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Major Religions Around the World


Religion is a cultural system of behaviours and practices, world views, ethics, and social organisation that relate humanity to an order of existence. 84% of the world's population is affiliated with one of the five largest religions, namely Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism or folk religion

List of Religions their Founders, Holy Books and Place of Worship: 
BUDDHISM
Founder
Gautam Buddha
Sacred Texts
The Tripitaka
Place Of Worship
Vihar (Temple) and Monastery (Where Monks Resides)
Sects
Mahayana and Hinayana
CHRISTIANITY
Founder
Jesus Christ (P.B.U.H)
Sacred Texts
Bible
Place of Worship
Church
Sects
Catholics and Protestants
HINDUISM
Founder
Ancient Sages
Sacred Texts
The Vedas, The Upanishads, The Bhagavad Gita And Epics Of Ramayana and Mahabharata
Place of Worship
Temple
ISLAM
Last Messenger
Prophet Mohammed (P.B.U.M)
Sacred Texts
Quran (Words Of Gods), Hadis (Collection Of Prophet’s Saying)
Sacred Places
Makkah (Mecca)
Place Of Worship
Masjid (Mosque)
Important Sects
Sunnis and Shias
JAINISM
Founder
Vardhamana Mahavira
Sacred Texts
Agama, Tattvartha Sutra
Place of Worship
Jain Temple
Important Sects
Shwetambara & Degambara
JUDAISM
Founder
Moses (P.B.U.H.), Born In Egypt
Sacred Texts
Talmads
Sacred Places
Jerusalem
Place of Worship
Synagogue
SIKHISM
Founder
Guru Nanak
Sacred Texts
Guru Granth Saheb
Sacred Places
The Golden Temple of Amritsar
Place of Worship
Gurudwar

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