Islam is the second-largest religion in the world, three major monotheistic religions, the others being Christianity and Judaism. Hazrat Muhammad (SAW) began preaching Islam around 610 AD. It is one of the fastest-growing religions, with about 2.5 billion Muslims (followers of Islam) in the world (more than 20% of the world’s population).
Islam is the religion of peace. Unlike the other religious, which are either named after a person or a region or a tribe, Islam is not named after any person as the case with Christianity and Buddhism, which is named after Jesus Christ and Buddha, nor it is named after a territory, like Hinduism and Qadianism.