What is it with the number 13?
A number of airplanes don’t include row or seat 13. Buildings don’t have a 13th floor.
Do we put emphasis on 13 because it’s powerful? Or is 13 powerful because we put emphasis on it?
Why is it significant when the 13th falls on a Friday?
What happens when we add another layer of a Full Moon?
This writer does a nice job of exploring all if the layers of today.
This Friday is Friday the 13th. It’s a very special Friday the 13th because it falls on a Full Moon. On a mythic, spiritual and magical level, this Friday the 13th links us to three powerful archetypes:
- The meaning of Friday
- The number 13
- The power of the Moon
The Romans called Friday dies veneris in honour of Venus, the Goddess of Love. The Norse then named Friday after their Goddess of Love, Frigg. So why would a day named after Goddesses of Love be considered unlucky? There is no real answer except that Friday has been considered an unlucky day by many cultures and for quite a long time. More recently, Friday has become associated with bad luck because it is the day Jesus was crucified.
The fear of the number 13 has been around since at least the time of the ancient Babylonians. Again, why is this so?…
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