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World Religions: Buddhism
Buddhism is the fourth largest of the world’s religions. It numbers about 488 million (Largest Religions in the World, worldatlas.com). Most of these live in Asia (List of religious populations, Wikipedia). There are an estimated 1.2 million Buddhists living in … Continue reading
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World Religions: Hinduism
Hinduism is the third largest of the world’s religions. It numbers about 1.05 billion. Most of these live in South Asia (Largest Religions in the World, worldatlas.com). More than 3 million live in the U.S.A. (Wikipedia). Origin The word ‘Hindu’ … Continue reading
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