RELIGIOUS PLACES OF INDIA
Hindus, Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains and Parsis are the major religious communities of India. According to the 1991 Religious Census there are 672.6 m Hindus, 95.2 m Muslims, 18.9 m Christians, 16.3 m Sikhs, 6.3 m Buddhists and 3.4 Jains in India.There are Hindu, Islamic, Christian, Buddhist, Jain and Sikh religious places.
Most of them have a mythological genesis and their devotees look to them as sacred and venerable. However, faith is the sole basis that keeps these places alive some of which are several centuries old. Some important places of each faith are given below: