The Dalai Lama
Potala Palace, Tibet
Photo credit: Ondřej Žváček
Fushimi Inari Shrine
Photo credit: Michael Maggs
Lotus Temple, India
Photo credit: BenTubby
Angkor Wat Temple
A comparison of Global beliefs or
would begin with the
definition of a word
that many who inhabit our planet would
claim describes the highest
priority in their daily lives,
next to a
place to live and food.
For some, faith or religion, is supreme,
and one could or should be willing to
die to defend it.
For others, faith is seen as more of a
responsibility and a duty.
Religion or faith, can be a source of
great comfort in
desperate times and give one hope when
there is little else.
Tibetan Elder praying in Lhasa
Photo credit: Luca Galuzzi
No matter the depth of it, belief or
faith in a higher power,
is what sets us apart from the rest of
the animal kingdom.
It is one of the characteristics that
makes us Human.
undertake such a vast amount of data collecting,
and fully describe and
explain Global Religions is a
daunting task that could take a lifetime to accumulate.
These web pages have gathered a great
of this comparison data for consideration
and there are thousands more like them:
A neutral, non biased site with
many tools for learning.
Religions of the World
PBS takes the study of Religion to a new
level of excellence with this web site.
It is really beautiful and so well done.
Global Connections: Religions
If your idea of a great web site is a
numbers, this one will be heaven for you.
No pun intended.
It's just the best for pure raw data,
Global Statistics for World Religions
From Harvard University,
two unique looks at World Religions:
The Study of World
Nicely done with
data laid out clearly
Religions of the World
Not always accurate, but can usually be
as a good
comparison Reference site.
This web site claims to have over 6,000
and chapters dedicated to Religion.
In spite of the ads, which are
annoying, this is
good, long, (114) list of
web site links to help
you learn more about World or
A nice collection of the Major Religions.
Studies Web Guide
A really easy way to study Religion,
listed here by the
dates that they began.
Major Religion Origin
An unparalleled collection of data links
The Virtual Religion Index
This has just been received and
shares some of the teachings of the Holy Gita:
World Management Lessons from India
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