Vol. 3, Issue 10 (2016)
Superstitions around the world: A truth about Myth
Author(s): A Lakshmikanth, S Hema
Abstract: Superstitions is a part of human life since time immemorial. Superstitions began centuries ago when our ancestors tried to explain mysterious circumstances or events as best as they could with the knowledge they had. Superstitions can be defined as “Irrational beliefs”, especially with regard to the unknown”. This belief can be based on fear, ignorance, trust in magic, coincidence, or a prior experience with a similar situation. The objective of this paper is intended to focus on why do people still follow these beliefs? Superstitions which are considered Good in India, Superstitions which are considered Bad in India, Main superstitions that followed in India, Superstitions that around the world. The study also focuses on common superstations around the world.