Religions in the World

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The Indian subcontinent was the source of major religions including Hinduism, Jainism Buddhism and Sikhism. Islam is widely considered as the fastest growing religion in Europe due primarily to immigration and above average birth rates. Buddhism has always been seen as the most peaceful religion. 

List of Major Religions in the World

The table and the pie chart gave the list of religions around the world. We have divided it into two categories one is major religion and other is Medium Size Religion

What are Major Religions in the World?

ReligionNumber of followers (in millions)Cultural traditionFounded
 
Christianity

2,200

Abrahamic religionsMiddle East
Islam

1,703

Abrahamic religionsMiddle East
Hinduism

1,100

Indian religions (Dharmic)Indian subcontinent
Buddhism

488

Indian religions (Dharmic)Indian subcontinent

 

Religions in the World pie chart statistics list

Religions in the World

 

List of Medium-Sized Religions in the World

 

Religion

Other name

Number of followers (in millions)

Cultural tradition

Founded

Taoism

Daoism

12–173

Chinese religions

China

Shinto

 

100

Japanese religions

Japan

Falun Gong

 

80–100

Chinese religions

China, 20th century

Sikhism

 

30

Indian religions (Dharmic)

Indian subcontinent, 15th century

Judaism

 

17

Abrahamic religions

Levant (Middle East)

Korean shamanism

Muism/Sinism/Shingyo

5–15

Korean religions

Korea

Caodaism

 

5–9

Vietnamese religions

Vietnam, 20th century

Babi & Baha’i faiths

 

5–7.3

Abrahamic religions

Iran, 19th century

Tenriism

 

5

Japanese religions

Japan, 19th century

Jainism

 

4.2

Indian religions (Dharmic)

Indian subcontinent, 7th to 9th century BC

Cheondoism

 

3–4

Korean religions

Korea, 19th century

Hoahaoism

 

1.5–3

Vietnamese religions

Vietnam, 20th century

Zoroastrianism.

 

2.6

 

are Parsees who now thought to live in the Middle East

 

Religions in the World – Question and Answers

Which religion in the world has the most followers?

The Indian subcontinent was the source of major religions including Hinduism, Jainism Buddhism and Sikhism. We have listed below the religions with the most followers in order: (1) Christianity: About 2.3 billion followers. About 50% of Christians are Roman Catholics.

What is the fastest growing religion in Asia?

Islam is widely considered as the fastest growing religion in Europe due primarily to immigration and above average birth rates. Between 2010-2015 the Muslim fertility rate in Europe was (2.1), On the other hand, the fertility rate in Europe as a whole was (1.6).

Which is the most powerful god in Hindu?

The Vaishnava, Shaiva and Shakta schools profess Lord Vishnu, Lord Shiva and the Divine Mother Shakti as the supreme power respectively.

What is a pantheistic God?

Pantheism is the belief that all reality is identical with divinity, or that everything composes an all-encompassing, immanent God.

Who is the greatest god in the world?

The other two gods that are in the triumvirate are the Brahma and Vishnu Hindu gods.

Who is the God of powerful?

Shiva is ‘shakti’ or power, Shiva is the destroyer, the most powerful god of the Hindu pantheon and one of the godheads in the Hindu Trinity. Known by many names -Mahadeva, Mahayogi, Pashupati, Nataraja, Bhairava, Vishwanath, Bhava, Bhole Nath – Lord Shiva is perhaps the most complex of Hindu deities.

What is it called when someone believes in all religions?

Omnism is the recognition and respect of all religions; those who hold this belief are called monists (or Omnists)

What is the immanence of God?

Another meaning of immanence is the quality of being contained within, or remaining within the boundaries of a person, of the world, or of the mind. This meaning is more common within Christian and other monotheist theology, in which the one God is considered to transcend his creation.

Who is the strongest God?

He is the most powerful Olympian god, after Zeus. Hades is the brother of Zeus. After the overthrow of their Father Cronus, he drew lots with Zeus and Poseidon, another brother, to share the power of the world. He had the worst draw and was made lord of the underworld, ruling over the dead.

Who is better Zeus or Poseidon?

Zeus and Poseidon are both similar in the ways that they both think that they’re realm is better than each other and they also are both stronger in their own realm; However, they are different in the way that Zeus is the Ruler of the Olympian gods and Poseidon is just the god of the sea.

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