Formation of Religious Practices in the Indus Valley – 5000 B.C.E.

The start of the religious practices was during the 5000 BCE, where people of this valley followed mainly three religions, including Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism. With the category of religion, some worshipped a father God whereas some worshipped a mother goddess.

The main God and Goddess worshipped by the people of Indus Valley were Lord Shiva and Parvati where Lord Shiva was worshipped in the form of Shivalinga. 

With the formation of religious practices, this civilization is believed to have faith in magical rituals, charms, demons, amulets, re-birth, and even in spirits. Some also found in life after death as they had a routine of offering designed pottery and ornaments to the graves of the dead.