Rituals. They’ve been a part of us since the beginning of time.
They are our way of structuring our relationship with ourselves, our families, our communities, and our gods.
Rituals help us memorialize events and people that are important to us. They help us express and reinforce our identity.
But how do these rituals vary across the globe? How do differently they represent the beliefs, values, and identity of societies?
Here, we’ll go over some of the strangest traditions practiced around the world. From comical to grotesque, we’ll cover them all below.