Adult ceremony is a ritual familiar in many countries around the world. But to be recognized as an adult, in each place has a different way of challenge. There are many places to become an adult ceremony weird ritual that many people feel awe to witness.
1. Jump on the back of the cow, Ethiopia
At the Hamar tribe, Ethiopia, wants to prove himself mature enough to get married, the boys had to overcome very difficult rituals. First, the girlfriend of his best friend will sing while the other men in the tribe struck with whips boys truth hurts. The scars left on their backs as proof that they have had enough pain to mature. Then, a bull will be taken to have nude boys and jumped onto it. Then, the boy was recognized as having really mature.
2. Tenderness, Vanuatu
The tribal people of Vanuatu to join a very dangerous custom to prove he has matured: jumping from a high wooden tower which only two twine from grape leaf coverage. A lot of guys have broken head and neck. The rest is proven and mature man of course is very lucky!
3. Grinding Teeth, Mentawai Islands
With Mentawai island natives, beautiful teeth are sharp teeth is “coffee”, sharpening stone. A person can not be recognized as a mature and beautiful without the sharp teeth.
4. Ritual is Bullet Mawe Tribe Satere (Amazon)
At 13, the boy’s Satere-Mawe tribe will perform rituals warheads is to step into adulthood. First of all, people will start is warheads, paralyzing them with a herb, used them and leaves woven into gloves with the head inward. When ants began woke up, the boy will wear gloves for 10 minutes. Warhead is regarded as one of the venomous insects painful world. They have names like that is because of the pain from the bite of them equivalent to being hit by bullets. While wearing gloves, the boy did not cry, because it is an expression of weakness. To complete the ritual, the boys have to do this more than 20 times within 1 month. After completing the ritual, the boy’s hands often paralyzed in a short time is due to venom. The boy will get sick and so too painful convulsions.
5. Blood Rites of ethnic Matausa (Papua New Guinea)
To be considered a man of the tribe Matausa, a young man coming of age to make a terrifying ritual. First of all, they should be separated from the women of the tribe and eliminate the influence of women through a series of painful task. They split up to vomit until empty stomach. Then, they had to cut the piece of steel fibers to bleeding nose – the action is considered to be the axis of all the negative influences from the body. Finally, they must endure the tongue thrust to become a man.
6. Ritual Tribal Wysoccan Algonquin (Canada)
When the boys in Quebec Algonquin aboriginal adulthood, they are taken to an isolated area. Here, they are put into the cage and for smoking a hallucinogenic drug called Wysoccan powerful (100 times more potent drugs of paper). They will be in the cage for 20 days, continuously suck Wysoccan. This ritual is performed to eliminate childhood memories, make a guy move forward and become a man. The mixture is so strong that not rare cases of poisoning and even death. The survivors experience intense hallucinations and many dementia, forgetting self and how to talk. Those who still remember childhood memories will have to perform the ritual again.
7. Process of Okrika Iria (Nigeria)
Upon reaching adulthood, the girls of the tribe Okrika (Nigeria) will be included in “fattening rooms” for about 5 weeks. They were forced to eat protein-rich items such as goat’s milk body to flourish. Okrika people also believe that these young women are over mature stage have contact with the water god and must shake off the husband before going home. To achieve that, at dawn the girls have gathered around and sang songs chase away the spirits. On the last day of the ritual, the girls will be the river again. It is thought that this time will try to capture the soul of her. To prevent that, an elderly man in the tribe would use sticks drove the girls back to the village, away from the bad spirits.
8. Hu circumcision procedure in South Africa
All boys live in South Africa after participating adult must rituals traditional circumcision is most successful new “adult” when conducting .Truoc, they must apply white face and lying on a carpet software to express innocence, purity.
9. Sell virginity instead of adult rituals in India
In India, girls from 14 to 18 years to make a scary bad practices: own virginity for sale to be recognized as adults. The image above was recorded in the city of Rajasthan, the Taj Mahal from about 30 miles west. A group of teenage girls sitting by the roadside to wait “customer” to help him fulfill his ambition “as adults”.
10. The custom of the ethnic stranger in Kenya Masai
The biggest advantage of the boys after attending Mass Kenia thanhEunoto growth is can choose as you like the girls in the tribe to marry. There are no rules about the number of men, so the “5 The 7 postcards” very ordinary in Masai.
11. Hunting lions, Tanzania and Kenya
Maasai tribal people in Tanzania and Kenya have a maturity ritual extremely unique. Boys want to express themselves have matured and can become a warrior to circumcision and killed a lion with a spear.
12. Living in the wild, USA
When Native Americans lived to adulthood in the wild a few days with very few tools to live. They will have to set up tents, lining sheets, hunters, gatherers to live and find the way back then.
13. Hunting, beaten, Brazil
Once into adulthood, the Matis tribe boy in Brazil often hunt and still have to give a poisonous substance into the eye to “increase vision”. After the hunt is fun, they will be flogging and continue to add poison injected by a needle from wood frog.
14. Tattoos hand, West Africa
Women Fula tribe in West Africa have recognized the new face tattoo is enough adulthood. This process lasts several hours and is usually done with a sharp piece of wood. In particular, during the tattoo, girls are not allowed to cry or scream because if so, she would be considered too young and should wait until the new mature enough to be tattooed.
15. Clean first, circumcision, South Africa
The boy in the Xhosa tribe in South Africa will be circumcised and shaved his head before being recognized as men. They are brought up and live in an alpine hut, away with the rest. Until the wound healed on the foreskin, we newly returned and recognized.
16. Located on the heated rocks, Indonesia
Adolescent rites of the tribe Papua, Indonesia is considered to be quite devastating. The boys came a certain age should be in a heated stone to show courage. Next was a oracles (also called shaman) incision hole in their nose to wear jewelry.
17. Where’s The Rite of Fulani tribe
The inhabitants of the Fulani tribe in Benin, Africa with rituals marking adulthood extremely special. The boy will be considered mature after experiencing a bloody whipping torture to demonstrate the power, autonomy and courage. They chose a long stick and be sharpened, to make sure every color whips out a most painful blow.
After the boy was armed, clan gathered around to witness two men pitted against each other. Both boys were rushed in and knocked each other will violently. The goal of the boy is making it difficult for the opponent, each boy was three and no one was able to blow out the pain, fear. The crowd will decide who is the best show courage through this ordeal and that would be the game winner. Child winners will be people in the tribal recognition has become a man.