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Life Talk!

Pls. share some common beliefs and superstitions of your culture.

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India

as it is believed here:

If a crow is crowing on your roof, some guests are expected to come.

If you find your shoe is turned over, you might get thrashings.

If dogs howl in the night, someone may die.(It is believed that dogs can see the messengers(yamdoot) of God of Death, yamraaj).

Do you believe in such things?

Personally, I don't.

09:41 AM Mar 10 2009 |

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Aki in L.A

Aki in L.A

Japan

If you sigh, your luck will be gone.

I don't buy this though lol.

02:53 PM Mar 10 2009 |

:-(

India

Smile

02:59 PM Mar 10 2009 |

javamanju

javamanju

India

Ha ha , That was my grandmother's favorite story to frighten all of us when we were kids…

neither do I believe in that nor do I believe in Yama (Yima of Iranian folk lore )

03:12 PM Mar 10 2009 |

:-(

India

hehehe

so this blief is common to all India?

03:26 PM Mar 10 2009 |

:-(

India

小伊

Surperise!

no. 2 n no.3 are same here.

  

03:35 PM Mar 10 2009 |

:-(

India

my god!

SAMIo, would you  believe that it is also same here!

 

03:58 PM Mar 10 2009 |

duyushen

duyushen

Kazakhstan

dont make shorter your nails when it i s dark..

04:49 PM Mar 10 2009 |

javamanju

javamanju

India

ha, also.

Don't cut hair after sun set

Don't shave after sun set

Don;t cut nails after 12 noon etc etc

04:53 PM Mar 10 2009 |

Jinn_daniels

India

Well my mothr says dnt cut ur hair on tuesday,thursday ,saturday n ur bday(sunday),i dnt buy ths bt its gud 4 me,i dnt like cuttng my hair neway,he he he,n its said cat cry at n8 brings bad luck,so does,if u draw a line with water in the ground

06:12 PM Mar 10 2009 |

Sawdestination

Mexico

Some superstitions that people believe are true: 

Pregnant women tie red strips around their belly when an moon eclipse occurs, because in that way they prevent their babies born with malformations.

If a black cat cross in front of you, you would have bad luck during the day.

Crossing under a ladder is a sign of bad luck.

 

06:41 PM Mar 10 2009 |