This page is dedicated to number 5. It represents the five elements sun , earth, water, wind & fire and also my birth date 🙂
5 in religious!
- In Greek Orthodox Christian mysticism, the number 5 symbolizes the Holy Spirit as the bearer of all life.
- The book of Psalms is arranged into five books, paralleling the Five Books of Moses.
- The Torah contains five books—Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy—which are collectively called the Five Books of Moses, the Pentateuch (Greek for “five containers,” referring to the scroll cases in which the books were kept), or Humash (????, Hebrew for “fifth”).
- The Christian New Testament contains five foundational books, written by four authors: Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, and the Acts of the Apostles
- Muslims pray to Allah five times a day
- In Islam, particularly Shia Islam, the Panjetan or the Five Holy Purified Ones are the members of Muhammad’s family: Muhammad, Ali, Fatima, Hasan, and Husayn and is often symbolically represented by an image of the Khamsa.
- There are five basic “pillars” of Islam.
- The five sacred Sikh symbols prescribed by Guru Gobind Singh are commonly known as Panj Kakars or the ‘Five Ks’ because they start with letter K representing Kakka in the Punjabi language. They are: Kesh (unshorn hair), Kangha (the comb), Kara (the steel bracelet), Kachh (the soldiers shorts), and Kirpan (the sword).
5 is Sporty! & Legendary!
- 5 was the car number of Nigel Mansell
- 5 is the uniform number of Hall of Fame Baseball players Luke Appling, George Brett, Lou Boudreau, Hank Greenberg, Johnny Bench, Joe DiMaggio, and Brooks Robinson.
More interesting things
- The Chemical Element with atomic number 5 is Boron.
- There are five natural senses of sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch.
- Japan: The five pleats in the front are the five Virtues; gotoku, of Japanese traditional society, with the one in the back representing all five Virtues are actually one major one, that of being a complete human being: Chuu: loyalty, Ko: justice, Jin: humanity; compassion, Gi: from giri; or honor, Rei: respect.
- Confucius: “To practice five things under all circumstances constitutes perfect Virtue; these five are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness.”
- Sikhism: The five Virtues are Truth, Contentment, Patience, Faith, and Daya (compassion),
five Virtues-sacrifice, cleanliness, honesty, charity and courage.