Welcome to country luck; superstitions and good luck symbols around the world.
Whether we are prepared to admit it out loud or not, we have all got our superstitions.
Sometimes they can be well within stereotype or cliché. Other times they might be things we do not readily recognize as inherently superstitious.
Our favorite shirt, our favorite seat in the classroom or at the dinner table, or simply things we instinctively avoid without knowing exactly why.
Every country and region possess its own brand of superstitious thought, some more widespread than others, some humorous and some way too serious.
Here we explore superstitions around the world. You may discover that some superstitions are universal. The same beliefs are found in many different countries with slight variations.
You will also discover some quite strange and bizarre superstitions which may only apply locally in a specific country.
Enjoy your travels through different countries while unraveling the culture, folklore and superstitions people around the world.
Diwali superstitions and rituals during the five-day long festival of light in India. How to ensure good luck and fortune during Diwali.
Menstruation superstitions in India: Discover the many strange menstruation taboos in India. Here is a list illogical Indian menstrual old-wives’ tales.
Drinking Customs in India: superstitions and traditions in India. The drinking culture in India not always agreeable, especially when it comes to women.
Magical Kenya: Beliefs, Superstitions and Customs of the main ethnic groups in Kenya. Rituals and traditions in different stages of life.
Strange pregnancy customs, myths and Old Wives’ tales still deeply rooted in the society and followed blindly in India.
If you are in India and get invited to a private home there are some Indian superstitions when visiting someone’s home you should be familiar with.
Superstitious Uganda: Beliefs and Common Superstitions. Rituals and Customs connected to the different stages of life in Uganda
Common superstitions in Uganda. Tapping the head – Farming superstitions – Naming the baby – Witch Doctors – and much more
Tips on what to wear in India; Outfits, footwear and accessories while visiting the country. Pick up the local dressing customs of India.
Explore old Irish Folklore and mystical beliefs. Fairies threatening babies, the mischievous Puca, the tests of bravery, the apple peel ritual and much more
Some of the deep-rooted wedding customs and superstitions in India. Become familiar with the traditions and rituals of an Indian wedding.
List of 10 superstitions in India concerning food and mealtime. Here are some long-standing bizarre meal superstitions in India.
See the list of protective amulets in Thailand. Read about bird and animal superstitions. Discover much believed notions and beware of the ghosts of Thailand.
A guide to good luck and bad luck omens, superstition, rituals and traditions in Poland; Standalone beliefs and those associated with concrete occasions, such as meals, weddings, or special dates.
Rituals, Traditions, Superstitions and Good Luck Symbols in India; How to get good luck and avoid bad luck in India. Three top lucky places in India
Here is a list of widespread Indian superstitions when moving into a new house. Many people in India still abide by these superstitions when moving into a new house.
Spellbinding superstitions and beliefs of Thailand. Get a better understanding of the “Land of Superstitions” to all of us who are interested in Thai culture.
10 Superstitious Festivals in India. Discover some very unusual festivals in India; Thaipusam is the festival that gives chills, get beaten in Lathmar Holi, worship your dog and get a taste of immortality
In this introductory guide we will take a look on how people of Mexico get lucky and unlucky. It all happens through charms or amulets, rituals, folk tales, special dates and locations, food or even sports.