Death superstitions

  • A bird in the house is a sign of a death. If a robin flies into a room through a window, death will shortly follow. Light candles on the night after November 1. One for each deceased relative should be placed in the window in the room where death occurred.
  • You must hold your breath while going past a cemetery or you will breathe in the spirit of someone who has recently died.
  • If a clock which has not been working suddenly chimes, there will be a death in the family.

  • You will have bad luck if you do not stop the clock in the room where someone dies.
  • If a woman is buried in black, she will return to haunt the family.
  • If a dead person’s eyes are left open, he’ll find someone to take with him.
  • Mirrors in a house with a corpse should be covered or the person who sees himself will die next.
  • Dogs howling in the dark of night, Howl for death before daylight.
  • If you dream of death it’s a sign of a birth, if you dream of birth, it’s a sign of death.
  • If you touch a loved one who has died, you won’t have dreams about them
  • A person who dies on Good Friday will go right to heaven.
  • A person who dies at midnight on Christmas Eve will go straight to heaven because the gates of heaven are open at that time.
  • All windows should be opened at the moment of death so that the soul can leave.
  • The soul of a dying person can’t escape the body and go to heaven if any locks are locked in the house.
  • If the left eye twitches there will soon be a death in the family.
  • Funerals on Friday portend another death in the family during the year.
  • It’s bad luck to count the cars in a funeral cortege.
  • It’s bad luck to meet a funeral procession head on.
  • Thunder following a funeral means that the dead person’s soul has reached heaven.
  • Nothing new should be worn to a funeral, especially new shoes.
  • Pointing at a funeral procession will cause you to die within the month.
  • Pregnant women should not attend funerals.
  • If the person buried lived a good life, flowers will grow on the grave. If the person was evil, weeds will grow.
  • If a mirror in the house falls and breaks by itself, someone in the house will die soon.
  • A white moth inside the house or trying to enter the house means death.
  • If 3 people are photographed together, the one in the middle will die first.
  • If 13 people sit down at a table to eat, one of them will die before the year is over.
  • Dropping an umbrella on the floor means that there will be a murder in the house.
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