Why are symbols important in religion?
symbols are important in religion as they help steer people in the right direction for their religion.
also it reminds people that many people died protecting their religion e.g. christ died on the cross- so when a christian sees a cross they will remember christ and others dying for their religion.
also for example Sikhs had to fight had to protect their religion and there was many blood shed over this. when Sikhs see a symbol referring to their religion e.g. a khanda or a kara they will remember those who fought to protect the religion.
Islam religion has no sacred symbols. There is no religious symbol or symbols for Islam religion or Muslims. Some claim that the Crescent and Star are Islamic symbols. This claim is not true. These symbols are merely cultural or traditional symbols originated by Turks when they were controlling all the Muslim world some time ago. However, Islam main characteristic is monotheism. That is belief in Allah (God in English) as the one and only one…
Religion is a collection of cultural systems, belief systems, and worldviews that establishes symbols that relate humanity to spirituality and moral values. Many religions have narratives, symbols, traditions and sacred histories that are intended to give meaning to life or to explain the origin of life or the universe. They tend to derive morality, ethics, religious laws or a preferred lifestyle from their ideas about the cosmos and human nature.
This depends on the Hindu in question. Some Hindus don't think of any symbols as important, some think of all symbols as important, some think of certain symbols as important and others as unimportant. Usually the list of important symbols would be the swastika and the Om. Just as Cross is important to christians and the crescent and star are important to muslims. Swastika for hindus denotes welfare of the whole world and Om stands…
Religions are important to people of that religion. Christmas and Easter are important to Christianity but no other religion. Ramadan is important to Islam and no other religion. And Passover is important to Judaism but no other religion. Why would an atheist celebrate Hanukkah or Beltain? The religious festivals are unimportant to people who are not of that religion (unless the festival has been commercialized and not celebrating it would not be socially acceptable).