Malaysian's TheStar.com.my has a list of Malaysian ghosts with brief descriptions. Pontianak or kuntilanak - A type of vampire in Malay folklore. Langsuir - A version of pontianak but said to be the deadliest banshee in Malay folklore. Manananggal - The spirit of an older, beautiful woman capable of severing its upper torso to fly into the night with huge bat wings … [Read more...]
Ghosts are the souls or spirits of the dead that can visit the realm of the living in folklore and fiction. Often, ghosts are depicted as invisible, translucent, or barely perceptible. Read articles about ghosts below.
Apparently some owners of a Japanese restaurant have filed a lawsuit saying they don't want to move into Church Street Station because it's haunted, according to the Orlando Sentinel. Christopher and Yoko Chung were all set last year to move their popular sushi restaurant across the street into the building at 125 Church St., which once housed Lili Marlene's Aviator's Pub & … [Read more...]
Dictionnaire Infernal - Collin de Plancy (1863) (paraphrased) Ribesal, aka Rubezal, is a specter at the summit of the Risemberg, according to the people of Silesia. He is responsible for suddenly covering the mountain with clouds and he excites tempers. Reader Comments - thanks to Renata: Hi, after reading through your website (which is very well done)I came to your … [Read more...]
In Hindu mythology, the Pretas are the spirits of dead people that inhabit Preta-Loka, the realm of tortured spirits. These are the spirits that had committed wrongful deeds in a former life and have been committed to the circle of perpetual hunger. Some are said to animate dead bodies and inhabit graveyards. In total, there are thirty-six classes of Pretas, some only … [Read more...]
Dictionnaire Infernal - Collin de Plancy (1863) (paraphrased) Picollus was revered by the ancient inhabitants of Prussia. He was offered the head of a dead man and a tallow was burned in his honor. He would appear to important people during their last days. If he was not appeased, he would appear a second and finally a third time, when only human blood would mollify … [Read more...]