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The second part of the Christian Bible, containing descriptions of the life and teachings of Jesus and of his early followers
The 5 Pillars of Islam
1. Belief in Allah and Muhammad as his prophet. 2. Standard prayer 5 times a day and public prayer on Fridays at Midday to worship Allah facing Mecca. 3. Observation of the holy month of Ramadan. 4. Making a pilgrimage to Mecca in one's lifetime, aka Hajj. 5. Giving alms to the poor and unfortunate (charity).
a member of the branch of Islam that accepts the first four caliphs as rightful successors to Muhammad
a member of the branch of Islam that regards Ali as the legitimate successor to Mohammed and rejects the first three caliphs
the Hindu or Buddhist doctrine that person may be reborn successively into one of five classes of living beings (god or human or animal or hungry ghost or denizen of hell) depending on the person's own actions
a single spiritual power that Hindus believe lives in everything, the highest of the four varnas: the priestly or sacerdotal category
Hindu term: One's fortune, based on how well/unwell they follow their dharma. The amount of good kharma you accumulate in life determines how you are reborn in the next life, and whether or not you reach enlightenment (Nirvana)
Four Noble Truths
The central teachings of Buddhism; to live is to suffer; suffering is caused by desire; the cessation of suffering can be achieved; the solution is the Noble Eightfold Path
1. Ruler - Subject 2. Father- Son 3. Elder Brother- Younger Brother 4. Husband- Wife 5. Friend- Friend
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