How to Form a New Religion

Do you know something that you want to share with the world? This article explains in detail how to come up with and publicise a religion.

Steps

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    Decide if there is a god, if there may be a god, or is a god. If there isn't a god skip the next step, if there is skip step # 3
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    Decide the name, purpose, and power of the god(s).
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    What will you worship? Will you worship anything? Why will you worship this? Why do you believe in it?
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    How will you worship? explain exactly how.
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    What is the idea of this religion, the goal, the reason you do this, Buddhism the goal is Nirvana, you know a goal. Of course there can be multiple goals or no goals at all.
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    What holidays will there be? Will you celebrate Christmas, Chanukah, Valentine's Day, birthdays, or new holidays? Why do you celebrate these holidays? How do you celebrate each holiday? What is the holidays name? Example: Christmas - the birthday of Christ- Christmas, tree, cookies, Santa, presents, etc.
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    Think strongly about the every day life, and how it will be changed by this religion. Think about clothing, food, school, work, play, hobbies, manners, and anything else affected. Now some things might not be affected, others might only be slightly affected, some might be completely affected. In some religions everything will be affected, completely or slightly. In others, nothing except worship will change. In some, you can change aspects, but you don't have to. In others, you must. Some are sort of loose about these changes, others are very strict.
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    How do people worship? Should they build a shrine(how?)? Should they pray? Should they meditate? Have you discovered a new way to worship? Make sure to give it a name and (in detail) how to do it. In religion, worship is very important. Where should worship be done? Does it matter where? Things to consider: where, when, how, who(mother, youngest daughter, everyone, does it matter?), be specific.
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    Is there a scripture? Will you write one? What is in the scripture? What is the purpose of having of this scripture?
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    Now tie it all together and give it a name.
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    Publicise, publicise, publicise. Get the word out. Tell everyone you can. Try to convert people and change close minded skeptics. Don't worry if some people shun you, and you don't convert everyone don't get put off by a few people.

Tips

  • Remember, it's not a cult unless someone dies.

Article Info

Categories: Religion