You asked: When did Islam come to Thailand?

Is Thailand an Islamic country?

Buddhism is the largest religion in Thailand, which is practiced by 93% of the population.

Religions by region.

Religion Islam
Bangkok 364,855
% 4.18%
Central Region 247,430
% 1.29%

What was Indonesia before Islam?

Before the arrival of Islam, the predominant religions in Indonesia were Hinduism (particularly its Shaivism tradition) and Buddhism.

What is the main religion of Thailand?

NGOs, academics, and religious groups state that 85 to 95 percent of the population is Theravada Buddhist and 5 to 10 percent Muslim. Groups that together constitute less than 5 percent of the population include animists, Christians, Confucians, Hindus, Jews, Sikhs, and Taoists.

When did Hinduism arrive Thailand?

Indian Hindus

However most of the contemporary Indians came to Thailand after 1920, and during the first half of the 19th century. The Mariamman Temple, Bangkok is the first temple built in the South Indian architecture. It was built in 1879 by Vaithi Padayatchi,a Tamil Hindu immigrant.

Which is oldest religion in world?

The word Hindu is an exonym, and while Hinduism has been called the oldest religion in the world, many practitioners refer to their religion as Sanātana Dharma (Sanskrit: सनातन धर्म, lit.

THIS IS UNIQUE:  Frequent question: Are Malaysian coins worth anything?