Blog on Sacred Animals in Religions

Sacred Animals in Religions

PDF of blog about Sacred animals in different religions

Justin Thomas, [Spring 2016]

This blog discusses different sacred animals within various religions. It informs why different animals are thought of so highly by certain cultures. The blog shows what the different animals symbolize within the culture as well as the stories from which they gained their statuses within the religious communities. In this blog, religions and cultures such as Hinduism, Buddhism, Chinese, Egyptian and Native American cultures were explored. Various traditions of these religions' sacred animals and why their belief in these animals exist.