We dwell in a world the place traditions matter since they replicate what the ancestors used to do. At the least that’s what our dad and mom have been telling me, and their dad and mom additionally did the identical. So, does that imply no matter they are saying, it’s important to put your religion in it as a result of you have not seen it or, assume for your self and know whether or not it’s applicable to observe the identical traditions within the occasions of at the moment?

Each tradition and faith all over the world have their uniqueness which makes it totally different from the remainder. Nevertheless, there are specific traditions adopted by a various spectrum of individuals over the globe which can’t be justified in any approach.

The rationale I insist and ask you to assume once more earlier than following a practice is that there are traditions you may be studying now that are nonetheless tailored by folks at the moment, and a few are even deadly.

They’re too odd. Too weird!

However they do exist, and I’ve introduced a few of them collectively to type the beneath compilation.
1: Bullet ant gloves.


Boys of the Amazonian tribe must show their manhood after they come of age by sporting a woven mitt by which lethal creatures referred to as bullet ant are positioned. Then, they put on these mitts on fingers and dance for 10 minutes.

The weird half is that they must repeat this at the very least 20 occasions of their lifetime.
Sateré-Mawé folks


The custom which is adopted by Sateré-Mawé folks not solely make the boys show their manhood but in addition make them accumulate bullet ants from the Amazon forest. To offer you a greater image, the gloves worn by them comprise dozens of these ants, and every ant’s sting is 30 occasions extra painful than that of a bee.

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2: Hindu Thaipusam competition piercings.

Thaipusam, a competition celebrated in Singapore amongst Hindu devotees. On this interval, the devotees abstain themselves from consuming with the idea that it’ll cleanse their our bodies. That is nothing uncommon, proper? Effectively, folks develop into part of it with all types of physique piercings. Some carry a milk pot too, however that’s painful.

Whole physique pierced


Thaipusam is widely known on a full moon night time which seems within the Tamil month of Thai. The person pictured has pierced his physique earlier than taking part within the Thaipusam procession at Sri Srinivasa, Singapore.

3: Night time searching in Bhutan.

This custom is named Bomena within the jap elements of the Himalayan kingdom the place younger males exit looking for love at night time and for a similar motive they break into the rooms of an eligible spinster. They spend the night time there and in case caught, they must marry the woman. A man has rather more dangers of getting married as a result of your complete household sleeps in the identical room whereas the couple make-out, largely.

Prowling for women

The custom was by no means identified for night time searching initially. The standard tradition was earlier finest often known as prowling for women.The person does not have a hard and fast date, and the sexual encounters one has may be solo or perhaps a group exercise. Though, the intercourse is consensual and there are uncommon possibilities of a lady to develop into the sufferer of rape.

4: Burial ritual Yanomami

The Yanomami folks dwell in Amazon rainforests, with an approximate populace of 35,000 folks dwelling in 200-250 villages. They observe the ritual of endocannibalism, it is bizarre as a result of they eat the ashes of lifeless folks. They even protect the ashes to eat within the years to return. That is how they do it:

30-45 days

They wrap the physique of the deceased in leaves and place it within the forests of Amazon. After the bugs eat the mushy tissues of the corpse, they accumulate the bones, burn them and accumulate the ashes. Your complete group then consumes a soup comprised of bananas, and the identical soup has these ashes combined in it.

‘Day of Remembrance’

Nobody in the neighborhood talks about the one that handed away besides on the annual ‘day of remembrance’. It’s only on that day the preserved ashes are once more consumed and is believed that this custom offers the power to the folks of Yanomami and likewise the decease’s spirit is alive in them.

5: Tooth submitting, Bali.

Do you need to do away with greed, lust, anger, confusion, stupidity, jealousy, ill-will, or intoxication (both by ardour or drunkenness)? Effectively, then it is best to observe the custom of Manusa Yadnya (ceremony for people). They consider that a human is not going to be affected by all that is talked about after getting their tooth crammed. Have you ever hit puberty? Effectively, the reason being within the subsequent picture.

Even first menstruation

The rationale I requested about your puberty as a result of the folks in Bali who put their religion on this custom consider that it is an vital life-cycle occasion and it needs to be performed when a boy reaches puberty or within the case of a lady – menstruation. Are you married? You should be discovering my questions as awkward because the traditions however sure if you have not been married but then it’ll matter.

Wedding ceremony

The observe can even be efficient if performed earlier than marriage and one may even incorporate it into their bridal ceremony. They contemplate that a father’s obligation in the direction of a daughter are performed after tooth filling. And, if one desires to then as part of the identical custom, one can even do the tooth filling of a corpse earlier than cremation.

6: Child throwing, India.

The custom is adopted within the state of Karnataka the place infants are thrown off the balconies of homes to be able to carry good luck, well being and prosperity of their lives. It nearly feels as if an motion scene of a movie is being shot, the one distinction is the environment echo with the cries of the little ones thrown off.

On a bit of material

Balconies that are current at the very least 30 toes above the bottom, the toddler being thrown off has nothing however a bit of material held by a few folks on the bottom to have a safe touchdown. Arduous-to-watch footage of the ceremony held every year has horrified kids’s rights teams, who’ve labelled it ‘barbaric’ and wish it banned by the Indian authorities. Nevertheless, the custom has been celebrated for greater than 500 years.

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