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1. the cardinal number that is the sum of six and one and is a prime number
2. a numeral, 7, VII, etc., representing this number
3. the amount or quantity that is one greater than six

What does it mean when you dream about the number seven?

In numerology, seven represents music and psychic abilities. It is also a mystical number; in Hinduism and Christianity it is the number of God.

Nanakusa Matsuri (Seven Herbs or Grasses Festival)

January 7
A Japanese ceremony dating back to the ninth century, also called Wakana-setsu or " Festival of Young Herbs," or Jin-jitsu " Man Day " because it occurs on the zodiacal day for "man." After an offering to the clan deity in the morning, participants partake of nanakusa gayu, a rice gruel seasoned with seven different herbs that is said to have been served for its medicinal value to the young prince of the Emperor Saga (ruled 810-824). The herbs are shepherd's-purse, chickweed, parsley, cottonweed, radish, as well as herbs known as hotoke-no-za and aona in Japanese.
DictFolkMyth-1984, p. 540
FolkWrldHol-1999, p. 83


symbolizes good luck in ancient and modern societies. [World Culture: Jobes, 1421–1422]
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