Superstitions, One Cannot Eat Meal By Putting His One Foot Over Another

There are certain amount of unreasoning beliefs among people living in a community, arising sometimes from fear, sometimes from helplessness, and sometimes from coincidences. They are called as “superstitions”. These beliefs have been existing since the creation of first human being superstition. Great number of them are not related with any scientific basis, reason, contemporariness and religious faith.

Although superstition have nothing to do with wisdom and reason, unfortunately they could not be removed and eliminated from heart, brain, conscience of human being. In emerging of such kind of beliefs both natural structure of persons and illiterate words of elderly persons in superstition, as well as of some religious officials have been effective. Even if beliefs have shown variation from person to person they have also some common aspects. Superstitions which we were able to collate are listed here under superstition. One cannot eat meal by putting his one foot over another, it means disrespect to the table and it is considered as the sign of famine in superstition.

A mirror which is broken may bring bad luck; it is said, house where mirror was broken cannot get well for a period of seven years. Thirteenth day of a Month is considered as ill-omen; nothing is done on this day. One cannot pass in front of a car. It is considered as ill-omen that a rabbit may pass in front of a car. To put on trousers by standing up is the sign for poverty.


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