India is a land of culture, traditions and a lot of superstitions. Ranging from ‘nimbu-totka’ to ‘dahi shakkar for good luck’, Indian society is known to have a plethora of superstitious beliefs and practices.
But, do you know that there are some practices, which are labelled as superstitions, that have a scientific logic behind them?
Let’s have a look at some of them and decode the logic behind some of our famous Indian superstitions:
1) Superstition: Don’t Go Out During An Eclipse
Logic- To Prevent Loss Of Eyesight
Going out in the sun during a solar eclipse can cause ‘eclipse blindness’ or retinal burns and so to prevent our eyes from burning heat, our ancestors advised not to set out during the eclipse.
2) Superstition: Not Allowing Girls To Do Certain Things During Menstruation.
Logic: To Give Women Time For Rest
Before the 18th century, there were no such things