Top 10 Most Religious Books

Do you want to gain knowledge about top 10 best epic religious books then you are at right place .Religious belief refers to a faith about the supernatural, sacred, or divine.  Here you will came to know about different religious books.

10. Bible ( Christians holy book) :
bible Top 10 Most Religious Books
The Bible is sacred book in Judaism or Christianity. The Bible was divided into different chapters in the 13th century. Annual sale of bible is about 25 million copies. It contained the teachings of Jesus. The first part of the Bible was written before Jesus lived which is generally known by the Old Testament. Old Testament describes people about how God created the world and tells Christians about the people, leaders and prophets of  Jewish. The second part of the Bible was written after the death of Jesus Christ which is known by the name of the New Testament  It give the whole description about the four of the disciples of Jesus. There are many books of in the Bible , in which about 39 books in the Old Testament and 27 books in the New Testament. The Bible was written by different authors who were belonging to different backgrounds. The Bible has been translated into number of languages for people belonging to different countries. The books in old Testaments are : Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy,Judges, Ruth, I Samuel, Joshua,II Samuel, I & II Kings, I & II Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel, Hosea,Joel,Amos,Obadiah, Jonah, Micah,Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi.
The books in New Testaments are:
Matthew, Mark, Luke,John, Act, Romans, I & II Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians,Colossians, I & II Thessalonians, I & II Timothy, Titus, Philemon, Hebrews, James, I & II Peter, I & II & III John, Jude, Revelation.
9. Guru Granth Sahib ji (Sikh’s holy book):
ggsj Top 10 Most Religious Books
The Guru Granth Sahib is a sacred book and is the Eternal Guru of the Sikhs. Also known by Adi Granth. It is a scripture of a universal religion and many top class philosophers and holy men consider it a unique treasure for humankind. Guru Granth Sahib ji plays a central role in “guiding” the way of life for each and every Sikh.  The sacred script of Shri Guru Granth Sahib are called Gurbani which means the Guru’s word shrines in Shri Guru Granth Sahib. Guru Arjan Dev ji Sikh’s 5th guru compiled the Guru Granth in 1604 in Amritsar. This was written in Gurmukhi script. Guru Granth Sahib ji is translated into different languages. The Guru Granth Sahib have fourteen hundred and thirty pages which is known as Angs. Mul Mantra, Japji and Sohila was composed by Guru Nanak Dev ji which is considered as a first section, second part of Guru Granth Sahib ji consist Ragas by different bhagats, third part consist of compositions of Guru Tegh Bahadur ji 10th guru of Sikhs. Granthi is a one who take care of Guru Granth Sahib and he used to recite from Guru Granth and Sikh prayer. The Sikhs must be modest and glad to be chosen by Guru Gobind Singh who appointed us the task of the keepers of the light of Shri Guru Granth Sahib on 20th October of 1708.
8. Quran (holy book of Muslims):
quran Top 10 Most Religious Books
Quran is a religious text of Muslims  The Quran is composed of verses of about 144 chapters which are known as sura. Muslims believe that Muhammad, gave the chapters their names ob god’s command. In Quran , the word “Quran” itself appears 70 times of various meanings and 114 time occurrences of the bismillah. The most important meaning of this is “act of reciting”. Al-furqan,  al-hudah,  dikrallah,  dikrallah, kalamallah are the other names of  Quran. Translation of quran is very difficult because of difficult words still it is translated into some languages.
7.  Bhagavad gita (holy book of Hindu’s):
bhagavadgita Top 10 Most Religious Books
The Bhagavad Gita is a dialogue between Lord Krishna and Arjuna that were narrated in the Bhishma Parva of the Mahabharata. The help of experienced teacher is very necessary if you wish to know the right significance of the verses. Man is a crave of three fundamental factors: name , fame,  and cognition. The Bhagavad Gita formulates the theories of the three paths. The Gita is divided into three parts: Tat Twam Asi .That explain the path of devotion, This is called the Tat-pada. Thou which explains the action-karma yoga that is called as Twam-pada. Art explains the path of knowledge hence, it is called the Asi-pada. The Bhagavad Gita is divided into 18 chapters.
6. Ramayana (holy book of Hindu’s):
rama Top 10 Most Religious Books
One epics and a masterpiece of Indian literature, the Ramayana is about the exemplary life of Prince Rama. It is not just a story but it it presents the teachings of ancient Hindu sages. The main characters of Ramayana are Rama, Sita, Lakshmana, Bharata, Hanuman and Ravana. Original version of this story is  in Sanskrit is known as Valmiki Ramayana. The Epic is divided into several major kandas( which means books) that are unique  Bala Kanda, Ayodhya Kanda, Aranya Kanda, Kishkindha Kanda, Sundara Kanda, Yuddha Kanda, and Uttara Kanda.
5. Mahabharata (holy book of Hindu’s):
Mahabharat Top 10 Most Religious Books
The Mahabharata is the longest Sanskrit epic which consists of over 100,000 shloka and about 1.8 million words in total. The book is divided into 18 parvas which means books. The epic is all about the throne of the kingdom of Hastinapura. The struggle is between the same family that are which are the Kauravas and Pandavas. The most important and dramatic character in this epic is Lord Krishna.
4. Tripitaka (holy book of Buddhism’s) :
Tipitaka Top 10 Most Religious Books
Tripitaka is the name of the Buddhist sacred scriptures which was written on palm leaves in the Pali language, it is made up of two words: “Tri” meaning “three” and “pitaka” meaning “basket”. The Tripitaka is divided into three parts that are the Sutta Pitaka are mainly teachings of Buddha which are originally transcribed in Sanskrit or Pali, the Vinaya Pitaka rules and regulation of cloistral life that range from dress code and dietary rules to prohibition in personal conduct and the Abhidhamma Pitaka Philosophical and psychological converse and interpretation of Buddhist doctrine.
3. Tattvartha Sutra (holy book of Jain’s):
Tattvartha Top 10 Most Religious Books
This is a most sacred literature of the Jains is written in Ardhamagadhi language.  It is also known by the names: Tattvarth-adhigama-sutra and Moksh-Shastra . The name Tattvartha Sutra consists of three Sanskrit words that are Tattva which means true nature, artha means things or realities and sutra means aphorisms of few words.  It describes how to attain knowledge about the outer world as well as inner world which requires purification of body.
2. Chun-Bu-Kyung ( ancient Korea):
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Chun-bu-Kyung is the oldest Korean scripture. This scripture teaches about Han that is the ultimate oneness and its basic trinity, Heaven, Earth, and Human, and also explained the relationship between them. It had been transmitted through the aural tradition in Korea since 9000 years ago. The first translation of this scripture from Nokdo letters to Chinese character was finished by Choi Chi won.
1. Upanishads:
upanishad Top 10 Most Religious Books
Upanishads derived from upa means nearby, ni- (at the proper place, down) and sad means to sit) , are also known as Vedanta. Groups of people sit near to their the teacher to learn from him about the teachings of Upanishads. In the Upanishads the spiritual meanings of the Vedic texts are brought out through meditation, yoga and self-realization . There are number of Upanishads present whose translation is done in various languages for the ease of people.

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