Hinduism, the worlds oldest religion dates back to about 5000 BC. Islam is said to have entered into Kerala through commercial trading between Kerala and Middle East during 7th century AD. The Syrian Christians of Kerala believe that St. Thomas,the apostle landed in the state in 52 AD and established Christianity.
What is the oldest first religion?
The Vedic Age began in India after the collapse of the Indus Valley Civilisation. The reign of Akhenaten, sometimes credited with starting the earliest known recorded monotheistic religion, in Ancient Egypt.
Which caste is powerful in Kerala?
The Nambudiri Brahmins were at the top of the ritual caste hierarchy, outranking even the kings. Anyone who was not a Nambudiri was treated by them as an untouchable.
Are Muslims in majority in Kerala?
Islam is the second largest practised religion in Kerala (26.56%) next to Hinduism. The calculated Muslim population (Indian Census, 2011) in Kerala state is 8,873,472.
|% of Pop||26.56%|
|% of Muslims||100.0%|
What is a 5% religion?
Five Percent Nation, also called Nation of Gods and Earths, American revisionist movement, led by Clarence 13X, which split from the Nation of Islam in 1963. The movement rejected being called a religion, preferring instead to be known as a culture and way of life.
What is the oldest God?
In ancient Egyptian Atenism, possibly the earliest recorded monotheistic religion, this deity was called Aten and proclaimed to be the one “true” Supreme Being and creator of the universe. In the Hebrew Bible and Judaism, the names of God include Elohim, Adonai, YHWH (Hebrew: יהוה) and others.
What is India’s full name?
India, officially the Republic of India (Hindi: Bhārat Gaṇarājya), is a country in South Asia.
|Republic of India Bhārat Gaṇarājya (see other local names)|
Who spread Islam in India?
Islam reached India in the very early period and it is believed that one of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)’s companions Malik bin Deenar came to India’s western coast in 7th century and a mosque was built there in 629 EC which still exists.