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Ever Wondered Why Breaking A Mirror Brings 7 Years Of Bad Luck?

There's an ancient saying which goes, if you break a mirror, your fate will have to confront seven years of bad luck, unless you completely defend and pave out a way to counteract the ill-effects. Of course, there are many ways to prevent all the bad karma to prevent the aftermath of breaking a mirror, but you need to get your hands dirty in order to come out clean.

Let us know the reasons why silver lining in the mirror is not-so-very-similar to the silver lining in the cloud. 

Ever Wondered Why Breaking A Mirror Brings 7 Years Of Bad Luck?

Ever Wondered Why Breaking A Mirror Brings 7 Years Of Bad Luck?

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'The broken mirror superstition' can be traced back to the Romans...

'The broken mirror superstition' can be traced back to the Romans...

...who were the first to invent glass mirrors.

The Romans, Greek, Chinese, African, and Indian cultures, believed that...

The Romans, Greek, Chinese, African, and Indian cultures, believed that...

...a mirror has the power to take possession of a part of the user's soul.

If the image of the user is distorted in any way...

If the image of the user is distorted in any way...

...this could mean that his or her soul would become corrupt.

To alleviate the matter-

To alleviate the matter-

The user needs to break the glass; it would mean that his/her soul is trapped inside the mirror. 

Also, the Romans believed that a human body revives itself in every seven years.

Also, the Romans believed that a human body revives itself in every seven years.

Keeping that in mind, it would take seven years before the user's soul in fully restored. In the meantime, life for a mirror breaker would be followed by a chain of unfortunate events, as s/he has no longer had a healthier soul to ward off the evil spirits.

Now, let's clean up the mess. Here are the remedies:

Now, let's clean up the mess. Here are the remedies:

After you break a mirror and bury the pieces under a tree using a shovel during a full moon. Africans believed that bad luck could be washed away by placing the pieces in a river flowing in a southerly direction.

Or simply, wrap tape around the mirror's frame to hold the smaller fragments in place.

Or simply, wrap tape around the mirror's frame to hold the smaller fragments in place.

Do you believe in superstitions?

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