Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. In religion, the term “relic” refers to the remains of a saint. However, a broader definition states that a religious relic is an object which has been in contact with the saint. Various religious practices are known for the veneration of sacred remains. Moreover, these ancient objects have a significant role in the world's major religions. Learn more about religious relics and their role in Christianity, Islam and Buddhism as well as notable religious relics in this book.