A bakechochin ( also Chōchin-obake ) is in Japanese folklore, a ghost lantern carried by ghosts, or obake. Bakechochin means ...
birds In mythology and folklore, messengers to the gods, Death Omens, the souls of the dead, and carriers of the ...
Blue-cap (also Blue-bonnet) In the folklore of Britain, a mine spirit who assisted the miners and expected to be paid ...
Bridge of Souls
A motif in folklore and mythology that is a heavenly path by which the souls of the dead travel to ...
Broom in Ghost Lore
In the folklore of Eastern Europe and northern Italy, placing a broom beneath one’s pillow will keep away witches and ...
Caul in Ghost Lore
A caul is a thin membrane of amniotic fluid, which sometimes inexplicably remains covering the head of a newborn child ...
Charms against Ghosts
Charms against ghosts : Folklore the world over is replete with ways to ward off ghosts, prevent them from entering ...
Crossroads in Ghost Lore
crossroads The meeting and parting of ways are widely associated with magic, the appearances and activities of Demons, the Devil, ...
Bad Dead Smell - Native American legend that explains why the dead are not resurrected back to life. According to ...
Death cars are afolklore motif in which a car carries an ineradicable SMELL of death because a previous owner died ...
Death omens are in folklore, portents of a person’s impending death. Every culture has its own unique death omens. Death ...
Exorcism in ghost lore
Exorcism is the expulsion of Ghosts, spirits, Demons or other entities possessing or disturbing a human being or a place ...
Feasts and Festivals of the Dead
Feasts and festivals of the dead are celebrations that are part of the cycle of funerary activities in tribal societies ...
A fetch is in Irish and English folklore, the term for one’s Double, an apparition of a living person. The ...
A funayuhrei is in Japanese folklore, a Ghost ship that travels silently at night or in thick fog. It appears ...
The gashadokuro are in Japanese folklore, the ghosts of people who have starved to death. The gashadokuro (“starving skeleton”) appears ...
A goblin is a small, hideous, and often mischievous or evil spirit. The prefi x “hob” is sometimes used to ...
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