One of the top six religions in the world!
Who founded it? Who are the major deities? What are the basic beliefs?
There is no recorded founder. Hinduism is a polytheistic religion so there are hundreds of deity's. Hindus believe that divine beings exist in unseen worlds and that temple worship, rituals, sacraments and personal devotionals create a communion with devas and Gods.
How many followers are their world wide?
1,000,000,000 followers world wide!!!!!