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Religions - World :

Religion - Founder :

Religion Founder
Buddhism Gautam Siddhartha Buddha (563-483 ac) born in Nepal (Lumbini)
Confucianism Kung Fu Tsu or Confucius (551-v 479 ac), born in the State of Lu in China.
Christianity Jesus Christ (4 BC to AD 29), born in Judea. Also called Jesus of Nazareth
Hinduism Ancient Sages
Islam Prophet Mohammed (an 570-632), born in Mecca (Saudi Arabia)
Judaism Moses, born in Egypt
Shintoism Began with Japanese culture and developed out of tradition
Sikhism Guru Nanak(1469—1539)
Taoism Lao-Tse, a Chinese philosopher
Zoroastrianism (Parsi Religion) Zoroaster, born in Medea (modern Iranj about 660 BC

Religion - Sacred Books and Places :

Religion Sacred Books Sacred places
Buddhism The Tripitaka (Collection of Buddha’s teachings) also called Sutras. 1.) Limbini (Nepal), where Buddha was born,
2.)Bodh Gaya (Bihar), where he received Enlightenment and
3.) Kusinagara (UP), where he attained ‘Nirvana’
Confucianism The Lun Yu,The Analects Peking (Beijing) in China
Christianity Holy Bible, consisting of the Old Testament (before Christ) and the New Testament (during and after Christ) Jerusalem, where Christ lived and preached
Hinduism The Vedas, the Upanishads, the Bhagavad Gita end the epics of the Mahabharata and the Ramayana. Temple
Islam Quran (the words of God), Hadis(collection of Prophet's sayings) Makkah(Mecca) in Saudi Arabia
Judaism Hals, found particularly in the five books of the Bible, commentary on Torah known as Talmud and Midrash Synagogue
Shintoism none Central Shrine of lse (central Japan) and the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo
Sikhism Guru Granth Sahib The Golden Temple of Amritsar
Taoism Tao--te-Ching none
Zoroastrianism (Parsi Religion) Zend Avesta Fire Temple

Last updated on: 24/09/2019


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