Importance of Indian blind beliefs & superstitions
Wondering about some superstitions and why we follow them back at home, while pretending about non faith in front of others? Discuss about superstitions and their truth or reality over here.
We Indians commonly hate superstitions and blind faiths in front of others; but do follow several rules at home those are being followed since generations. Some of the practices are very common in our activities and daily lifestyle that automatically happens without any notice. Here I would like to put some common blind beliefs in India (mostly among Hindus).
1. Eating sweet curd or curd with jaggery while before going outside.
2. Falling of coins accidentally from hand; a sign of getting money (you need to pick up immediately)
3. Cawing of crows; notifies arrival of relatives/guests to your home
4. Breaking coconut in front of vehicle before a long tour or journey.
5. Keeping lemons wreath in front of house, office, shops, vehicles, etc.
6. Crossing of mongoose or jackals on road while travelling
1. Watching broken mirror
2. Breaking of mirror
3. Giving and bringing haldi, mud pots, iron materials in night
4. Sweeping home in night
5. Giving salt and chilli to other's by hand
6. Showing mirrors to small babies
7. Falling lizard on head top
8. Eating and doing puja and other rituals on eclipses
9. Sleeping north facing
10. Eating in left hand
These are some of the common blind beliefs which are habituated with us. There may be some scientific reasons also that we don't know, as these are followed since generations to generation. Please share your reactions with some valuable reasons about Hindu's common blind believes and superstitions.