A superstition goes that if a person has a bad dream, they need to immediately rush to the bathroom after they wake up and wash their hands and face under running water, all the while retelling the dream with the smallest details.
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Superstitions related to gifts are somewhat frightening. Many gifts cause negative consequences in ancient superstitions, so there are things that should not be given.
Are you superstitious? Do not worry - many people are. Even coffee lovers have their share of superstitious beliefs. Here are some of the most common superstitions associated with coffee.
Elizabethan era had some superstitions that still exist in today modern world. Superstitions for bad luck, existence of witches and casting spells.
Superstitions are still popular, because people prefer to explain the inexplicable things through supernatural intervention.
Since ancient times people have believed in various superstitions related to money. When you find a coin, it's luck. You must not spend this particular coin so you don't lose your luck.
According to Chinese numerology, the number 4 is fatal and brings about tragic events, even death. Turks, on the other hand, never chew gum at night, associating this with the rotting of dead flesh and thereby possibly attracting a tragic event.
In Thailand and China, 9 is considered a lucky number, since in their languages it is translated as moving forward . However in Japan the situation is quite different.
Trembling of the eye is connected to various superstitions. It is believed that if your eyes are shaking, it surely means something, it’s not just a temporary tic.
In Denmark for example, broken objects bring happiness. The Danes gather up all broken objects and bring them to friends and relatives on New Year's eve.
A figurine of an elephant, with its rear end facing a door, is the perfect amulet for becoming rich, according to Indian culture. The elephant is a symbol of prosperity and abundance.