2 3 Main Gods Hinduism Brahma Shiva Vishnu The Creator The Destroyer The Preserver
3 Hinduism Sacred Text: Vedas/Upanishads Every individual has a soul which is part of a larger soul called ATMAN.The goal of life is to “free the soul from individual existence through a reunion with Atman” This takes more than one lifetime.(belief in reincarnation)Hinduism encourages: Truth, respect for life and detachment from the material world.
4 HinduismCaste System: A division of society based differences of wealth, inherited rank or occupation.PriestsFighters/WarriorsFarmers and WorkersSlavesOutcastes
5 HinduismYou work your way up the Caste System by following the rules of Hindu society and having good KARMA.Karma-All actions in a persons life that affect his or her fate in the next life.
6 Hinduism Hindu Belief System Belief in many gods. 3 main gods-Brahma, Vishnu & Shiva.Believe in ATMAN.Believe in the CASTE SYSTEM.Belief in KARMA.Belief in REINCARNATION.
7 Islam Islam=Submission to gods will 1.1 Billion adherents worldwide Founder-Muhammad“Let the Koran always be your guide, do what it commands; shun what it forbids.”
8 5 Pillars of Islam Believe in one god Pilgrimage to Mecca Pray 5x per dayFast during RamandanGive Alms
10 2nd Pillar of IslamPray 5x Per Day4am 12:10 3:20 5:30 7:20
11 3rd Pillar of IslamGiving AlmsConcern for the less fortunate
12 4th Pillar of Islam Fast during Ramandan No eating during daylight hours of the holy month of Ramandan
13 Make Pilgramage to Mecca 5th Pillar of IslamMake Pilgramage to MeccaTake a trip to Mecca at least once in your lifetime-Worship at the Kaaba.
14 Muslims believe in... Equality (no caste) The Koran (holy book) One God (Allah)Final JudgementAbraham, Moses and Jesus as prophets
15 Buddhism 334 Million adherents worldwide Founder: Siddhartha Gautama Founded on the 4 noble truths
16 4 Noble truths #1 Pain and Misery are universal #2 The Cause of pain and misery is desire#3 The way to end suffering is to overcome desire by reaching the state of NIRVANA#4 The way to reach nirvana is to follow the Middle Way
17 The Middle Way Stressed... Good Conduct and compassion for living things, right knowledge, right intentions, right speech and right conduct.
18 Buddhists believe In no gods that all people could achieve nirvana by following the middle wayin equality (no caste system)