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This is the Sanskrit language. This language is an Indo-Aryan language. This language is most common in those that practice the Hindu religion. It's also popular in Buddhism and Jainism

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A Kwakiutl Shaman Performs A Religious Ritual, 1914

The Seven Most Unusual Religious Rituals And Beliefs

Hundreds of infants were dropped from the roof of a mosque in western India in the belief that the fall - which ends when the babies are caught in a bed shee...

Smudging in public schools: Reconciliation or religious act?

Smudging doesn't belong in schools. Kids should not be taught that spirits and energies exist, or that smudging can improve your fortunes, or that people require spiritual cleansing. It's false and confusing to them. Public schools should not involve students in religious rituals, Indian or otherwise. You can teach kids about traditional beliefs and rituals without perpetuating those beliefs or endorsing them as valid. Kids must be taught to think critically and question all beliefs.

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5 Hidden Practical Benefits Behind Common Religious Rituals

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Early Neanderthals may have had religious rituals 176,500 years ago, before modern humans had left Africa

Reza Aslan on His New CNN Show About Religious Rituals

Reza Aslan, an Iranian-American writer and scholar of religions on His New CNN Show About Religious Rituals