Religion fun facts

23 Feb

10 Majestic Facts about Makkah

Makkah is one of the most important cities in the world for many reasons. Its cultural significance is undeniable, and its beauty and long history make it something we all should know more about! Its links to the Islamic faith make it one of the most-visited cities on the planet, too. With that in mind, …
15 Feb

11 Scintillating Facts about Scientology

Scientology is one of the most controversial religions in the world. Founded back in the 50s, it is also a relatively young organization – some of the world’s most famous celebrities are known for being part of the Scientology church, but what does that mean, and what do the people involved worship and follow? Here …
Seven Deadly Sins
17 Jul

10 Simple Facts about the Seven Deadly Sins

We have all likely heard of the Seven Deadly Sins, and many have a general idea of what they represent. However, to truly understand the Seven Deadly Sins, it’s important to know where they’re from, what they do indeed represent, and what they’re for. Here are some fun facts about the Seven Deadly Sins you’ll …
Holi Festival
17 Mar

13 Heralded Facts About Hinduism

Did you know that Hinduism is one of the most widely-followed faiths around the globe? In fact, it’s the third most-observed. Originating and emerging from India, its influence has spread all over the world, with its mother country remaining a center point for followers worldwide. Here are some fun facts about Hinduism that may just …
interesting facts about Hanukkah
10 Feb

11 Holy Facts About Hanukkah

Hanukkah is the Jewish festival of light. It commemorates when the Jewish people won a battle against the Greeks to practice their religion freely. Want to know more? Here are some fun facts about Hanukkah. 1. Why do people celebrate Hanukkah? Hanukkah commemorates the triumph of a small group of Jews known as the Maccabees …
fun facts about yoga
30 Dec

23 Surprising Facts About Yoga

Are you thinking about a yoga workout? No wonder, considering its benefits and popularity! Yoga works on two levels: mental and physical. Yoga is a mind and body practice combining various styles, body posture, breathing technique, meditation, and relaxation. The powerful mind-body-spirit transformation that yoga brings helps us counteract stress, fatigue, and poor self-image. Bearing …
Stained glass windows of an Anglican christian church
10 Nov

14 Captivating Facts About Christianity

Christianity is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion that originated in the 1st Century and based upon the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth. Let’s take a closer look at some more fun facts about Christianity… 1. There are billions of Christians worldwide. Christianity is the world’s biggest religion. There are more than 2.4 billion people …
Facts about Judaism
21 Sep

22 Joyous Facts About Judaism

Judaism is an Abrahamic religion that originated approximately 3,500 years ago in the Middle East dating back to the time of Abraham. Let’s take a closer look at some more interesting facts about Judaism. 1. The religion travels down bloodlines. In traditional Jewish law, any child born to a Jewish mother is also Jewish. 2. …
Fun facts about Vatican City
5 Sep

17 Virtuous Facts About Vatican City

Looking to boost your local knowledge of this unique little country? Take a look at these interesting facts about Vatican City! 1. What exactly is The Vatican City? Vatican City, also known as ‘Holy See’, is a landlocked city-state in Europe.  It is bordered solely, and entirely, by the city of Rome in Italy. 2. …
Facts about St Pauls Cathedral
20 May

14 Powerful Facts About St Paul’s Cathedral

St Paul’s Cathedral is a grand Anglican cathedral and one of the most famous landmarks and popular tourist attractions in London. Read on to learn 14 fun facts about St Paul’s Cathedral. 1. People have worshipped here for centuries! There has been a place of worship on the site of St Paul’s Cathedral in Ludgate …
facts about Salisbury Cathedral
10 Apr

12 Superb Facts About Salisbury Cathedral

When it comes to buildings that need to be on your bucket list, this is one that’s should be at the top. Forget the Empire State Building and the Eiffel Tower, and turn your attention to a building that was built centuries earlier.  Now sit back and enjoy these fun facts about Salisbury Cathedral! 1. …
interesting facts about Easter
3 Apr

13 Eggciting Facts About Easter

Easter is the holy Christian holiday celebrating Jesus Christ returning from the dead. Today, gifts of chocolate eggs are given to represent this. Here’s some egg-citing facts about Easter. 1. Easter eggs are old inventions! The UK’s first chocolate egg was made by Fry’s of Bristol in 1873. 2. Italy holds an egg record. The …
Buddhism Facts
26 Jan

15 Brilliant Facts About Buddhism

Buddhism is a religion that leads its believers toward spiritual development and enlightenment. Founded by Siddhartha Gautama, otherwise known as “the Buddha” 2,500 years ago, it’s one of the world’s oldest faiths. Here are 15 interesting facts about Buddhism that will set you on the path to enlightenment. 1. Buddhists don’t believe in a god …