Signs and Omens – Part 1

What does a sneeze mean to you? Or an involuntary twitching of your eyebrow? To many, it may be a trivial, everyday occurrence but in the study of omens, it can carry many messages. When I was very young, I remember hearing of many omens and signs from those elderly people……like if your ear is itchy, someone is talking about you, etc..? In all cultures, even dreams can be interpreted to mean something important! πŸ˜€

I have been collecting many articles over the years on this subject, more out of interest than belief, and I will write a bit on them here. The signs can be auspicious or inauspicious, but for the sake of interest, I will only mention the auspicious ones here! LOL! The following are according to an ancient Indian Fengshui, Vasthu Sastra :-


* a hostile relationship with a friend indicates making new friends

* travelling overseas means prosperity

* two snakes fighting signals success

* catching a snake means success over enemies

* dancing in a dream indicates success

* death of a friend or a relative foretells auspicious news

* death of a wife is auspicious as it indicates birth of a child

* death of own self indicates success

* a coffin indicates unexpected pleasures

* obstacles indicate enhancement in work and business

* drizzles mean happiness

* an elephant means improvement in career or business

* fire means success

* house being destroyed in a fire means gaining of wealth

* jewellery and valuables mean unexpected wealth

* falling teeth means long life and better health

* murder means troubles averted

* failure in love means success

Twitching & Itchiness

* if a man’s right eye twitches, or if a woman’s left eye does so, before undertaking a task, it indicates success. If a woman’s right eyes twitches, it indicates worries

* twitching of the right side of the neck means happiness and prosperity

* twitching in the left shoulder indicates success

* an itchy head indicates favourable luck

* an itchy chin is prosperity

* an itchy right palm indicates unexpected monetary gain

* an itchy right foot indicates a successful overseas trip

Other signs

* if it drizzles at the start of a journey, it is auspicious

* a lizard falling onto the head, right arm, thighs or waist means gaining wealth somehow

* a lizard falling anywhere onto the left side of a woman or the right side of a man is auspicious

* a lizard falling onto the chest indicates that the property owner will gain wealth and more property

* it is auspicious if a black or grey cat visits a house

* if a cat litters in a house, it is auspicious as it bestows peace, prosperity and good health on the property

* for a cat to follow a property owner when he or she leaves, this means some financial gains

choesf πŸ˜€


30 Responses so far »

  1. 1

    happyhomemaker88 said,

    Wow, big sis, that is really spooky indeed. Hmmm…for the past few months, I have been dreaming very frequently of travelling overseas….hehe, I am hoping that I am on the road to prosperity!! πŸ˜† πŸ™„ πŸ™„

    But the one on the woman’s right eye twitching to indicate worries is quite true for me – often when that happens, I was very stressed over some issues. Good thing was they happened a few years ago! πŸ˜€

    Many hugs,

    choesf πŸ˜€


  2. 2

    rose said,

    Good evening ladies!

    For me an itchy left palm indicates the monatary gain always and the right palm some unexpected expense. and I mean always !

    Love and hugs,rose


  3. 3

    happyhomemaker88 said,

    Good morning from KL, dearest Rose! πŸ˜€

    Wow, that is really good observation on your part there. I have noticed my both palms itching now and then but either way, no monetary gain came out of them! πŸ™„ πŸ™„ Perhaps I was merely suffering from dry skin due to too much washing and not enough hand creams!! πŸ˜† πŸ˜† πŸ˜†

    Many te pups and much love,

    choesf πŸ˜€


  4. 4

    vEn said,

    I am very interested on how the belief on eye twitching came about
    and why do we have to follow the belief. other than just knowing that it came from a book called the chinese almanac book can I have a more in depth information ?
    Like for example, the legend of the eye twitching? how do the old people came about having this eye twitching belief?
    Can I also know when did this belief started?
    Cos i am working on this project on tis topic.
    PLease …
    If u have more information on this could u email me to
    Hearing from you soon ^^
    Appreciate ur help =p


  5. 5

    happyhomemaker88 said,

    Hello there and welcome, vEn πŸ˜€

    Beliefs in signs and omens are just that – beliefs or superstitions, and we don’t have to follow them. These came about many years ago, even thousands of years as seen in the Indian (Vasthu Sastra) and Chinese cultures, and there are also similar beliefs in the Western Civilisation. These beliefs are handed down through the generations and we usually learn this through the older generation, i.e. the elders in the family.

    Hope this helps…you can Google for more information or look into some of these books in the libraries or book stores. πŸ˜‰

    With peace and joy,

    choesf πŸ˜€


  6. 6

    Dianne said,

    What does it mean if you are holding someones photo in a picture frame and it falls to the ground and the glass smashes?
    I haven’t had any dreams but I feel there is something to know about this one!


  7. 7

    happyhomemaker88 said,

    Hi there and welcome, dear Dianne πŸ˜€

    I’m sorry I don’t know what that meant. I have not heard about any beliefs tied to this type of incidents.

    Do have a blessed weekend ahead!

