Top Religions in The World, Largest Religions & Their Number of Believers

Top Religions in The World - Buddhism

4. Buddhism

Buddhism was founded by the Siddhartha Gautama who is also called “The Buddha” during 600 BC this religion grow up in Ancient India sometime between the 6th and 4th centuries BCE it spread through much of Asia, where after it diminution in India during the Middle Ages. It is also declared as one of the oldest religion with 500 million followers which are about 7% of the overall world population they known as Buddhists, the holy book of this religion is The Tripitaka meaning Three Baskets in Pali language. Their practices like refuge in the Buddha, the Dharma & Sangha, study of scriptures, observance of moral precepts and others.

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