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Flashcards in Other Religions Deck (48):
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Confucianism

175 Million Believers
Founder - Confucius
Principal Country - China

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Hare Krishna

Spiritual Founder = Swami
Principal Country = India

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Hinduism

The Eternal Law
500 Million Believers

4

Trimurti of Gods

Brahma (The Preserver)
Shiva (The Destroyer)
Vishnu (The Creator)

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Avatar of Vishnu

Krishna

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Hindu Text

Vedas ("Knowledge")

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Hundu Universal Spirit

Brahman

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Sacred Hindu Rivers

Ganges and 5 others

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Great Hindu Epic

Ramayana

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Islam

1 Billion Believers

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Founder of Islam

Mohammed (570-631 AD)

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Mohammed's Daughter

Fatima

13

Major Islamic Sects

Sunni (Largest)
Shiite

14

Holy Muslim Book

Koran

15

Highest Islamic Office

Caliphate

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Leader of Local Muslim Community

Imam

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Highest Ranking Shiite Leader

Ayatollah

18

House of Muslim Worship

Mosque

19

Prayer Tower

Minaret

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Holy Islamic Sites

Mecca, Medina, Jerusalem

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Holy Pilgrimage to Mecca

Hajj

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Number of Pillars of Islam

5

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Holy House in Mecca

Kabaa

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Kabaa Center Piece

Black Stone

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Month of Fasting

Ramadan

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Holy War

Jihad

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Religious Ruling by an Islamic Scholar

Fatwa

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Movement Founded by Wali Fard, 1934

Nation fo Islam

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Jainism

4.3 Million Believers
Principle Country = India

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Judiasm

17 Million Believers

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Founder of Judiasm

Abraham

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Holy City of Judiasm

Jerusalem

33

Feast of Lights or Dedication

Rosh Hashanah

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Day of Atonement

Yom Kippur

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Passover Feast

Seder

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Jewish Mourners Prayer

Kaddish

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Coming of Age Rite

Bar/Bat Mitzvah

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Mountain Fortress

Masada

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Jewish Population outside of Israel

Diaspora

40

Door Post

Mezuzah

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Skull Cap

Kepa, Yamulke

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Rastafariansim

Principle Country - Jamaica

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Religion of Japan

Shintoism

44

Sikhism

Founders = Kabir and Nank
Principle Country = India

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Taosim (Or Daoism)

Founder: Loa-Tsu (c. 400 BC)
Chief God: Jade Emperor

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Unification Church

Founder: Sun Myung Moon
Principle Countries: South Korea and USA

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Religion in Haiti

Voodoo

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Zoroastrianism

250,000 Believers
Founder: Zoroaster (C. 600 BC)
Principle Countries: India and IRan