When we are talking about religions then a wave of thoughts like beliefs, view about the whole world in humanity, system of the followed religion culture and spirituality comes in our mind. In accordance with the Guinness Book of World Records, Islam is the world’s fastest-growing religion by number of conversions every year so far.
Following is the list of most practiced religions in the world, probably Top Ten Religions in the World (with most population):
FOUNDED : Christianity began about 2000 years ago in what is now Israel.
FOUNDER :: Jesus of Nazareth, or Jesus Christ, “the Anointed One”, “The Messiah”.
WRITING HOME: The Bible – Old and New Testaments. Adherents :: is estimated at about 2 billion.
CULTS: Christianity is divided into three main sects: Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox and Protestant. Among Protestants there are over 20,000 denominations.
Currently Christianity is at the top practiced religion in the world
FOUNDED: Islam began about 1400 years ago in what is now Saudi Arabia.
Started by: THE Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
KEY SCRIPTURE: THE QURAAN, the revealed scripture of Islam, and the Hadith, the teachings, sayings and life of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
Adherents: One billion, mostly in the Middle East, Indonesia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Africa, China and Eastern Europe. According to Guiness
FOUNDED: Hinduism, the world’s oldest religion, has no beginning – predates written history.
FOUNDER: Hinduism has no single founder.
MAJOR SCRIPTURES: The Gita, Vedas, the Agamas and more.
Adherents: Almost one billion, mostly in India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Malaysia, Indonesia, Indian Ocean, Africa, Europe and North and South.
CULTS: There are four major denominations: Saivism, Saktism, Vaishnavism and Smartism.