Religious texts profoundly influence the development of world civilization and thought. Here is the list of top 10 largest religious books.
Bhagavad Gita is often referred to as The Gita. It is the sixth book of the Mahabharata, one of India’s most famous epic poems and occupies chapters 23 to 40.
The Holy Bible is a collection of religious texts or scriptures sacred to Christians, Jews, Samaritans, Rastafari and others. The Bible is in the form of an anthology.
The Book of Mormon is a sacred text of the Latter-Day Saint movement besides the Bible.
Book of Common Prayer is the short title of many prayer related books used in the Anglican Communion and by other Christian churches.
The Quran, also spelled as Qur’an or Koran, is the sacred religious text of Islam, believed by Muslims to be a revelation from God.
Ramayana is one of the two major great epic poems of ancient India, the other being the Mahabharata. The Ramayana was composed in Sanskrit.
The Torah is a sacred text in Judaism. It is the substance of divine revelation to Israel, the Jewish people.
The Tripiṭaka is the traditional term for the sacred Buddhist text. Tripitaka consists of a basket of Buddhist teaching.
The Kojiki is an important documentation for ceremonies, customs, divination, and magical practices of ancient Japan.
Tao-Te-Ching is the religious sacred text of the religion Taoism in China. The text was written around 6th century B.C and was translated in English translation around 19th century.
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