Monday, February 18, 2019

Good to have animals that attack strangers

Usually in our villages when we have an ox that gores, a dog that bites without barking and a cock that springs suddenly and pecks people, our parent chase and beat them often. Always talk bad about having them. Some of the villagers even curse to this animals and quickly sale them off.
But do you know having them with you is very auspicious, as this trinity frightens away evil spirits that may harm the members.
So tell your parents to be proud and take care if they have such attackers at home.

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