Although Hinduism is practiced in many countries around the world, the vast majority of Hindus (97 percent) live in India, Nepal and Mauritius, where the religion is more common than any other. Of these three nations, In... More »

Hinduism has affected society in numerous ways, but perhaps the most significant is the emergence of the caste system in India. Almost all traditions, beliefs and practices that make up Hinduism predate recorded history ... More »

Swami Vivekananda, Aksapada Gautama, Kanada and Mirabai were all important people of Hinduism. Vivekananda lived from 1863 to 1902 and spread Hindu beliefs around the world. More »

The oldest recorded religion in the world is Hinduism, which is speculated to have come into existence between 3000 and 1500 B.C. The Hindu religion developed during the same time frame as the Mesopotamian and Egyptian c... More »

Hinduism is the third-largest religion in the world after Christianity and Islam, as well as the world's oldest religion. Approximately 15.1% percent of the world's population is Hindu, including 79.8% of the population ... More »

As the world's oldest known religion, Hinduism stemmed from cultural and religious changes occurring in India as opposed to a single founder or founding incident. As of 2015, 13.8 percent of the world's population is Hin... More »

Christianity is practiced as the majority religion in most regions of the world except for North Africa, the Middle East, India, China and Southeast Asia, according to Maps of the World. There are more than 2.18 billion ... More »