Three Major Religions in The World
Religions help humanity to lead a peaceful and happy life
Honestly religions are part of the human life. It is estimated that there are more than 4000 religions all over the world. However, some religions have been followed by the great mass of people. The researches have shown that there are 19 major religions that have been spread in different parts of the world. The number of followers of major religions may vary from few thousands to billions. It is nature that every religion has its own beliefs, concepts, gods, goddesses and holy books.
Religions are helping humanity lead a peaceful life, and they can preach genuine concepts and methods of life so that the followers can follow them througout their life. No body can argue that every one in this world is satisfied with his life status and overall health. Naturally people will be suffering from health or wealth problems when they are getting old. Many of them get fear about their health and want to lead a long happy life. The good concepts and beliefs of religions will certainly help them get confidence and peace in their life, particularly in their later part of their life.
Christianity, Hinduism and Islam are three major religions of the world. Christianity is the first largest religion of the world with more than 250 crores of followers. Islam holds the second position with 160 crores of followers. With 95 crores of adherents, Hinduism stands as the third largest religion of the world.
Christianity tells about the importance of sacrifice, give and take policy, patience, helping tendency, human service and etc., in human life. It's also preaching about forgiveness and guiding to tolerate any undesirable and difficult situation that may come across in our life. It has a strong belief about peaceful life at the foot of GOD after the end of our physical life. Every Christian will have faith on Jesus, Mary and Holy Angels. God Jesus is worshiped as the son of God and bearer of human sins. It is firmly believed that God Jesus will forgive sinners at once they surrender their life to him. Bible is the holy book of this religion.
Hinduism is not very strict in the method of life. It preaches about the highlights of vegetarianism and also about spiritual life after death. It is believed in Hinduism that there will be severe punishments for all those who found guilty in their daily life. Ahimsa is very important part of Hinduism which means ' Do No Harm To Any Thing'. God Shiva, God Vishnu, God Bhramma, God Ganesha, God Muruga, Goddess Shakthi, Goddess Mahalaxmi, Goddess Saraswathi are their major Gods and Goddesses of Hinduism. Bhagavad Gita is the holy book of the religion.
Islam preaches humanity and believes in the worship of GOD in homogeneous light form. God Allah has no particular shape or image. It preaches a scientific way to get success in our spiritual life. Every Muslim will undertake Ramadan fast in the particular days of a year and this will really help them keep good body and mental health. Allah is only the prime God of Muslims. It is considered that Hajj holy yathra is the high point of every Muslim's life. Quran is their Holy book.