The modern world grows at the inflammatory rate in the field of technology and education. Scientists reach to the moon, and also prepare different types of rockets, tanks, nuclear bombs, etc. Therefore, the field of education has also arrived in remote areas. Due to the vast increase in science, people also believe in superstitions. The superstitions are part of myths. These are spread overall in this world. People have faith in many types of superstitions. One of them is the breakage o glass. It is used in various types of beliefs such as good and bad.
How bad luck relates with broken glass
However, glass is normally a chemical composition of material but common people have different types of mindset for the breakage of this material. Earlier people believe that if someone breaks a glass, it is a sign of misfortune. As per their thoughts, a broken glass leads a person towards misfortune or mishappening. If a person breaks a glass by itself, it is the symbol of broken promises and broken hearts. He receives disappointments from his closest one. The breakage of a mirror is not a good sign. It is believed that if someone breaks a mirror than he/she has 7to 40 years of bad luck. The green glass breakage is a sign of a bad reputation or status. It is for that who will meet you in the future.
Good luck symbols of broken glass
On the other hand, this superstition also has positive effects. It is symbolized as if somebody breaks a glass accidentally, then he meets someone special or the person who will do something good for you. Therefore, a broken wine bottle is also a part of the celebration good luck. People believe that it is a signal of future celebration or good news. Additionally, the same is for the wine glass. When a wine glass is broken, it is a kind of omen. If someone threw a glass after a fireplace, it recommended as a very good sign for that person.
Similarly, many other superstitions are included in the world. If we talk about the earlier 1930s, people had a trend to worn glasses on eyes. At that time people broke their expensive spectacles to brought good luck to the groom during Jewish marriages. They did so that if any evil spirit will attend the marriage, then it would be removed after breaking the glasses. It was known as “Mazzal Tov”. Additionally, people use different glass to drink beer every time. It was because if a person was drinking in the same glass, he got the spirit of liquor. Bartenders already reserved separate glasses for the drinking.
Moreover, it is not only the single superstition believed by people but there are many others like black cat crossing, color predictions on weddings, etc. In India, people prefer red or maroon color to the wedding but in western countries, it is black and white. However, white and black colors are avoided in Indian marriages. Hence, a lot of superstitions are included during the celebrations. But the glass superstition is very common in the public. So, it is a myth as per science but people have faith in the superstitions from ancient times.
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