Top 10 Major Religious Beliefs and Rituals


10. Baptism

Baptism is a Christian ritual that involves the symbolic cleansing of sin and the initiation of new life in Christ.

9. Hajj

Hajj is a pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca that is required of all able-bodied Muslims at least once in their lifetime.

Communion is a Christian ritual that involves the sharing of bread and wine, which are believed to represent the body and blood of Jesus Christ.

8. Communion

Seder is a Jewish ritual that takes place on the first two nights of Passover.

7. Seder

Puja is a Hindu ritual that involves the worship of deities through offerings of flowers, food, and other items.

6. Puja

Meditation is a spiritual practice that is common in many religious traditions, including Buddhism, Hinduism, and Taoism.

5. Meditation

Wudu is an Islamic ritual that involves the purification of the body before prayer. It involves the washing of the hands, face, arms, and feet and is considered a prerequisite for prayer.

4. Wudu

Bar Mitzvah (for boys) and Bat Mitzvah (for girls) are Jewish rituals that mark the coming of age of Jewish children.

3. Bar Mitzvah/Bat Mitzvah

Confession is a Christian ritual that involves the confession of sins to a priest or pastor.

2. Confession

Cremation is a ritual that is common in many cultures and religions, including Hinduism, Buddhism, and Sikhism. It involves the burning of the deceased's body and is believed to help release the soul from the physical body.

1. Cremation