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DK Eyewitness Books: Religion

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Published: 18 Jun 2012

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Here is a revealing and enlightening guide to the religions of the world. Superb color photographs give the reader eyewitness insight into the beliefs of different religions and into the lives of their founders and followers. See a Passover meal, a lama's headdress, the Wheel of Existence, a picture of Christ's Crucifixion, a Buddhist monk, and a shaman's mask.

Learn why Buddhists meditate, who Mahavira was, what the five pillars of Islam are, what the Tao is, why Sikhs wear turbans, and what Confucius taught. Discover the meaning of the Yin-Yang symbol, why Zoroastrians worship in fire temples, the role of ancestors in primal religions, why Christians celebrate Holy Communion, what a Bar Mitzvah is, why the god Ganesh has the head of an elephant, and much, much more.

ISBN: 9780756690809 Pages: 72
Size: 215.9 x 279.4mm Age: From 8 To 12 years

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Here is a revealing and enlightening guide to the religions of the world. Superb color photographs give the reader eyewitness insight into the beliefs of different religions and into the lives of their founders and followers. See a Passover meal, a lama's headdress, the Wheel of Existence, a picture of Christ's Crucifixion, a Buddhist monk, and a shaman's mask.

Learn why Buddhists meditate, who Mahavira was, what the five pillars of Islam are, what the Tao is, why Sikhs wear turbans, and what Confucius taught. Discover the meaning of the Yin-Yang symbol, why Zoroastrians worship in fire temples, the role of ancestors in primal religions, why Christians celebrate Holy Communion, what a Bar Mitzvah is, why the god Ganesh has the head of an elephant, and much, much more.

ISBN: 9780756690809 Pages: 72
Size: 215.9 x 279.4mm From 8 To 12 years

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