Hinduism

By Alicia Ramdeo

What region of the world is the religion most popular?

The region of the world that Hinduism is most popular is India.

Who founded the religion?

There is many founders of Hinduism.
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What is the religions sacred symbol?

The sacred symbol is an Om sign.

What are the religions sacred days?

The sacred days are..

Phagwa- It celebrates spring, commemorates various events in Hindu mythology and is time of disregarding social norms and indulging in general merrymaking.

Diwali- For many Hindus, Diwali is also New Year's Eve. Diwali is held on the final day of the Vikram calendar, a type of Hindu calendar followed by North Indians.

Mahashivaratri-Great Festival of Shiva. It is held on the 14th day of the dark half of the lunar month of Phalguna.

Rama Navami - birthday of Lord Rama (April)

Krishna Jayanti - birthday of Lord Krishna (July-August)

Raksābandhana - renewing bonds between brothers and sisters (July-August)

Kumbh Mela - pilgrimage every 12 years to four cities in India (July-August; last one 2003)

Ganesha-Chaturthi (Ganesha Utsava) - festival of Ganesha (August-September)

Dassera - victory of Rama over demon king Ravana (September-October)

Navaratri - festival of sharkti (in Bengal) or Rama's victory over Ravana (South India) (September-October)

How many people believe in the religion today?

828,000,000 people believe in Hinduism today.

Are men and women treated different in this religion?

Yes, The woman is entrusted to look after the home and men are entrusted to look after the Nation. This is a Hinduism concept.

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What region of the world is the religion most popular?

china

Who founded the religion?

The founder of Confucianism was Kong Qiu

What the religions sacred sites?

TAISHAN AND HEAVEN AND EARTH CEREMONIES

QUFU AND AUTUMNAL SACRIFICE TO CONFUCIUS

What is the religions sacred text?

Shu Ching

I Ching

What is the religions sacred symbol?