Top 10 Best Religions in the World 2016

According to Factbook the population of the whole world is nearly 7.1 Billion.Top 10 Best Religions in the World 2016, This population is distributed in several religions like christian,Islam,Hindu etc. When we speaks about religious beliefs then thoughts like ideas, see regarding the entire world in mankind, system of the complied with faith culture and also spirituality hits mind.  Here is the list of Top 10 best Religions in the World 2016 based on the numbers of followers.

10. Sikhism

The Sikhism religion was founded nearly 500 years back by Guru Nanak and is mainly spread in Punjab state of India. Approximately 10 Million people are following this religion.The origins of Sikhism depend on the teachings of Guru Nanak and his successors. The essence of Sikh teaching is summarized by Guru Nanak in these words: “Realization of Truth is more than all else. Sikh training emphasizes the principle of equality of all humans and also turns down discrimination on the basis of caste, creed, and also gender.


9. Judaism

Judaism religion was founded about 3700 years ago by Abahram Jewish viewpoint describes the conjunction between significant research of approach and also Jewish theology. Significant Jewish thinkers consist of Solomon ibn Gabirol, Saadia Gaon, Judah Halevi, Maimonides, and also Gersonides.


8. Shintoism

Shintoism was founded nearly 2500 years back in Japan. This is the most following religion in Japan and nearly 30 million people are following this .The key scriptures of Shinto are kojiki,Nikongi and yangisiki and the religion are followed based on the teaching of these books.


7. Jainism

Jainism begun nearly 2500 year back in India and it was founded by Nathputra Vardhman .The religion is followed by nearly 60 million people .The major scripture of Jainism are Siddhantas and The Jain Agamas.Jainism religion contain 2 sects Digambara and sevatambara.


6. Confucianism

Confucianism started about 2500 years back in China and it was founded by K’ung-fu-tsu (Confucius) and Meng-tsu (Mencius).
The Philosophical Reviews is the major religious scripture of this religion. This religion is followed by nearly 350 million people .


5. Taoism

It was founded nearly 2500 years back by Lao tzu in China. Nearly 350 million people is following this religion .Book of reason and virtue is the major scripture of Taoism and this is the shortest scripture of the world of any religion which is having 5000 words only.



Buddhism was founded 2500 years back by Gouthma Buddha in India.The Tripitaka, Sutta-Nipata, Samyutta-Nikaya, Anguttara-Nikaya and Fhammapada are the major scripture of this religion . More than 370 million people are following the Buddhism religion worldwide.
Buddhism is mainly divided into three sects Theravada ,Mahayana and Vajrayana.


3. Hinduism

Hindusim is the oldest religion or dharma in the world and is also called sanatana dharma and there is no specific founder of this dharma or religion. Hindusim has no beginning and this is having many major scriptures like Bhagwat gita, vedas ,puranas and many more. This is mainly spread in India and nearly one billion people are following this religion.


2. Islam

Islam was founded nearly 1400 years back in Saudi Arabia by Muhammad . The Quraan is the major scripture of this religion and this is the fasted growing compared to other religion . More than 1.6 billion people are following this religion all over world.


1. Christianity

Christianity was founded nearly 2000 year ago by Jesus Christ and it is on the top among top 10 best religions .The Bible is the major scripture of Christianity . The religion has nearly 2 billion followers all over world and it is the most practiced religion of the world .