Other then Australia to the South, Indonesia, and Singapore to the West, there are many smaller neighboring islands in the are surrounding area. As of July of 2013, the population of Papua New Guinea is estimated to be 6,431,902 people. The country has a very low median age that stands at only 22 years. about 87 percent of the country’s population lives in rural areas and infrastructure such as road is almost nonexistent in many of these parts. The majority of the country is following Christianity that was introduce to the island in the 19th century by the missionaries.
Hinduism was founded sometime between 1500 and 500 CE in the are of the Indus valley civilization. There is no individual founder and no names given to say who developed it. They are many gods in the religion of Hinduism. Many Hindu followers believe that one of the gods is the true god, this creates a division in Hinduism, Vaishnavaism and Shivaism. People who follow Vaishnavaism believe that Vishnu is the one true god and people who follow Shivasim believe that Shiva is the one true god.
Christianity has an estimated 1 billion adherents. Both religions have an all-powerful, and all knowing Supreme Being. For Hinduism it is Brahman, who is never given gender, or form, and for Christianity there is god, who is also shapeless and without gender. As in most religions, both Hinduism and Christianity have their own set of rituals and ceremonies. Christians practice most of these rituals in buildings called churches.
Hinduism is different from Christian theology in respect to the fact that we have only one god. Hinduism has many gods and goddesses even though most Hindu worshipers are devoted to one of these gods. In some ways it is the same when comparing how Hindu worshipers acknowledge different forms of the same god. Christians believe in the Trinity, which is the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Hindus believe in different forms of their god too.
The word ‘reincarnation means’ consecutive rebirths after deaths. In fact, atheists believe in this phenomenon of after death experiences. Every religion has their own definitions and key ideas or experiences of life after death. The notion of reincarnation varies from one geographic area to another and every religion goes deeply in the roots to find the fundamental theories so that the followers believe on them. Although reincarnation is a simple concept
Hinduism like buddism believes in reincarnation. The goal of this religion is also to escape the birth-death cycle. Through Hinduism the entire Indian social structure was formed by creating the caste system. The major difference between Buddism and Hinduism is that Hindus believe in a god. Brahman is the spirit that encompasses all living things.
However, many rural Hindus worship their own village goddess or an earth goddess. She is believed to rule over fertility and disease and thus over life and death. The priesthood is less important in rural Hinduism: non-Brahmins and non-priests often carry out ritual and prayer there. “Karma and Rebirth A popular belief in Hinduism is Transmigration of souls, or samsara. Samsara is the passage of a soul from body to body as determined by the force of one 's actions, or karma.
Their number is generally believed to be 330 million. According to Hindu belief, god incarnates and for example takes the form of human being and other animals and appears in this earth in that form. Gods and goddesses were born like human beings and had wives and children. No god possesses absolute power; some of the gods are weaker than each
The major branches are Vaishnavism and Shaivism. These sects rely on their own set of scriptures but their focal point is the ancient Vedas. The philosophical Vedic texts, from the Aryans, involved the Upanishads in searching for knowledge on how the human beings would escape reincarnation. Hinduism has a cosmic principle Brahman, whereby they believe in rebirth after death. Hinduism emerged around the beginning of Common Era then coexisted within Buddhism for several centuries (Clearly, 2013).
Gods In Sikhism there is only one god (Waheguru) and this god is beyond the understanding of humans. God is ether male or female. God is the creator who created the world for people to use and enjoy. God created people to know the differences and to be able to chooses between right and wrong. God is in everyone’s soul but can only be seen by people that are blessed.