With records dating back as early as 5,500 BCE, Hinduism is recognised as the world’s oldest Religion.
There is no known founder of Hinduism, and, because Hinduism is a way of life, no one cares to know who initiated Hinduism.
Hinduism is officially the third largest religion in the world, representing more than 1 billion individuals.
And here’s another interesting thing about Hinduism; the most holy number for Hindus is the number 108. This is the measure of the distance of the Sun from Earth to the circumference of the Sun, as well as the ratio of the distance of the Moon from Earth to the diameter of the Moon.
Hinduism is not a straight polytheism with respect to Gods. Hindus believe in one deity, Brahma, who expresses itself through thousands of other Gods.
Along with Brahma as the main god, two other gods make up The Trimurti. Brahma is the creator of the universe, Vishnu is the preserver of the universe, and Shiva destroys the world to recreate it.
It is up to each Hindu to decide which god they worship.