Many Singaporean listens and believes to what is taught by their parents or older people. Whether it is true or only superstitions, all of these are worth following or perhaps not. Despite the fact that superstitions have no scientific explanation, there are people who faithfully believe on those superstitions.
Without a doubt, we immediately believe to our mothers especially when they have something to share and one of this is superstitions. Here are the most popular beliefs that children usually follow:
- Taking a seat near the entrance of the door – In some instances, it brings bad luck but logically it will only block the passage.
- Clipping nails at night – When it is done, bad luck will happen. Scientifically, clipping nails during night can cause infection. Since the weather during evening is usually cold, the nail cutter will probably moisten which can cause rust and is very dangerous to all.
- Taking bath at night – Like the other two, having a fresh bath at night grants you bad luck. And also, taking a shower at night may increase the risk of rheumatism.
- Singing in the bathroom – The good thing about thing is that bring you good luck
- Taking photos to a sleeping person – by doing this, you can capture their soul and help is rejuvenating.
- Finger pointing on the moon – old tale says that if it is not performed, there is a possibilities that you ear may be cut.
- Washing of feet, face and hands before entering the house – If you are not doing this act, it will possibly make a person being followed by lingering souls and spirits.