India’s Many Superstitions

- November 30, 2020


By Harini Gopalswami Srinivasan Illustration: Arijit Dutta Chowdhury What is a superstition? It is a blind belief that some happening, like seeing an elephant at the start of a journey, or action, like breaking a mirror, brings good or bad luck. Indians, like people everywhere across the world, have always had many superstitions. Illustration: Arijit Dutta...

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