Superstition is excessive belief in supernatural powers.
Blind Belief refers to the complete acceptance of something without any proof or reason.
Though we have reached the era of a modern science and technology certain old beliefs, customs and superstitions have not yet changed. There are still many superstitions and blind beliefs prevailing in India:
- In India, there are many superstitions and blind belief such as like sneezing.
- Many drivers stop their driving if a cat crosses the road from left to right. The car drivers think that there is a chance of accident if they do not stop.
- Similarly many people consider Saturday as an inauspicious day. They do not celebrate any marriage or birth-day on Saturday.
- Caste-system is also a popular superstition in India. A Brahmin groom will be married with only a Brahmin bride.
Remedy: The only remedy of these superstitious blind beliefs is education and social awareness. The children also should be taught about science and reason. Finally only parents should guide them properly and they also should not encourage any kinds of blind belief and superstitious practices at home.