Dia Mirza believes in Hinduism, although she was brought up in a Muslim household. She took the surname "Mirza" from her stepfather, Ahmed Mirza.Continue Reading
Dia Mirza, who appears as "Diya Mirza" in some of her movies, is a model turned Bollywood actress. She was crowned second runner-up in the Miss India beauty contest the same year she won Miss Asia Pacific, which was in 2000.
Dia was born to a German father and a Bengali mother who separated when she was 6 years old. When her father died, her mother remarried a Muslim man named Ahmed Mirza. Dia attended school at Vidyaranya and studied the teachings of Krishnamurti.Learn more about Religion
The five major world religions are Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and Judaism. More than 70 percent of the world's population identify with one of these five religions around the world. All of these religions have their own religious books and believe in life after death.Full Answer >
Some differences between Islam and Hinduism include the belief of different deities, different ways of worship, different laws and different origins. Islam has its roots in Arabia while Hinduism is believed to have begun in the Indian subcontinent.Full Answer >
Polytheistic religions include Hinduism, Mahayana Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Shintoism, tribal religions in the Americas and Africa and modern neopaganism. With the exception of Christianity, Judaism and Islam, most world religions are characterized by polytheism.Full Answer >
The ancient Aryan religion was the Vedic religion that created the foundation for Hinduism. It was brought to India when the Aryans merged with the people of the Indus Valley.Full Answer >