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Geography: Religions

TermDefinition
(Islam) Place of Origin Mecca
(Islam) Founder Muhammed
(Islam) Sacred Book Koran
(Islam) Place of Worship Mosque
(Judaism) Place of Origin Israel
(Judaism) Founder Abraham, Moses
(Judaism) Sacred Book Torrah
(Judaism) Place of Worship Sinagogue
(Hindu) Place of Origin India
(Hindu) Founder no one founder
(Hindu) Sacred Book Vedas
(Hindu) Place of Worship Temple
(Buddhism) Place of Origin India
(Buddhism) Founder Siddhartha Gautama
(Buddhism) Sacred Book 3 Baskets
(Buddhism) Place of Worship Temple
(Sikhism) Place of Origin Punjab
(Sikhism) Founder Guru Nanack
(Sikhism) Sacred Book Guru Granth Sahib
(Sikhism) Place of Worship Gurdwara
Rabbi A Jewish scholar or teacher
Tefillin Two small boxes worn by Jewish men; one on head, one on arm
Kosher relation to food; Hebrew
Muslim Follower of Islam
Mecca Place where Muhammed fled to; place of origin for Islam
Kaaba Black building in the center of Mecca where Muslims circle it several times as part of their religion
Reincarnation Belief of the Hindus that all forms of life contain a soul, and that all souls have the chance to experience life in different forms.
Karma dependent on how the past life was lived; cause of one's particular destiny
Nirvana If a person gains enlightenment, then he can break out of the cycle of reincarnation.
Pagoda Buddhist temple
Stupa Buddhist temple
Sadhu a holy person
Turban Headwear made of cloth and worn by men
Sabbath A jewish day of rest and remembrance of creation
Kippah A small cap worn by men
Rosh Hashanah Jewish New Year
Allah Islamic god
Minaret A tall tower, part of a mosque, usually where Muslims pray
Brahma the creator (hindu), universal or soul god
Guru
Moksha
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