Some rituals have rationales, explanations and acceptable interpretations. But there are others which are meaningless, vague and disconnected. These exhibit indignation, confusion and even disgrace. Many irrational and bizarre rituals are a deterrent too. When rituals of that nature wrap a religion tenaciously its sanctity is defaced. The track of spirituality is damaged.
Excerpt from “Hinduism Beyond Rituals, Customs And Traditions“