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Major religions in India

Kartar Singh Bhalla

Major religions in India

Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Sikhism, Buddhism, Jainism

by Kartar Singh Bhalla

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Published by Star in New Delhi .
Written in English


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StatementK.S. Bhalla.
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Open LibraryOL22125850M
ISBN 108176501646

  During India’s independence, British India was partitioned into Muslim-major Pakistan and Hindu-major India. A lot of bloodshed followed this partition. Today, Hinduism is the third largest religion in the world. It has around billion followers that . Hinduism is an Indian religion and dharma, or way of life. It is the world's third-largest religion with over billion followers, or 15–16% of the global population, known as Hindus. The word Hindu is an exonym, and while Hinduism has been called the oldest religion in the world, many practitioners refer to their religion as Sanātana Dharma, "the eternal way" which refers to the idea.

There are some religions that are more prominent than others and here are a few major religions in the world which have been listed below. List of Religions in the World. 1 Christianity. Major areas of the followers of that religion: India, Nepal and Mauritius. 6 Taoism. India has the distinction of being the land from where important religions namely Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Jainism have originated at the same time the country is home to several indigenous faiths tribal religions which have survived the influence of major religions for centuries and are holding the ground firmly Regional con-existence.

THE MAJOR WORLD RELIGIONS (Prepared by the Ecumenical and Multifaith Unit, Diocese of New Westminster) BAHA’I FAITH. The Bahá'í Faith arose from Islam in the s based on the teachings of Baha'u'llah and is now a distinct worldwide faith. The faith's followers believe that God has sent nine great prophets to mankind. Indian nationalism developed as a concept during the Indian independence movement fought against the colonial British nationalism is an instance of territorial nationalism, inclusive of all its people, despite their diverse ethnic, linguistic and religious backgrounds. It continues to strongly influence the politics of India and reflects an opposition to the sectarian strands of.


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