It was quoted that the prophet Mohammed said that the influence of the evil eye
is a fact.
The power of liquids is reflected in the Talmudic interpretation of Jacob's biblical blessing of Joseph: "Just as the fishes in the sea are covered by water and the evil eye
has no power over them, so the evil eye
has no power over the seed of Joseph.
The habits of hanging blue bead pendants, dangling an old shoe from a car or cleansing houses with burning herbs to protect from the evil power of hassad have historical sources; the pharaohs believed in the evil eye
of envy and used to engrave their figures on blue marbles as a protection.
This translation draws attention to the fact that in the Italian American context, at least, she who cures the evil eye
metaphorically participates in the nature of the godmother: just as the godmother takes responsibility for the spiritual well-being of an infant in the baptismal ritual, the comare takes responsibility for the spiritual welfare of her entire community through her special gift of intercession.
The most common amulets used against the evil eye
were horseshoes, usually placed in the entrance of houses and cow sheds.
Both cattle and children could be protected by the use of red threads tied to their bodies, usually with three knots in them, in an attempt to distract the evil eye
from its objective.
It's one thing to say that a company is flexible and wants a work-life balance for its employees and quite another thing when you try and take time off and are given the evil eye
Children who lived in households where the inhabitants believed that diarrhea is caused by forces such as the evil eye
were more at risk than those in households that linked diarrhea with hygiene practices or contaminated food and water.
The evil eye
is lucky in Turkey and the Arab world.
She would put the evil eye
on them and go into a rage.
But the prospect hasn't stopped Veron being given the evil eye
by his new partner
3 HERE'S LOOKING AT YOU KID: Adams gives Thompson the evil eye
as refereee Mike Dean comes down in City's favour.
The evil eye
, that unseen force that causes harm to babies and crops to wither and die, seems the opposite: a superstition arising from a perceived lack of control through knowledge or art.
New Mexico State University astronomer Rene Walterbos is investigating the Evil Eye
, a peculiar galaxy that appears to stare back at astronomers like an eyeball.
Since Alicia was born with blue-green eyes like her father's, her family assumed she carried the evil eye
, like him.