Some of the world religion:
** Please note: I understand religion can be a sensitive subject, this post in no context to show one religion is better/worse than another. Please do not comment about that.
|Buddhism – Buddhism is a religion to about 300 million people around the world. The word comes from ‘budhi’, ‘to awaken’. It has its origins about 2,500 years ago when Siddhartha Gotama, known as the Buddha, was himself awakened (enlightened) at the age of 35.
|Hinduism – Hinduism is generally regarded as the world’s oldest organized religion. It consists of “thousands of different religious groups that have evolved in India since 1500 BCE.” 1 Because of the wide variety of Hindu traditions, freedom of belief and practice are notable features of Hinduism.
|Jainism – Jainism is an ancient religion from India that teaches that the way to liberation and bliss is to live lives of harmlessness and renunciation.
|Judaism – Judaism is the original of the three Abrahamic faiths, which also includes Christianity and Islam. Judaism originated in the Middle East over 3500 years ago.
|Christianity – Christianity was founded in the early 1st century AD, with the teaching, miracles, crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth. Today it is the largest religion in the world, with around 2 billion followers.
|Islam – Islam is a major world religion, with over 1 billion followers worldwide.It is considered one of the Abrahamic, monotheistic faiths, along with Judaism and Christianity.
|WICCA – Wicca is the largest of the Neopagan religions. Wiccans have great reverence for the Earth and for their Goddess and her consort, the horned God.
|Bahá’í Faith – he Bahá’í Faith is the youngest of the world’s independent religions. Its founder, Bahá’u’lláh (1817-1892), is regarded by Bahá’ís as the most recent in the line of Messengers of God.
|Confucianism – Confucianism is a way of life taught by Confucius in the 6th–5th century BC.Confucianism has been followed by the Chinese for more than two millennia.
|Shintoism – Shinto is an ancient Japanese religion. Starting about 500 BCE (or earlier).It remains Japan’s major religion alongside Buddhism.
|Sikhism – A progressive religion well ahead of its time when it was founded over 500 years ago, The Sikh religion today has a following of over 20 million people worldwide.
|Taoism – Taoism is an Eastern religion/philosophy with 225 million followers. There are 2 kinds of Taoism: the Tao-Chia and the Tao-Chiao. The first is related to the Lao-tzu and his Tao-te ching and consists in the urge to unite with the Tao.
|Scientology – The Scientology religion is based exclusively upon L. Ron Hubbard’s research, writings and recorded lectures — all of which constitute the Scriptures of the religion.
|Zoroastrianism – Zoroastrianism is one of the world’s oldest monotheistic religions. It was founded by the Prophet Zoroaster (or Zarathustra) in ancient Iran approximately 3500 years ago.
|Santeri – Santería is a syncretic religion of West African and Caribbean origin. Santería is a system of beliefs that merges the Yoruba religion.Santeria has no scriptures and is passed on by word-of-mouth.