The World's -Growing Religions". Still, these earliest Japanese writings do not refer to a unified "Shinto religion", but rather to disorganized folklore , history , and mythology.
Taoism also romanized Daoism is a diverse philosophical and religious tradition that emphasizes living in harmony with the Tao also romanized "Dao" , a term that means "way", "path" or "principle". Such services are also held to guide the spirit of a deceased person to higher realms. Some Chinese define religion as practicing customs which may be done for cultural or traditional reasons , while others define it as actually consciously believing their religion will lead to post-mortem salvation or reincarnation.
Judaism is the predominant religion in Israel It is ultimately ineffable: Jains have an ancient tradition of scholarship and have the highest degree of literacy for a religious community in India.
Dharmic religions are the predominant and oldest religions of Asia. Outside of Israel there are small diaspora communities of Jewish people living in Turkey 17, ,  Azerbaijan 9, ,  Iran 8, ,  India 5, and Uzbekistan 4, With around million adherents, or about 6.
Jainism , and Sikhism emerged in ancient India from Hinduism. Retrieved 1 December