Where is Hinduism located?
Major religious groups
Is Hindu safe in Saudi Arabia?
Is Pakistan a Hindu country?
Adherents in 2020
Nepal is the only Hindu kingdom of the world with the constitutional monarchy and multi-party democracy. It is a mountainous country situated between India and China with Mt. Everest, the highest peak in the world (8848m) and Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Buddha.
The term Hindu is much older than the term Indian. A Hindu can be either Indian or non-Indian. An Indian can be either a Hindu or a non-Hindu. Hindu is a religious concept, Indian is a national concept.
Even though Hinduism originated within the Indian culture, the impact of the Vedic tradition on China is felt in the country’s culture.
Hinduism is the world’s oldest religion, according to many scholars, with roots and customs dating back more than 4,000 years. Today, with about 900 million followers, Hinduism is the third-largest religion behind Christianity and Islam. Roughly 95 percent of the world’s Hindus live in India.