Religions in India

Religions in India

Religions in India is characterized by a diversity of religious beliefs and practices. India is the birthplace of four of the world’s major religions; namely Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism. Throughout India’s history, religion has been an important part of the country’s culture. Religious diversity and religious tolerance are both established in the country by the law and custom.

A religion is an organized collection of beliefs, cultural systems, and world views that relate humanity to an order of existence. Many religions have narratives, symbols, and sacred histories that aim to explain the meaning of life and / or to explain the origin of life or the Universe. From their beliefs about the cosmos and human nature, people may derive morality, ethics, religious laws or a preferred lifestyle. According to some estimates, there are roughly 4,200 religions in the world.

Religions in India

Hinduism (80.5%)
Islam (13.4%)
Christianity (2.3%)
Sikhism (1.9%)
Buddhism (0.8%)
Jainism (0.4%)
Zoroastrianism / Parsis (0.7%)
World Religions

हिन्दू धार्मिक स्थान – Hindu Holy Places

सिख धार्मिक स्थान – Sikh Holy Places

इस्लाम धार्मिक स्थान – Islam Holy Places / Mosques of India

बौद्ध धार्मिक स्थान – Buddhism Holy Places / Buddhist Shrines

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