Hinduism

By: Peyton & Kenzie

Facts about Hinduism (Five Ws)

-In contrast to other religions, it has no founder. Considered the oldest religion in the world, it dates back, perhaps, to prehistoric times.

-Hinduism is the world's oldest extant religion, with a billion followers, which makes it the world's third largest

-Hinduism was created in 4,000-10,000 B.C.

-Hinduism was created from the religion that the Aryans brought with them to India.

-Hinduism is most popular in India.

History of Hinduism

Hinduism has neither a specific moment of origin nor a specific founder. Rather, the tradition understands itself to be timeless, having always existed. Although Hinduism differs from any other religion, it's roots trace back to 2000 BC making it one of the oldest religions.

Top ten places that practice Hinduism

India-94.30%

Nepal-2.3%

Bangledash-1.3%

Indonesia-0.4%

Pakistan-0.3%

Sri Lanka-0.3

United States-0.2%

Malaysia-0.2%

Myanmar-0.1%

United Kingdom-0.1%

Hinduism rituals and practices

-yoga is one of their biggest traditions

-Namaste greetings, when they place their palms together and lightly blow on the other persons head