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Religious initiation ritesEdit
- First Eucharist and First Confession (especially First Communion in Catholicism)
- Confirmation (Catholics and mainline protestant churches)
- Bar Mitzvah and Bat Mitzvah in Judaism
- Circumcision, mainly in Judaism (Bris) and Islam
- Missionary (LDS Church) in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
- Saṃskāra a series of Sacraments in Hinduism.
- Shinbyu in Theravada Buddhism
- Rumspringa among the Amish
- Vision quest in some Native American cultures
- "Quinceañera" many who celebrate include a Catholic mass
- Coming of Age in Unitarian Universalism
Coming of age initiation ritesEdit
- Bar Mitzvah
- Débutante ball
- First haircut
- Genpuku among the samurai
- Guan Li
- Poy Sang Long
- Russ in Norway
- Scarification and various other physical endurances
- Sweet Sixteen in the United States and Canada
- Sevapuneru or Turmeric ceremony in South India to mark menarche
- Etoro tribe and Baruya in Papua New Guinea where young boys must begin ingesting their elders semen, and then stop doing it at a certain age.
Other initiation ritesEdit
- Secular coming of age ceremonies for non-religious youngsters who want a rite of passage comparable to the religious rituals like Confirmation
- Batizados in Capoeira
- Black Belt Grading in Martial Arts