Superstitious Belief Among Students

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Are you superstitious? You may be more superstitious than you realize. Do you automatically say, "Bless you," when someone sneezes? Have you ever knocked on wood or avoided waling under a ladder,If yes,then its definitely you are practicing superstitious belief. Today,I’m going to talk about superstitious belief among students.What are superstition?According to the Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary,8th Edition, Superstition is the belief that particular events happen in a way that cannot be explained by reasons or science.

Superstition are based on a belief that future events are influenced by specific bahaviours, without having a causal relationship.Many superstitions deal with important events in a person’s life such a birth, entering adulthood, marriage, death and pregnancy.Do you personally practice any superstitious belief in your life?Im very sure each of you at least have one superstitious belief.Me myself have a sea shell with me during exam in believe that good fortune will always around me.

I have an unforgettable experience that I would like to share with you,my mum who has a strong superstitious belief that before we go anywhere far,we must leave the house within the good time so,when my father and I were scheduled to board a bus to Kuala Lumpur,my mum cornered us to wait for auspicious time to come till we miss the bus.

Superstitions do have quite a significant power on us.One doesn’t need to believe in magic or negative powers to fall prey to superstition belief.If normal people believe in superstition then how can students escape such beliefs.Even though the students live in an age of advanced technology and science,they still believe in some superstitions as a way of explaining and dealing with the unknown.Today,im going to tell you some of superstitious belief among students and the causes of the belief.

Some popular superstitions among students are eating curd before going out for new work or exam brings good luck.According to...
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