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SUPERSTITIONS IN

ECUADOR
THE UMBRELLA

Open an umbrella inside the house. It was always used to protect itself from
the sun and because its shape symbolizes the solar disk, to open it in a
shaded place, outside the domain of the Sun, was considered a sacrilege.
BREAK A MIRROR

The idea is that our reflection is another version of the original, so if we


cause damage in the mirror, we will hurt ourselves.
SPILLING SALT

It is considered very bad luck if this happens to him when handling the
salt shaker, unless he rushes to take a pinch and throw it over his left
shoulder.