If you are talking about religion, then discussions have to be done very carefully; this is because it always has to be a subject of faith. At present, you have heard a lot about incidents of discrimination by religion. But it is not that such intolerance is seen in today’s era. The history of extending the power of religion and the spread of religious supremacy is ancient. Millions of people have suffered loss due to this battle of domination. Today we are going to talk about the most followed religions in the world whose influence has been dominant in the world.
Below are some of the world’s oldest religions:
Hindu religion, known as India’s flagship religion, is considered to be the oldest religion in the world. It is one of the prophet religions. It is a belief that there is no founder of this religion. The main text of this religion is Ved, Geeta, Ramayana, etc. This religion is almost one billion in the whole world. This religion is mainly, India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Nepal, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Africa, South, and Northern Europe.
Today, about 4 thousand years old Jewish religion is currently the ruling the country Israel. Later in the tradition of Hazrat Adam, Hazrat Ibrahim went on and then Hazrat Musa. It was around 1500 years ago, Moses had established Judaism.
Founder of this religion was Gautam Buddha. This religion is about 2500 years old. The main text of Buddhism is Tripitaka. This religion is divided into three parts, it is found in Sri Lanka, Cambodia, and Thailand. Second Mahayana is found in China, Japan, Vietnam, and Korea. The terrestrial Vajrayana is found in Tibet, Mongolia, and Japan.
Christianity, considered to be the most followed religion in the world, was started about 2000 years ago. It is also one of the world’s oldest religions. Christ is considered to be the founder of Christianity, which is also called Jesus Christ. People of this religion are people of Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox respondent cult. It is believed that the number of people who believe in Christianity is highest in the world. Christianity has more than 2 billion followers around the globe.
According to legendary history, about 1200 to 1500 years ago, there was Mahatma Zarathustra in Iran. They established the Parsi religion only. This religion was once used to be the religion of Iran although historians believe that Zarathustra was between 1700-1500 BC.
Islam was discovered around 1400 years ago. The founder of this religion is believed to be Mohammed. Haj Muhammad Alai was born in 571 AD in Mecca it was on the day of Peer. He established the religion of Islam. Further, the Khalifas spread religion. The followers of this religion live life according to Mohammed’s life. The main text of this religion is the Qur’an. Followers of Islam religion are around 1.5 billion in the whole world. It is mainly from Bangladesh, Indonesia, Pakistan, Eastern Europe, and Africa.
Sikhism is one of the most followed religions in India and Canada. Guru Nanak Dev Ji is the very first guru of 10 gurus of Sikhism, who was born in Talwandi, Punjab in the year 1469. Now, this part is in Pakistan territory. In Sikh religion, there are ten gurus. Govind Singh Ji was the last guru of Sikhism.