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Describe the diet of most Hindus and Buddhists
Vegetarian - salads, vegetable dishes, no meats

Basics of Buddhism - http://www.pbs.org/edens/thailand/buddhism.htm A simple introduction to the religion and the basic tenets of Buddhists. From PBS.
A Hindu place of worship
temple
What is the Diaspora?
The movement of Jews, followers of Judaism into other parts of the world when the Romans forbid them to return to Jerusalem and other areas sacred to the Jews.

Internet Jewish History Sourcebook - http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/jewish/jewishsbook.html Links to sources of Jewish history on the internet.
The sacred scriptures of Buddhism
Dhammapada

To learn more, try
Dharma & Nirvana - http://www.geocities.com/Tokyo/5215/
Introduction to Buddhist principles
What is the Eightfold Path and what is its purpose
It is the Code of Conduct for Buddhism - it leads to Nirvana
The sacred writings of Hinduism
Vedas, Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita
What is the Wailing Wall?
It is the only remaining wall of an ancient temple that is a very holy site in Judaism, located in Jerusalem
The three religions which consider Jerusalem as one of their holy cities
Christianity, Islam, Judaism
The Muslim holy month when fasting is required from sun up to sun down
Ramadan

For more information, visit:
A BRIEF ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING ISLAM
islam-guide.com
For non-Muslims who want to understand Islam, Muslims & the Quran
This religion does not have a prophet/leader
Hinduism
The individual whom Christians regard as the son of God
Jesus
Allah
Name of God for followers of Islam

For more information, visit:
A BRIEF ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING ISLAM
islam-guide.com
For non-Muslims who want to understand Islam, Muslims & the Quran
A Jewish place of worship
Synagogue

See a great interactive timeline of the oldest synagogue in the United States
www.tourosynagogue.org/timeline/timeline.html

For more information on ancient synagogues, go to:
Second Temple Synagogue FAQs
faculty.smu.edu/dbinder/faqs.html
The rigid social system found within the Hindu tradition
Caste System
A sacred writing of Judaism
The Torah or the Talmud
To have spiritual "truths" revealed
Enlightenment
Passover is a religious holiday celebrated by this religion
Judaism
For more information, visit:

http://www.virtualjerusalem.com/judaism/holidays/ Holidays are presented throughout the Jewish year with information on the history and customs as well as recommended reading for each Holy day.
The Shinto religion considers this place an image of paradise on earth
Japan
The Ten Commandments are found within this holy writing
The Torah (also in the Old Testament of the Bible, which includes the Torah - first five books of the Bible)
Define Shahada
Profession of faith uttered by Muslims, especially at five-times-daily prayers

For more information, visit:
A BRIEF ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING ISLAM
islam-guide.com
For non-Muslims who want to understand Islam, Muslims & the Quran
A Muslim place of worship
Mosque

For more information, visit:
A BRIEF ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING ISLAM
islam-guide.com
For non-Muslims who want to understand Islam, Muslims & the Quran
Leader of Tibetan Buddhism
Dalai Lama

Glossary of Terms - http://www.ncf.carleton.ca/dharma/faqs/glossary.html Adapted from the "talk.religion.buddhism" FAQ.
This religion split into the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox branches in 1054
Christianity
A Muslim shrine in Mecca
The Kaaba

For more information, visit:
A BRIEF ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING ISLAM
islam-guide.com
For non-Muslims who want to understand Islam, Muslims & the Quran
Rebirth in class/caste based on actions in a previous life is a belief in
Buddhism
Two major groups of western Christianity
Roman Catholics and Protestants
This religion believes that Nirvana can be found through the Middle Way
Buddhism
Two of the most holy days for Christians
Easter and Christmas
This leader/prophet was born in Mecca
Mohammed
Another word for the the Hindu concept of liberation
Moksha
An ethnic religion of Japan
Shintoism
What is significant about the Muslim holy place called The Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem
It is the site from which Mohammed ascended to heaven

For more information, visit:
A BRIEF ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING ISLAM
islam-guide.com
For non-Muslims who want to understand Islam, Muslims & the Quran
The religion that holds a belief in Nirvana
Buddhism

To learn more, try
Dharma & Nirvana - http://www.geocities.com/Tokyo/5215/
Introduction to Buddhist principles
All the actions in a person's life that affects his or her fate in the next life
karma
The Hebrews considered this individual as their chief law giver
Moses

The Hebrews; Age of the Patriarchs - http://www.wsu.edu:8080/~dee/HEBREWS/PATRIARC.HTM Historical and geographical background of the Patriarchs.
Christian attempt to reclaim the Holy Land from the Muslims in the eleventh, twelfth, and thirteenth centuries
The Crusades
The Sermon on the Mount is found within this holy writing (and which part)
The Bible (New Testament)
What is a yarmulke
A small cap (skullcap) worn by men who practice Judaism

Jewish Virtual Library - http://www.us-israel.org/index.html Encyclopedia of Jewish history and culture covering everything from anti-Semitism to Zionism. Includes a glossary, bibliography, biographies,articles, virtual Israel tour, original documents and more.
Belief in a rigid caste system is held by this religion
Hinduism
The Talmud is sacred writing in this religion
Judaism
This sacred writing directed the Muslims to complete a Hajj
Qur'an

