Language, religion, food and the arts are just some of the various aspects of indian culture here is a brief overview of the culture of india colorful reliefs of hindu gods adorn a temple at. Different people adopt different religions to find god religions make a spiritual connection between god and man the main purpose of every religion in the world is to create peace and to bond people. 6th december shall remain a black day in the history of independent india 22 years ago some people attempted to change history by demolishing a historic mosque and through that act of violence almost destroyed communal harmony in the country.
Religion returns in indian census provide a wonderful kaleidoscope of the country s rich social composition, as many religions have originated in the country and few religions of foreign origin have also flourished here. The different religious communities of india include major groups, such as the hindus, muslims, christians, sikhs, buddhists and the jains, as well as minor religious faiths, such as jews and zoiroastrians.
Different religions in india and interesting information about them december 21, 2015 by editorial staff if there is ever a nation with enormous religious diversity it can be none other than the great nation of india. Religions in india - india is a land of diverse religions that exist in harmony and peace the secularism is one of the most important aspects of the country the secularism is one of the most important aspects of the country. Religions and cultures of india j n hooker osher course march 2013 today's agenda brief survey of religions in india focus on: religions in india.
81 entries are listed here it is simply impossible to list all varieties of religion 1 as we as a species have created an almost infinite variety of religious and transcendental ideas. Contacts between india and other cultures have led to the spread of indian religions throughout the world, resulting in the extensive influence of indian thought and practice on southeast and east asia in ancient times and, more recently, in the diffusion of indian religions to europe and north america. The religious profile of the world is rapidly changing, driven primarily by differences in fertility rates and the size of youth populations among the world's major religions, as well as by people switching faiths over the next four decades, christians will remain the largest religious group, but. India is known for its rich cultural heritage and diverse customs each religion has its own traditions and ritual different existing religions in the country- hinduism, islam, sikhism, zoroastrianism, jewish, buddhism, jain and christianity every religion has their own wedding customs. The major religions of india are hinduism (majority religion), islam (largest minority religion), sikhism, christianity, buddhism, jainism, zoroastrianism, judaism and the bahá'í faith india is a land where people of different religions and cultures live in harmony.
Indian religion is varied in approach and different in meaning most of the types of religion in india are called dharmic religions in the indian subcontinent hinduism, jainism, buddhism and sikhism form a subgroup of the larger class of eastern religions. This is a list of religions and spiritual traditionssome entries are written more than once. Hinduism, buddhism, christianity, judaism, and islam are five of the biggest religions in the world over the last few thousand years, these religious groups have shaped the course of history and.
All of these religions have different schools (ways of thinking) and traditions that are related as a group they are called the eastern religions the indian religions are similar to one another in many ways: the basic beliefs, the way worship is done and several religious practices are very similar. Religion in india is characterised by a diversity of religious beliefs and practices india is a secular state with no state religionthe indian subcontinent is the birthplace of four of the world's major religions namely hinduism, buddhism, jainism and sikhism. The main indian religions, buddhism, hinduism, jainism and sikhism are linked by a belief in karma life is regarded as a continual cycle of birth, life and re-birth (samasara) and that the deeds or desires of part lives determines ones fate in this and future lives (karma.