Topics: Superstition, Hinduism, Luck Pages: 3 (868 words) Published: August 13, 2013
3.1. Superstitions & Blind Beliefs Related to Numbers
3.2. Superstitions & Blind Beliefs Related to Days
3.3.Superstitions & Blind Beliefs Related to Directions
3.4. Superstitions & Blind Beliefs Related to Animals
4.2.eye twitching
4.5.cutting hairs and nails

Common superstitions:
* people do not sweep their house at night, otherwise, Lakshmi, the Goddess of prosperity will leave the home, they think. Actually, this was to avoid missing of small valuable things while sweeping when there was no electricity in older days. But the tradition is continue. * Most people think that matching of horoscope is a must thing in choosing a bride or groom, for their happy life. * Student eat curd with sugar or jaggery before going to exams. They believe that it will bring good marks. * Breaking of mirror is a bad sign.

* Showing a mirror to kids is avoided.
* Just before few decades, taking photographs of kids was avoided. * Putting a small spot of lampblack on a cheek of kids save them from all evils. * Wearing a black thread around your waist will save you from all evils. * When leaving home if one sees a widow, that is not a good sign for him. * If someone is going out, one should not ask him "Where are you going?". If someone asks such question while you are going out, it is not a good sign. * One should not give salt in other's hand. If you give it hand there will be a quarrel between them in near future. * If the coins in your hand accidentally fall down, you are going to get money. (So true, as you pick up the coins and thus get money). * If your shoes are stolen by someone, you are a lucky man. All the evil things with you are gone

Superstitions & Blind Beliefs Related to Numbers
* Number 1, 5, 10, 11, 21, 51, 101, 108, 501, 1001,...
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