Christianity

Christianity is the religion of the followers of Jesus Christ, who was born as a Jew in Bethlehem in the 4th Century B.C. to Virgin Mary. It was believed that Jesus possessed extraordinary supernatural powers. Alarmed by his growing popularity some Jewish priests...

Zoroastrianism or Parsism

Zoroastrianism or Parsism finds its origin in Persia and is considered to be around 2600 years old, being founded by Spenta Zarathustra (Zoroaster) who is regarded as the Prophet by the Parsis. Prophet Zarathustra expounded a dualistic philosophy based on the opposite...

Judaism

Judaism is one of the oldest organised religions of the world, which evolved in Egypt about 3,700 years ago and advocates the unity and oneness of God. Jews believe that Abraham, who was the leader of the Habiru (Hebrew) tribe in Chaldea in about 2000 B.C., postulated...

Bahai Faith

Bahai Faith started in Iran when the Bab inaugurated a new era in the history of the human race. The Bahais believe that the ‘Promised One’ of all ages and peoples, Bahaullah revealed himself in 1863. He dispatched one of the distinguished Bahai teachers, Jamal...

Religious Pilgrimages

Amarnath Yatra: The Amarnath Caves are located in Mount Amarnath in Jammu and Kashmir. The shrine, which is located at a height of 3888 metres, is believed to be 5000 years old and dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is considered to be the place where Lord Shiva distributed...

Tibetan Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism, also called ‘Lamaism’, is a predominant religion of Tibet, Mongolia and other parts of the world. In India it is practised by over 120,000 Tibetans in their different settlements at Dharamshala, Kushalnagar (Karnataka), Darjeeling, Arunachal Pradesh,...
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