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Belief in Jesus Christ
people who practice Buddhism do not believe in god, but in teachings instead
Similar to Bhudism where Nirvana is an achievement ( Finding enlightenmnet or peace)
contributes to Anime (contains the characteristics of shintoism)
Not strict on how you live your life, there are main doctrines that still need to be followed.
Shinto temples built right next to Bhuddist temples (share similar aspects)
Holy Texts : Kojiki: Old teachings vs Nihongi: Modern Teachings
Predominant religion 54.1 %
Their Gods are called Kami
They get ideas from both Buddhism and Christianity
Founded in between the 6th and 7th century
In Japan, every city has its of Shinto temple
The Kami live in temples
Shintoism is deeply rooted in Japanese culture
There's an estimate of 8 millions gods
uncountable gods also each god has a story behind
Hinduism is the oldest religion in the world
it is the world's oldest religion
not to eat any meat or alcohol before going in the temple or any holy place
divas(lamps) decorated around the house
the cycle of life death and reincarnation
good karma=better life
Rules: 1. Don't abuse drugs or alcohol, 2. Do not speak meanly or lie, 3. Do not kill living things
Beliefs: Finding nirvana (spiritual peace) (meditating helps you find this)
Founded by the Buddha(formerly Siddhartha Gautama)
Buddha means Awakened One
It spread widely through North America in the 20th centuary and the present time.
Holidays: Buddhists celebrate his birthday
Places they worship include the temple and shrines (worshiping at temples is not compulsory)
Festivals: Celebration of Buddahs Birthday
Started in modern day Nepal.
Worship Goddesses & Gods
Lao Tzu was the founder
Dao "the way of life" - Ensuring nothing is affected negatively - Water - The best people are like water which benefits all and stays in lowly places that others reject (which is why it is so similar to Dao)
Ying & Yang: Finding the Good in the bad, vice versa.
Holy Text: Tao Te Ching
Tai Chi & Meditation
They believe 10 Gurus
Sikhism is popular in India
Wearing metal bracelet on their right hand to show God's strength
Started in the 1600's in Punjab
keep hair clean discipline and purity of mind
Aztec gods include: TONATIUH (god of sun), CENTEOTL (god of maize), MAYAHUEL (god of maguey)
These figures represent what people believed were important and what they valued in the time of the Mayans
Norse gods: Odin, Thor, Frigg, Freyja, Frey, Tyr, Balder, Njord, Heimdall, Loki, Mime, Høne, Gjevjon, Brage, Idunn, Skade, Ull, Hod, Vidar, Våle, Forsette, Saga, Eir, Fulla, Sjavn and Lovn..
Belief in multiple Gods
the belief in or worship of more than one god.(Definitions from Oxford Languages)
most gods in a polytheistic religeon were based upon values that the people of this religeon had.
Meditation and charity are very important in jainism
Veganism (because they don't want to eat living creatures)
Story of Rama and Mahavir
Most of the Jain population is located in India
Originated in India (By Mahavir Jayanti)
There are 7,000,000 followers
Jains are not allowed to work in places that kill animals
There are numerous religious texts which are disputed by the two sects
Created by Mahavir Jayanti
Only allowed to have one child
Don't worship God and instead attatin to worship nirvana
The religious texts are called agamas
Bible (religious text)
bible contains teachings and practises that christians must follow
religion based on the person and teachings of Jesus Christ, or its beliefs and practices
Christians believe that God sent Jesus to live as a human being in order to save humanity from the consequences of peoples sins through Mary (a virgin woman who was engaged to Joseph).
Places of worship: Cathedral, Orthodox churches, Temple
Holy places: Jerusalem, Nazareth, Uganda
Two Calendars: greek calendar and roman calendar.
Orthodox- Greek Calendar Catholic- Roman Calendar
Greek Calendar: Orthodox, Roman Caledar: Catholic
Protestants believe in the New Testament while Catholics believe in the Old Testament
610- the first revelation of the Quran was revealed unto the Prophet Muhammad.
The Quran (religious text)
570 - Muhammed is born in Mecca (present day Saudi Arabia)
Mosques are where Muslims go to worship.
One of the youngest religions in the world
Second largest religion in the world
Islam started in Mecca and spread to the Byzantine and Sassian Empire
In the 8th century, Islam spread to Northern Africa and Central Asia
Throughout the following centuries, Islam reached sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, and Southeast Asia
there are 2 main festivals in islam: Eid ul Adha and Eid ul Fitr
Eid Ul Adha is when you sacrifice a goat, sheep or cow and give it as charity.
Eid Ul Fitr marks the end of Ramadan.
Eid al Adan is the sacrificing of a goat to distribute to the poor
The holy book is the quran.
Wudthu is something you do to purify yourself before you read the Quran or pray salah.
Monotheistic (Abrahamic religion)
originated in Iraq
19 Months NY starts in March. (same as Iraq)
Holy Text: Kitáb
Derived from Islam
Hossain Al Miri (Government Official) Rich back ground
Bab (Believed there would be a prophet, Bahaila- after hearing about the Bab he felt those were the right doctrines for him to follow.)
Founded in 1844, the Bábi Faith flourished in Persia until 1852, then lingered on in exile in the Ottoman Empire, especially Cyprus, as well as underground in Iran. An anomaly amongst Islamic messianic movements, the Bábí movement signaled a break with Shia Islam, beginning a new religious system with its own unique laws, teachings, and practices. While Bábism was violently opposed by both clerical and government establishments, it led to the founding of the Baháʼí Faith,
1312 - inception of Judaism
Torah (Religeous Text)
Haredi or Strict Orthodox
Modern or Central Orthodoxy
Started in the eastern Mediterranean in the 2nd millennium BCE
Belief in One God
the doctrine or belief that there is only one God.
Monotheism, belief in the existence of one god, or in the oneness of God (Britannica).