Odia is located in India, here majority people belong to Hindu culture, among the states of India, and this state has perhaps the highest concentration of the Hindu religion peoples. Here other religions are also present, according to survey in 1971; the Hindus formed 92 per cent of the total population of Odisha while the Muslims 1.5, Christians 1.7 and Buddhists 04.
We can define religion as an organized collection of beliefs, cultural systems, and world views that relate humanity to an order of existence. The main aim of religion is to explain the meaning of life, the origin of life, or the Universe, so people very much love their religion and believe on it.
TYPES OF RELIGION IN ODISHA
In Odisha many types of religions are present; Saivism is the dominant form of religion where both Jainism and Buddhism are the parts of this state.
These are large number of castes are present between Hindu peoples like Brahmins, Karans, Khandayats or Kshatriyas and the functional castes like cultivators, carpenters, weavers, blacksmiths, braziers, goldsmiths, confectioners, milkmen, oilmen, potters, barbers, washer men, etc. these all castes are parts of Hindu religion. These all people believe in Hinduism.
Like Hindu many Muslim religion peoples are also present in Odisha, comparatively their population is less than Hindu peoples but they are freely continuing their life at this state. Muslim people gathered and celebrated their religion festivals with very happily.
This is the world’s largest religion, with over 2.4 billion adherents, the people those believe in Christianity are known as Christians. In Odisha also many people belongs to Christianity religion.