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Where is Jainism practiced?

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It is mostly practiced in India

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Where do jainism practice now?

jainism is practiced by the all the jain followers across the world

In what countries is Jainism practiced today?

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Where is jainism praticed?

Jainism is practiced all over the world, however, most of its followers reside in India

How many people follow the religion jainism?

Jainism is a religion practiced primarily in the country of India. There are about 3 million people wo follow the religion Jainism.

Where was and is Jainism practiced?

Apart from India, historians have found evidences of Jainism traditionally being practiced as far west as Middle East and north in Turkmenistan. The decline of Jainism came with Islamic conquests and conversions. At present the only followers left are Indians.

Where did jainism spread?

Though Jainism is practiced all over the world, it is mostly confined to the Indian subcontinent due to a variety of reasons.

Is jainism still practiced today?

Yes, It is still practiced. Majority of followers are in India. But other countries(Including USA) also have Jains.

In which coutries is Jainism practiced?

Its is mostly practiced in India only it's not all that well-known religion around the world but it is well-known in India.

In which countries is Jainism practiced?

Of course India..... after that it is now slowly spreading all over the world.....

Does Jainism permit same-sex marriage?

Jainism has opposed homosexuality as bringing negative Karma because extramarital sex is considered unethical. Jainism is mainly practiced in India where same-sex marriage is not permitted. Whether the prohibition is religious or cultural is open to debate.

Which riligions are practiced in India?

Hinduism followed by Islam, Buddhism, Sikhism, Christianity, Jainism, Zorastism, , Bahaism and tribal nature worships

What religions are practiced in Great Britain?

Great Britain is a Christian Country but has a multicultural society so almost every religion is practiced here : Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Sikhism, Jainism, Buddhism, Zoroastrianism .......

What is the present status of Buddhism in India?

Buddhism is freely practiced by many, as a minority religion in India Hinduism is the dominant religion in India, but many other religions are practiced, including Islam, Christianity, Sikhism, Jainism, and many more.

Where is jainism most practiced today?

Jainism is mostly practiced in india with 4.3 million followers,in Maharashtra,Gujarat, Rajasthan and some other states. United States(USA), Europe and Kenya also have somewhat large Jain communities. Other than these countries, small Jain communities can be found in Nepal, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, and Suriname.

What is jainisms point of origin?

According to Jains Jainism is an eternal religion, it has no origin. However, for this time frame (kaal) Lord Adinath is accounted as the first Tirthankar of Jains, he who practiced Jainism, for the first time (in present time frame), in the form which is followed till today.It is widely accepted that Lord Adinath practiced and propagated this religion in most major parts of South Asia. However, recent evidences have been found which extend this region to even the parts of Central Asia. So, nothing can be told very surely about the correct origins of Jainism.Still, Jains do believe that Jainism originated (for this time frame) in India.

What are the major religious groups in Asia?

The major religions in Asia are Hinduism and Buddhism. However, some other religions are Shintoism, Taoism, Sikhism, Confucianism, and Jainism. Shamanism is also practiced in different parts of Asia. Hinduism and Sikhism are mainly practiced in India.

Does jainism have a deity?

Jainism has no deities.

In the age of mahavira jainism was called as?

Jin Sashan was names for jainism in the age of jainism

Who is the founderof jainism?

The founder of Jainism is Mahavira. He is considered to be the last Tirthenkara or teacher of Jainism.

What religion is a polythestic religion?

Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, ShintoOne that believes in various gods, for example, the ancient Greek religion (which is still practiced today, by some people).

Who believes in Jainism?

Jains believe in Jainism.

What civilization founded jainism?

The Indian civilization founded Jainism. Jainism is a breakaway religion from Hinduism.

Who was the founder of religion jainism?

According to Jains, Jainism is an eternal religion, it has no founder. However, for this time frame (kaal) Lord Adinath is accounted as the first Tirthankar of Jains, he who practiced Jainism, for the first time (in present time frame), in the form which is followed till today. He lived about 50,000 years ago.However, some historians believe that Jainism originated about 2000 years ago and was 'propagated' by 23rd Tirthankar Parshwnath, but no exact date is given about his birth. Mahavira, the last Jain Tirthankar was born in 6 A.D. and some people also believe him to be the founder of Jainism.

Where in the world is the James religion practiced today?

If by "James religion," you mean Jainism, there are significant populations following it in Belgium, Canada, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Singapore, and the United States.

What is the Jainism popuation?

The Jainism population has about 43,000,000 Jains.