For more information, visit:
A BRIEF ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING ISLAM
islam-guide.com
For non-Muslims who want to understand Islam, Muslims & the Quran
Hindus consider this mountain range sacred
Himalayas
The holy book for Christians (and which section of that book is specifically Christian)
The Bible, New Testament -------
for more information on the history of the New Testament, visit:
History of the Bible - Summarises the various versions of the Bible produced throughout history.
www.ssquare.com/SacredBooksMusic/htm/bibledoc.htm
The state of perfect blessedness marked by the end of reincarnations
Liberation or Moksha
The Trinity is a core belief of this religion
Christianity
This leader lived with a Bedouin family when he was young
Mohammed

For more information, visit:
A BRIEF ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING ISLAM
islam-guide.com
For non-Muslims who want to understand Islam, Muslims & the Quran
A Christian place of worship
Church
The Protestant Reformation is associated with which religion
Christianity
The leader/prophet of Buddhism (long name)
Siddhartha Guatama

BBC World Service - http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/people/features/world_religions/buddhism.shtml Guide to Buddhism with online audio. Subjects include: *An exploration of the life and experience of Gautama, the Buddha. * The basic teaching of the Buddha and the way in which it has been interpreted to produce the two main schools of Buddhism, Theravada and Mahayana. * What is meditation, and how to find time for it. * Social Engagement: Buddhism and Social Action. * How Buddhism has challenged the cultures of the West, and revitalised the traditional Buddhist cultures.
Also known as the Day of Atonement
Yom Kippur

Internet Jewish History Sourcebook - http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/jewish/jewishsbook.html Links to sources of Jewish history on the internet.
The Jewish holy period which commemorates the exodus from Egypt and slavery
Passover

For more information, visit:
http://www.virtualjerusalem.com/judaism/holidays/ Holidays are presented throughout the Jewish year with information on the history and customs as well as recommended reading for each Holy day.
The most holy Hindu word often used during meditation
Om
The Five Pillars are the basic foundation of the beliefs of this religion
Islam
Rebirth of the soul in another body
Reincarnation
The religion that first successfully established monotheism
Judaism

Internet Jewish History Sourcebook - http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/jewish/jewishsbook.html Links to sources of Jewish history on the internet.
Sunnis and Shiites are two sects of which religion
Islam

For more information, visit:
A BRIEF ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING ISLAM
islam-guide.com
For non-Muslims who want to understand Islam, Muslims & the Quran
Muslims are followers of this religion
Islam

For more information, visit:
A BRIEF ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING ISLAM
islam-guide.com
For non-Muslims who want to understand Islam, Muslims & the Quran
Religion that places little importance on the concept of a deity
Buddhism

Basics of Buddhism - http://www.pbs.org/edens/thailand/buddhism.htm A simple introduction to the religion and the basic tenets of Buddhists. From PBS.
The gods of Shintoism, the basic force found in nature
Kami
Religion that believes that cremating their dead purifies the body
Hinduism
A high holy day of Christianity
Easter or Christmas
What was the Jewish Exile?
when the Jews (Hebrews) were taken into slavery in Babylonia

Internet Jewish History Sourcebook - http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/jewish/jewishsbook.html Links to sources of Jewish history on the internet.
A holy pilgrimage to Mecca
Hajj

For more information, visit:
A BRIEF ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING ISLAM
islam-guide.com
For non-Muslims who want to understand Islam, Muslims & the Quran
A tall slender tower on a mosque from which Muslims are summoned to prayers
Minaret

For more information, visit:
A BRIEF ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING ISLAM
islam-guide.com
For non-Muslims who want to understand Islam, Muslims & the Quran
The religion from which Buddhism grew
Hinduism

Basics of Buddhism - http://www.pbs.org/edens/thailand/buddhism.htm A simple introduction to the religion and the basic tenets of Buddhists. From PBS.
The Jewish holy day starting at sundown on Friday and lasting until sundown on Saturday
Sabbath

Internet Jewish History Sourcebook - http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/jewish/jewishsbook.html Links to sources of Jewish history on the internet.
A language combining High German and Hebrew spoken by East European Jews
Yiddish
This religion began in India, but is no longer as dominant religion there
Buddhism
Sense of duty; right conduct
dharma
The Four Noble Truths form the basis of this religion
Buddhism
True or False: State Shinto was outlawed after World War II
True
*The followers of Jesus during his lifetime on Earth
Disciples
A nine-branched candelabrum used in celebrating Hanukah
Mennorah

For more information, visit:
http://www.virtualjerusalem.com/judaism/holidays/ Holidays are presented throughout the Jewish year with information on the history and customs as well as recommended reading for each Holy day.
Three main branches of Judaism
Orthodox, Conservative, Reform

Internet Jewish History Sourcebook - http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/jewish/jewishsbook.html Links to sources of Jewish history on the internet.
A sacred agreement (Jews believe that God made this with Abraham)
Covenant
The followers of Jesus sent out to teach the Gospel
Apostles
The center of the Golden Age of Medieval Judaism
Spain
Hebrew history begins with this leader
Abraham
Name the 4 Noble Truths
All humans suffer
Desire causes suffereing
There is a way to end suffering
The way is called the Eight Fold Path
The "struggle" to achieve and defend the goal of creating a Muslim society
Jihad
The period from sundown on Friday until sundown on Saturday in Judaism
The Sabbath

Internet Jewish History Sourcebook - http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/jewish/jewishsbook.html Links to sources of Jewish history on the internet.
Brahmins are in the highest caste in this religion
Hinduism