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World Religions by Mind Map: World Religions

1. Hinduism

1.1. Hinduism has over one billion followers worldwide

1.2. It lives on outside of the Indian subcontinet

1.3. Hindus believed in reincarnation, being reborn again

1.4. The Hindus had at caste system which was there social class

1.5. The Hindus have no single holy book but many Hindu writings

1.6. The Hindus first emerged on the Indian subcontinet

1.7. The Hindus do not have a certain set of rules to follow

1.8. The Hindus believed in karma which refered to a persons behavior in life

1.9. Moska to a Hindu means liberation

1.10. To only Hindus a cow is sacred, this is because they do not eat beef

2. Buddhism

2.1. Buddhism began in Nepal around 500 B.C.E

2.2. Siddharthartha was shielded from knowledge of religion from his father

2.3. Buddhists believe that all human pain and suffering is caused by desire for material wealth and selfish pleasure

2.4. Four Noble Truths

2.5. Eightfold Path

2.6. Buddhists do not believe in a single Supreme Being

2.7. The prince gave away all of his rich clothing, cut his long hair, and set out in search of truth because of when he saw all the poor people

2.8. The basic beliefs of the religion that Gautama established are based on principles of self denial and meditation

2.9. It is only by giving up these wrongful desires that a Buddhist can find peace and harmony and overcome suffering

2.10. It is only by leading a carefully disciplined and moral life, is dedicated to meditation, that human wanting can come to an end

3. Islam

3.1. Islam was founded by Mohammed a military leader

3.2. Islam means submission

3.3. A follower of Islam is called a Muslim

3.4. Mohammed's followers believe he was God's prophet

3.5. Followers of Islam believe that Mohammed recieved his first message in the Cave of Hira during one of his retreats to the mountains.

3.6. Mohammed grew ill and died in 632

3.7. By the time of his death, most of the Arabian Peninsula had converted to Islam

3.8. Mohammed's teachings are found in the Quran, Islam's holiest book

3.9. Mohammed worked in Mecca as a merchant and sheperd

3.10. Mohammed claimed that Allah was the same God worshipped by Jews and Christians

4. Christianity

4.1. Worlds largest religion

4.2. You have to believe in Jesus

4.3. You have to accept god to be in this religion

4.4. Crucifixion was used to kill Jesus

4.5. Resurection

4.6. Many people felt strong about God and Jesus

4.7. A religous leader in a church is called a priest

4.8. Trinity is that God contains three people the father, the son, and the holy spirit

4.9. Christians believe that we should turn away from gods way of life but then to follow Jesus's way of life

4.10. There are two parts of the bible

4.11. Churches were built to show the meaning of God and Jesus

4.12. Catholics believe that when they prey it goes straight to god

5. Judaism

5.1. The forefather of the Jews, Abraham, who grew up in Mesopatamia

5.2. A belief system based on monothesthism

5.3. The history of their relationship with god is told in the first books of bible

5.4. The basis of Judaism is a belief in the ten Commandments which came directly from god

5.5. The ten commandments established a moral code of jews, which forbade certain conducts

5.6. There are 14 million Jews in the world

5.7. First major monotheistic religion

5.8. 6 million Jews were killed in the Holocosts

5.9. The Hebrews were the first people to proclaim monotheism

5.10. The Jews refer to the first five books of the old testament as the Torah