The end of the year agüeros and traditions have been transmitted from generation to generation, although many have been changing over the years, the truth is that we remain a ritual society and that is why many are preserved.The auguries are aimed at calling abundance, health, love and good luck, among other wishes, many put faith in agüeros to achieve everything planned in New Year.It is a kind of grief and resurrection, between the death of the time that passed and the life of the year that arrives.
A fact that proves that many people turn to these rites is that only in December, the stores and suppliers of the elements for these traditions see increases of up to 70% in sales.
The popular agüero points out that wearing yellow underwear to receive the year brings goodness, many people also wear red underwear, because, according to their beliefs, they will know a great love in next year.
For this agüero, which is one of the best known in the country, it is said that twelve grapes must be eaten at midnight, one for each bell than from the clock and ask for a desire.
Love, health, work and prosperity are the desires for those who bet the most who eat a grape at 12 p.m. on December 31.While some say that only part of the end of the year dinner does, others do so with the hope that each desire will sterile for the following year.
Prosperity for next year is one of the wishes after several of the ends.
Seeing people running with the suitcase down the street, just at 12th of midnight, it is perhaps the most ambitious and comical agüero.You can do it with one or more, full or empty, alone, the purpose is the same: that next year it is full of trips through the world.
To move bad energies, attract good vibes and ensure prosperity is the bathroom of the seven herbs."If you are going to do it, you have to put faith," or at least that affirms those who sell these herbs at the exit of the squares of the capital of Santander.
Bitter herbs are for December 31: Romero, Paico, Altamisa, Ajenjo, Matricaria, Verbena and Anamú.They should boil with water and seven ‘males’ cuts cut into cross.When prepared, it is allowed to cool for a few minutes and then you have to go to the shower.
There is also one for January 1, so that the process is complete.Sweet herbs: chamomile, peppermint, mint, basil, anise, follow me and geranium;With seven tablespoons of sugar and some water they will guarantee a prosperous year full of good vibes, at least for those who believe in this ritual.
Having pockets full of money when the bells that announce the end of the year sound mean that money will not need.People tend to fulfill this ritual to which they have been faithful for years, comply or not remain a tradition that will not go out of style soon.
You can spend the whole day with the money in your pocket, or simply put it a few minutes before they are 12, the important thing is that you receive the new year with money in your pocket, the amount already depends on you!
Wheat spikes generally buy or give away for abundance.Either as an ornament at the table or carrying it in hand, the important thing is that it does not miss Christmas dinner or the end of the year.In addition to the power to attract positive things and abundance some believe that they serve to protect the family.
This custom began 3 thousand years ago, when on December 21, in winter in the northern hemisphere, there were bonuses between family and friends.It was the Spaniards who brought this tradition that has become an infallible.
Before the clock marks at 12:00 am on January 1, people light one or more incenses and spread their aroma around homes.This in order to eliminate all the bad energies surrounding each home.