Whether or not you're superstitious, surely you will appreciate some old folktales about elephants...


It is good luck to see an elephant.

It is believed that elephants connect the heaven and the earth...







Of all elephants, the white elephant is considered the most sacred.




"The elephant has a most auspicious symbolism. They embody strength and power, especially power of the libido. male elephants are more likely to rage out of control when in rut. Because of this the elephant is seen as a symbol of great sexual power."






"because of their size, color, shape, elephants and clouds have been linked together. They were seen as symbols of clouds and many believed that elephants created clouds." So, the next time you're watching the clouds in the sky, look for an elephant, you may very well see one flying high above you...




"In India and southeast Asia elephants are venerated, and the symbolism of the elephant is multiple. It is a symbol of royalty and fertility. The Hindu god of wisdom and success, Ganesha, is usually depicted with an elephant's head. The god Indra held several roles in which an elephant plays a part. As the king of gods, the elephant was the royal mount. As the god of warriors, the elephant was Indra's super weapon. As the god of rain, Indra used the gray elephant to bring forth the monsoons."









Ornaments or pictures of an elephant with its trunk raised will bring good luck but only if placed to face a door to prevent possible damages to the house. The placing also brings happiness and prosperity.


"According to superstitions, if you wear an ornament using elephant’s hair like elephant hair ring, elephant hair bracelet, you will be blessed with love. Also you will be happy, healthy, prosperous and rich."





If you buy a statue, picture or anything of an elephant for you, you don’t expect good luck. Presenting such thingto others brings good luck for them. Receiving from others will get you good luck.


It is said that elephants’ hair is gathered from areas where these animals rub their tails up against trees.

Elephant’s trunk curling up is good luck and down is bad.

That's all Folks!