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The "13" number phobia
1951 July 13: Kansas city was drowned in floods.
1970 April 13: Apollo 13 should land on moon but because of technical failure it returned .
1972 October 13: Uruguay plane was crashed in Ander region of South America.
2004 August 13: Charley Hurricane caused a major disaster in South Florida.
2006 October 13: Buffalo city of New York was stuck in the massive snowfall.
2009 November 13: US stock market faced a worst fall.
All these disasters and incidents were happening Naturally or there is any significance for number 13 in these incidents? Or if there is any anti-power to the number ?
What is about 13?
Now the world is shaking to hear about 13? 13 is like a bad dream for some people 13 is a bad luck for some,13 is a devil or evil. Now there is a phobia of this number and is enlisted in phobia’s. Why 13 got such a worst stage?
1. Shirley once decided to know her tarot reading and she had been to a tarot reader along with her friend. Tarot reader as soon as seen Shirley stared at her and asked to sit down . Tarot reader then asked Shirley to pick 3 cards then on the table and give it to me. Shirley and her friend were excited to know what’s behind the cards. The Tarot reader received 1card from Shirley. He turned them back and was almost exhausted to see the card. Shirley and her friend started sweating in shiver and with a low voice asked What happened?
The Tarot reader replied by showing the card with number ‘13’ on its back. He started explaining her that ‘13’ number card infers death card. That means “Shirley there is something going to end in your life sooner”. Like you might lose someone near/dear/your job, or something most valuable.
Shirley returned home and started to office on the very next morning. Her boss called her and gave her a pink slip and asked her to “No need to come here after and you can have a long leave All The Best for future”. Shirley stared at him and was unable to digest what she heard!
2.Manohar and his family were living in 13thfloor shifted to flat no.13B . Manohar’s wife, his mother and his sister were addicted to TV serials. One of the TV serials have created a great disturbance in their family they haven’t noticed it but whatever the Tv serial story goes, it is happening in their house in their real life. Manohar notifies this and starts investigating that and realized that there was a Bungalow earlier in the place of the building they were living now. and in that bungalow someone was murdered and wants their revenge.
This was the story based on which the “13B” movie was directed based on the 13 number.
Mohan has written in his blog about the number “13”.
“After a long --------- we found a flat near office and the flat number 1s ‘13’ Building A3. Owner asked for 1year advance to pay the rent then only they will be allotted the flat. With no choice left, me and my friend made an agreement and shifted to the new room.
And what’s happening we don’t understand in the new flat it was like everyday is and to our life . First day there was a power cut, second day we were charged by the electricity department by saying that illegal power usage and the following bank asks for loan recovery and if we were warned seriously about this , to say the list goes on with new problems which aroused in the new flat .
How ever the rent which we paid in advance was not going to be returned. Actually we don’t have any tensions earlier So, we were completely in belief that new flat has something to cause problems, one day my friend lost his job he used to live along with me in the new flat. He is fired for no reason . We thought it would better to change to new flat somewhere else and as soon as we changed our problems started to get solved slowly. Strangely we noticed that the house owner who gave the mysterious flat was a great producer but he lost every thing while he lived in that 13 numbered flat. Oh my god how strange is “13”.
Rajesh was an Indian had been to Canada on a job purpose and he noticed in Canada Hotels, hospitals , Apartments, companies and even Airlines also don’t have room numbers with 13 or 113 or 213 how strange is this he surprised. Even More surprising he noticed was the lift buttons also don’t have th e13 floor number but it is replaced by 12A likewise 12 followed by 12A followed by 14 and so on….
The Singh park in California don’t have the 13 number . they use 12 A after 12 and then 14 . In tarot reading 13th numbered card is signified as death card.
Why people fear for 13 number?.
The party that was celebrated by Jesus was with 13 members then Jesus was hung . As there were 13 members participated in the party and because of this bad 13 number itself Jesus was tortured to death this was believed by everyone and started to hate and fear for 13 number.
After 12 and before 14 it comes the number 13(thirteen) which is the starting for the teenage which is a terrifying period for every parent about his child and thus people believe that because of the starting number is 13 in the teenage parents suffer a lot. The bleeding cycle in women occur for every 28 days generally if it is counted for an year it is 13 times and this is also a reason for people to say that the bleeding period is very horrible to women because of the great pain the face then.
Even in astronomy there was no significance for 13 as there were 12 zodiac signs only and our calendar also has only 12 months not thirteen. How mysterious are things?
But in spite of all these beliefs and faith some people opposite like Raymond Brown said that this is nothing but a one of the human false belief, we need not to worry about it.
But can one avoid fear of thirteen ? no we cant this thirteen number fear is strengthened by movies based on the number 13
Horror Movies based on the number THIRTEEN (13)
· Thirteen Ghosts
· 13 going 30
· Th 13th Warrior
· Friday the 13