Just like India, Rajasthan comprises of a number of religions. From the predominant Hinduism to the little less present Christianity, Rajasthan is a cultural and religious mixture of sorts. The main religions of Rajasthan, India are:
Of all the Rajasthan religions, the predominant one is Hinduism. This
religion consists in the worship of Brahma, Shiva, Shakti, Vishnu, and
other gods and goddesses. Along with Hinduism, there is also Arya Samaj
(a reforming sect of modern Hinduism). Some of the famous Hindu
religious places in Rajasthan are - Nathdwara, Eklingji Shiva Temple,
Birla Mandir (temple), Govind Devji Temple, Brahma Temple and so on.
The expansion of Islam in Rajasthan started with the conquest of Ajmer
by Muslim invaders in the late 12th century. Ajmer was, in fact, the
headquarters of Khwajah Moin-ud-Din Salim Chishti, the Muslim
missionary. There is also his famous dargah in Ajmer, known as "Chishti
Another important and widely followed religion in Rajasthan is Jainism.
The main followers of this religion include the trading class and the
wealthy section of society. The famous religious places of Jains in
Rajasthan include Ossian Jain Temples, Dilwara Jain Temples, Ranakpur
Jain Temple and so on.
Another religious sect of Rajasthan includes the Dadupanthis. They are
the followers of Dadu, who preached the equality of all men, strict
vegetarianism, total abstinence from intoxicating liquor, and lifelong
Over the years, the number of Sikhs in Rajasthan has increased to a
The population of Christians in Rajasthan is quite small.