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World religions


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World religions

  1. 1. • Religion is a collection of cultural systems, belief systems, and worldviews that relate humanity to spirituality and, sometimes, to moral values. Many religions have narratives, symbols, traditions and sacred histories that are intended to give meaning to life or to explain the origin of life or the universe. They tend to derive morality, ethics, religious laws or a preferred lifestyle from their ideas about the cosmos and human nature.
  2. 2. • Atheism • Mormonism• Bahai • Paganism• Buddhism • Rastafari• Candomble • Santeria• Christianity • Shinto• Hinduism • Sikhism• Islam • Taoism• Jainism • Unitarianism• Judaism • Zoroastrianism
  3. 3. • Atheism is, in a broad sense, the rejection of belief in the existence of deities. In a narrower sense, atheism is specifically the position that there are no deities. Most inclusively, atheism is simply the absence of belief that any deities exist. Atheism is contrasted with theism, which in its most general form is the belief that at least one deity exists.
  4. 4. • Three core principles establish a basis for Baháí teachings and doctrine: the unity of God, the unity of religion, and the unity of humankind. From these postulates stems the belief that God periodically reveals his will through divine messengers, whose purpose is to transform the character of humankind and develop, within those who respond, moral and spiritual qualities. Religion is thus seen as orderly, unified, and progressive from age to age.
  5. 5. • Buddhism is a religion and philosophy indigenous to the Indian subcontinent and encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs, and practices largely based on teachings attributed to Siddhartha Gautama, who is commonly known as the Buddha (the awakened one). The Buddha lived and taught in the eastern part of Indian subcontinent some time between the 6th and 4th centuries BCE. He is recognized by Buddhists as an awakened or enlightened teacher who shared his insights to help sentient beings end ignorance, craving , and suffering , by recognizing dependent origination and sunyata, and attain Nirvana.
  6. 6. • Candomblé is an African-originated or Afro- Brazilian religion, practiced chiefly in Brazil by saint people.• Candomblé is a polytheistic religion and worships a number of gods, derived from African deities:• the Orishas of Yoruba and Ketashi mythology• the Voduns of the Ewe and Fon (Jeje nation); and• the Nkisis (Minkisi) of the Bantu (Angola nation and Congo).• Tabela Orixas-Voduns-Nkisis
  7. 7. • Christians generally believe Jesus is the Son of God, God having become human and the savior of humanity. Because of this, Christians commonly refer to Jesus as Christ or Messiah. Jesus ministry, sacr ificial death, and subsequent resurrection, are often referred to as the Gospel message ("good news").
  8. 8. • Hinduism is a religion with various gods and goddesses. According to Hinduism, three Lords rule the world. Brahma: the creator; Vishnu: the preserver and Shiva: the destroyer. Lord Vishnu did his job of preserving the world by incarnating himself in different forms at times of crisis. The three Lords that rule the world have consorts and they are goddesses. Consort of Brahma is Sarasvati; goddess of learning. Vishnus consort is Lakshmi; goddess of wealth and prosperity. Shivas consort is Parvati who is worshipped as Kali or Durga.
  9. 9. • Muslims believe that God is one and incomparable and the purpose of existence is to love and serve God. Muslims also believe that Islam is the complete and universal version of a primordial faith that was revealed at many times and places before, including through Abraham , Moses and Jesus, whom they consider prophets.
  10. 10. • Jainism, is an Indian religion that prescribes a path of nonviolence towards all living beings. Its philosophy and practice emphasize the necessity of self-effort to move the soul towards divine consciousness and liberation. Any soul that has conquered its own inner enemies and achieved the state of supreme being is called a jina.(conqueror)
  11. 11. • Judaism is the religion , philosophy, and way of life of the Jewish people. A monotheistic religi on originating in the Hebrew Bible and explored in later texts such as the Talmud, Judaism is considered by religious Jews to be the expression of the covenantal relationship God developed with the Children of Israel.
  12. 12. • Mormonism is a form of Christian primitivism that shares a common set of beliefs with the rest of the Latter Day Saint movement, including use of, and belief in, the Bible, as well as other religious texts including the Book of Mormon and Doctrine and Covenants.
  13. 13. • Paganism represents a wide variety of traditions that emphasize reverence for nature and a revival of ancient polytheistic and animistic religious practices. Some modern forms of Paganism have their roots in 19th century C.E. European nationalism, but most contemporary Pagan groups trace their immediate organizational roots to the 1960s, and have an emphasis on archetypal psychology and a spiritual interest in nature.
  14. 14. • The Rastafarian movement • Garvey encouraged pride in began with the teachings being black and worked to of Marcus Garvey (1887- reverse the mindset of 1940), a black Jamaican who inferiority that centuries of led a "Back to Africa" enslavement had ingrained movement. He taught that on the minds of blacks. Africans are the true Garvey is regarded as a Israelites and have been second John the Baptist and exiled to Jamaica and other famously prophesied in parts of the world as divine 1927, "Look to Africa, for punishment. there a king shall be crowned."
  15. 15. • Santería, is a syncretic religion of West African and Caribbean origin influenced by Roman Catholic Christianity. Its liturgical language, a dialect of Yoruba, is also known as Lucumi.
  16. 16. • Shinto is the indigenous spirituality of Japan and the people of Japan. It is a set of practices, to be carried out diligently, to establish a connection between present day Japan and its ancient past. Shinto practices were first recorded and codified in the written historical records of the Kojiki and Nihon Shoki in the 8th century.
  17. 17. • Sikhism is a monotheistic religion founded during the 15th century in the Punjab region, by Guru Nanak Dev and continued to progress with ten successive Sikh gurus . It is the fifth- largest organized religion in the world, with over 30 million Sikhs and one of the most steadily growing.
  18. 18. • Taoism is a philosophical and religious tradition that emphasizes living in harmony with the Tao.• The term Tao originally means "way", "path" or "principle", and can be found in Chinese philosophies and religions other than Taoism.
  19. 19. • Unitarianism is a Christian theological move ment, named for its understanding of God as one person, in direct contrast to Trinitarianism which defines God as three persons coexisting cons ubstantially as one in being. Thus, Unitarians adhere to strict monotheism, and maintain that Jesus was a great man and a prophet of God, but not God himself.
  20. 20. • Zoroastrianism is a religion and philosophy based on the teachings of prophet Zoroaster and was formerly among the worlds largest religions. It was probably founded some time before the 6th century BCE in Greater Iran.
  21. 21. • By Yeshasv Bhargava and Tejasv Bhargava