Friday, May 13, 2011

Thirteen "13" not a very lucky number to everyone!

Are you one of those people who fears Friday the 13th aka friggatriskaidekaphobia (Frigga being the name of the Norse goddess for whom "Friday" is named and triskaidekaphobia meaning fear of the number thirteen) I can't blame anyone who fears Friday the 13th a lot of unusual things happens and happened, here are some known superstitions that ties on 13th of Friday

  • There is a Biblical reference to the unlucky number 13: Judas, the apostle who betrayed Jesus, was the 13th guest to the Last Supper.

  • It is traditionally believed that Eve tempted Adam with the apple on a Friday. Tradition also has it that the Flood in the Bible, the confusion at the Tower of Babel, and the death of Jesus Christ all took place on Friday.
  • 12 gods were once summoned to a banquet at Valhalla, the favorite home of top god Odin. Loki, the god of evil and turmoil, crashed the bash, making it a party of 13

  • Friday the 13th in 1306, King Philip of France arrested the revered Knights Templar and began torturing them, marking the occasion as a day of evil.

  • Both towers of the World Trade Center had occupied 13th floors and, ironically, after hijacked planes slammed into the twin towers almost ten years ago.

  • Hospitals and Hotels usually don't have room number 13

  • Traditionally in hangings, there are 13 knots in the noose and 13 steps leading up to the moment of death.

  • Buildings with Otis brand elevators, as many as 85 percent of the high rises in the world don't have a 13th floor, says Dilip Rangnekar, spokesman for the Farmington, CT-based elevator maker.

Friday the 13th Myths:

• If you cut your hair on Friday the 13th, someone in your family will die.

• A child born on Friday the 13th will be unlucky for life.

• If a funeral procession passes you on Friday the 13th, you will be the next to die.

Read more: TIME

According to Wikipedia In numerology, the number twelve is considered the number of completeness, as reflected in the twelve months of the year, twelve hours of the clock, twelve tribes of Israel, twelve Apostles of Jesus, twelve gods of Olympus, etc., whereas the number thirteen was considered irregular, transgressing this completeness.

Whether you believe it or not, Start your day right and be cautious and aware with what you do, accident happens not only on Friday the 13th. Bring your favorite lucky charm if you think that will help you to stay sane.

If you don't have one yet here are some lucky charm(s) you should get:

Four leaf clover Mother of Pearl Heart Shaped Locket with Silver Chain Necklace

14K Gold Four leaf clover Mother of Pearl Heart Shaped Locket with 14k Chain Necklace

White Gold Diamond Clover Pendant Necklace

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Debbie P.
My Life is Beautiful

Sources: Wikipedia
realty times

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