    With peace and harmony,

    choesf πŸ˜€


  8. 8

    apple said,

    Is this all true?How do u know?


    • 9

      happyhomemaker88 said,

      Hi there and welcome, dear apple πŸ˜€

      These are just beliefs passed down from generations. I don’t know if they are true but I feel that these beliefs are interesting. They need not be taken as gospel truth.

      With peace and harmony,

      choesf πŸ˜€


  9. 10

    Allie said,

    a death lizard happen fall onto my shoulder, is that mean negative omens?


    • 11

      happyhomemaker88 said,

      Hi there and welcome, dear Allie πŸ˜€

      Usually, when something like that happens to me, I try not to be overly superstitious about it. Just brush the incident off and think positive. In the energy world, same energies attract…so, when we think positive things, then positive events happen. Our mind is a very powerful tool! πŸ˜‰

      Don’t worry…

      With best wishes,

      choesf πŸ˜€


  10. 12

    erica mckenna said,

    Thanks for this site. My right foot has been itching all day & I couldn’t figure out why. I do have an upcoming trip, so I am glad this is a good sign of a successful & prosperous journey! Blessed Be!


    • 13

      happyhomemaker88 said,

      Hi there and welcome, dear erica mckenna πŸ˜€

      Thank you for your kind comments. I’m glad you have a good sign to your upcoming trip. May you have a safe and happy trip. πŸ˜€

      With best wishes,

      choesf πŸ˜€


  11. 14

    Yuki said,

    A very fat and big lizard just fell on my left upper arm.


    • 15

      happyhomemaker88 said,

      Hi there and welcome, dear Yuki πŸ˜€

      Wow, I think you are in for some very good news, as it is a “fat” auspicious omen. πŸ˜†

      Good Luck!

      With best wishes,

      choesf πŸ˜€


  12. 16

    Jagan said,

    I am a worried lot!!!!!——-I am a male……..please clarify……….

    A lizard fell on my left wrist (very very near to my left wrist). However, I am really confused to say whether it is arm, or hand or wrist…….however, it was very very close to my left wrist……..

    Please inform me whether it a good or bad omer.


    • 17

      happyhomemaker88 said,

      Hi there and welcome, dear Jagan πŸ˜€

      I’m not sure what your lizard sign means 😳 but my usual advice is not to worry too much over these things. If your mind stays strong and positive most of the time, the good energies generated will attract good things to come to you. πŸ˜‰

      With best wishes,

      choesf πŸ˜€


  13. 18

    Felicia said,

    Hi sister choesf,

    My left eye brow has been twitching since this morning..confused as to what it is indicating..Got a surprised call fm my husband that he is on his way to an interview..Wonder is it related or is it good or bad news coming?


  14. 20

    body said,

    I heard founding a gold means unexpected birth of child


  15. 22

    Okay. I don’t know who you are but I had this dream like a week or two ago, so there’s this guy I like but I don’t know if he likes me so we are just friends. I’m also planning a semi-formal dance for my school. Okay, so in the dream there was this scandal with some boys and girls in a bathroom and a teacher find them and tells the principle. Afterwards boys and girls are not allowed to have any relations. Then people like parents and teachers are in the subways looking for something with flashlights and the subway cars go by but nothing hits them. Then, we go to the dance and the principle says it was all a big misunderstanding and that we should find our person, or the person we belong with an be together. I went to some boy to tell him about it and he just like told me no and when I went to go tell other people the boy I like was one of them and he was like oh yeah let’s do it and then we just went out and we were on the subway kissing and we kissed a lot and in the dream I was thin with long hair and in real life I’m chubby and have medium length hair and I don’t like it, what did that dream mean?


  16. 24

    rola said,

    today a Lizard pee on left side of left thigh n I m a girl…….plz tell me d effects of it…


    • 25

      Hi there, rola πŸ˜€

      I’m sorry I don’t know what that lizard pee meant. If the lizard dropped on your left thigh – then it is a lucky sign.

      Good Luck!

      With best wishes,

      choesf πŸ˜€


  17. 26

    gagandeep singh said,

    hi happyhomemaker… i wanted to ask …. my left leg is twithing for 2-3 weeks … sometimes starts left thigh and comes to butt and afrer restart whole leg !!! i dont know what does it mean … however sometimes starts my right shoulder !!!! please can you explain me ! thanks


  18. 28

    Lili Ann Titoo said,

    Hihi….your blog is getting very interesting with all these dream interprets. Two nights in a row I dreamed of needing to “blast”, but all the toilet bowls were full of other people’s blasts and I had to made do with whatever space I could find. Is it a good omen?


    • 29

      Hi there, Lili Ann πŸ˜€

      Hahaha…in the Chinese culture, dreaming of poop or “blasts” as you call them, is a very good omen. It means fortune on the way. πŸ˜‰

      Good Luck!

      Best wishes,

      choesf πŸ˜€


  19. 30

    Felisia said,

    I dreamed of pig knuckles walking


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