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5 major religions in the world.


A follower is called: Jew

Founded by: Abraham and Moses

When was it founded: 1,800(Abraham) 1,200(Moses)

Holy day: Sabbath (Saturday)

Holy books/writings: Torah and the Tenakh

Local leader: Rabbi

Place of worship: Synagogue

Some sacreds: Western wall


A follower is called: Christian

Founded by: Jesus

When was it founded: 2,000 years ago

Holy day: Sunday

Holy books/writings: Bible

Local leader: priests

Place of worship: church

Some sacreds: Jerusalem, Rome, Bethlehem


A follower is called: Muslim

Founded by: Mohammed

When was it founded: 1,500 years ago

Holy day: Friday

Holy books/writings: Qur'an

Local leader: Imam

Place of worship:... (More)

Liya Joseph
Hi My name is Liya I am a 1st year student in Mallow

The ten commandments

  1. "I am the lord your God , you shall not have any other gods before me".
  2. "You shall not take the name of the lord your God in vain."
  3. "Remember to keep holy the sabbath day"
  4. "Honour your father and mother".
  5. "You shall not kill".
  6. "You shall not commit adultery".
  7. "You shall not steal".
  8. "You shall not bate false witness against your neighbour ".
  9. "You shall not covet your neighbour's wife".
  10. "You shall not covet your neighbour's goods". 

A monotheistic religion is a religion that believes in one God only E.g. Judaism, Islam, Christianity. A polytheistic religion is a religion that believes in more than one good e.g. Hinduism


The Dharma Wheel

The Dharma wheel ( known as the Dharma chakra ) is the holy symbol of Buddhism. Buddhists believe Buddha gave his first teachings on the Wheel of Dharma. The word Dharma came from the Sanskrit noun "to hold, maintain, keep". ​

The Eightfold Path

  1. Right view - all actions have consequences after death, as death is not the end.​
  2. Right thought- do not think badly be loving, caring and calm, adopt a life of a religious mendicant.​
  3. Right speech- no lying no rude speech no telling someone what another says about them.​
  4. Right behaviour- no killing or... (More)