to the founder of the religion
Buddhism has other branches such as Theravada, Mahayana & Vajrayana which talks of pure land, tantric Buddhism and the belief of nirvana and bodhisattva
Buddhism has sacred texts called, Tripitaka (pali canon), Mahayana Sutras, and Tibetan Book of the Dead which in where the Pali canon it talks of Buddha's discourse and the teaching to his pupils
sacred places for Buddhism are the Maha Bodhi temple, Lumbini Maya Devi Temple, Bodh Gaya, Sarnath, Kushinagar
The holy buildings for Buddhism are temples which often come in many different shapes and sizes
the central figure of Islam is Muhammad
there are about 2.2 billion followers of Islam
the Quran and Hadith are the sacred texts of Islam and as the third of the Abrahamic religion, Muhammad respects both the old and new testaments and sees Jews and Christians as "people of the book"
Islam is practiced in places around the middle east and around the Arabian peninsula such as Kaaba Al-Masjid Al-Harem Mecca and even Saudi Arabia.
sunni Muslim regard the first four caliphs as "al-Khulafā'ur-Rāshidūn" or "The Rightly Guided Caliphs."
The sacred building of Islam is the Kaaba which is at the center of Islam
Islam is monotheistic
the central figure of Judaism is God along with other important figures such as Abraham, Moses etc.
Judaism is practiced in places such as the United States and Israel
The temple mount is known as the holiest site in Judaism in which Jews turn during prayers
Judaism has about 12 million followers
the main divisions of Judaism are the Orthodox, Reform, and Conservative line
Judaism is a monotheistic religion
the sacred text of Judaism is called the Tora