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World Religions. Buddhism. Buddhism is a religion that was started by Siddhartha Gautama. The h oly book of Buddhism is called the Tipitaka . Teachers of the Buddhist faith are called a Bodhisattva . (Bo-duh-sat- vah ). Buddhism.

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Buddhism
Buddhism

  • Buddhism is a religion that was started by Siddhartha Gautama.

  • The holy book of Buddhism is called the Tipitaka.

  • Teachers of the Buddhist faith are called a Bodhisattva.

    (Bo-duh-sat-vah)


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Buddhism

  • The place where Buddhists practice their religion is called a Buddhist Temple

  • Buddhists believe that people should stop wanting worldly things, so they can reach a state of wisdom called Nirvana.


Christianity
Christianity

  • Christianity is a monotheistic religion based on the teachings of Jesus of Nazareth.

  • The holy book of the Christians is the Bible.

  • Teachers of the Christian faith are called priests.


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Christianity

  • Christians practice their religion in places called churches.

  • Christianity is based on the death and resurrection of Jesus, which allowed mankind to enter Heaven.


Hinduism
Hinduism

  • Hinduism is a polytheistic religion created by the people of India.

  • The main Gods of Hinduism are Brahma, Shiva, and Vishnu.

  • The holy book of Hinduism is called the Vedas.


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Hinduism

  • Hinduism is practiced in a place called a Hindu Temple.

  • Teachers of the Hindu faith are called Gurus.

  • Hindus believe in reincarnation, or the idea of living many different lives.


Islam
Islam

  • Islam is a monotheistic religion started by Muhammad, after being visited by the Angel Gabriel.

  • Followers of Islam are called Muslims.

  • The holy book of Islam is called the Quran.


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Islam

  • Muslims worship at a place called a Mosque.

  • The leaders of the Muslim faith are called Caliphs.

  • Muslims are expected to follow the 5 Pillars of Islam, which include Belief, Prayer, Charity, Fasting, and Pilgrimage.


Judaism
Judaism

  • Judaism is a monotheistic religion that was started by Abraham, after being spoken to by his God.

  • The people who practice Judaism are called Hebrews or Jews.

  • The holy book of Judaism is called the Torah.


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Judaism

  • Hebrews practice their religion in a place called a Synagogue.

  • Teachers of the Jewish faith are called Rabbis.

  • Moses was given the 10 Commandments by God, according to the Torah.


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