The Occult Archive

  • In Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment, the character Svidrigailov gets a visit from the wife he has murdered. “You’ve forgotten to wind the dining room clock,” she tells him. Ghosts in Russia are not always so pragmatic. Some of them are quite frightening. Some ghosts are part of traditional folklore. One […]

    Russian Ghosts & Superstitions!

    In Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment, the character Svidrigailov gets a visit from the wife he has murdered. “You’ve forgotten to wind the dining room clock,” she tells him. Ghosts in Russia are not always so pragmatic. Some of them are quite frightening. Some ghosts are part of traditional folklore. One […]

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  • Navajo Ghost Witchcraft & Tabbos: Do not cross the path of a coyote because you will have band luck or be in danger. Do not go where you hear an owl hoot at night, or look at an owl in the daylight because owls are spies for the evil spirits. […]

    Navajo Ghosts, Witchcraft & Taboos!

    Navajo Ghost Witchcraft & Tabbos: Do not cross the path of a coyote because you will have band luck or be in danger. Do not go where you hear an owl hoot at night, or look at an owl in the daylight because owls are spies for the evil spirits. […]

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  • The legend of La Llorona (pronounced “LAH yoh ROH nah”), Spanish for the Weeping Woman, has been a part of Hispanic culture in the Southwest since the days of the conquistadores. The tall, thin spirit is said to be blessed with natural beauty and long flowing black hair. Wearing a […]

    La Llorona – ”The Weeping Woman”

    The legend of La Llorona (pronounced “LAH yoh ROH nah”), Spanish for the Weeping Woman, has been a part of Hispanic culture in the Southwest since the days of the conquistadores. The tall, thin spirit is said to be blessed with natural beauty and long flowing black hair. Wearing a […]

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  • MENTION THE USE of a Ouija board to a paranormal research group these days and you’ll get a lot of head shaking and statements about “opening portals” and “demonic entities”. Mention it to religious fundamentalists and you’ll practically see them shudder and back away on shaky legs, as if the […]

    How To Use A Ouija Board (Not For Everyone)!

    MENTION THE USE of a Ouija board to a paranormal research group these days and you’ll get a lot of head shaking and statements about “opening portals” and “demonic entities”. Mention it to religious fundamentalists and you’ll practically see them shudder and back away on shaky legs, as if the […]

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  • There is strong magick in Herbs. Their use in ritual and ceremonial workings is invaluable. They may be used to cleanse and purify everything. You can consume them, burn them on charcoal, bathe with them, or offer them as sacrifice. Here you will find some of the magical properties associated […]

    Magical Properties In Common Herbs & Spices!

    There is strong magick in Herbs. Their use in ritual and ceremonial workings is invaluable. They may be used to cleanse and purify everything. You can consume them, burn them on charcoal, bathe with them, or offer them as sacrifice. Here you will find some of the magical properties associated […]

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  • In An Exorcist Tells His Story, the Chief Exorcist of Rome, Fr. Gabriele Amorth categorizes demonic activity into ordinary and extraordinary. The former is simply temptation, while the latter is broken down into the six main categories listed below. Fr. Amorth’s work strives to remind everyone – especially priests and […]

    6 Types Of Extraordinary Demonic Activity!

    In An Exorcist Tells His Story, the Chief Exorcist of Rome, Fr. Gabriele Amorth categorizes demonic activity into ordinary and extraordinary. The former is simply temptation, while the latter is broken down into the six main categories listed below. Fr. Amorth’s work strives to remind everyone – especially priests and […]

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  • A psychic detective is defined as a person who investigates crimes by using their claimed paranormal psychic abilities. A number of people claim they have psychic abilities that have allowed them to assist police in solving kidnapping and murder cases, or locating a corpse. Police departments generally state they do […]

    Psychic Detectives!

    A psychic detective is defined as a person who investigates crimes by using their claimed paranormal psychic abilities. A number of people claim they have psychic abilities that have allowed them to assist police in solving kidnapping and murder cases, or locating a corpse. Police departments generally state they do […]

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  • Eccentric millionaire Fredrick Loren and his 4th wife, Annabelle, have invited 5 people to the house on Haunted Hill for a “haunted House” party. Whoever will stay in the house for one night will earn ten thousand dollars each. As the night progresses, all the guests are trapped inside the […]

    Watch ”The House On Haunted Hill”

    Eccentric millionaire Fredrick Loren and his 4th wife, Annabelle, have invited 5 people to the house on Haunted Hill for a “haunted House” party. Whoever will stay in the house for one night will earn ten thousand dollars each. As the night progresses, all the guests are trapped inside the […]

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  • Fact or fantasy? Readers’ fascinating stories of meetings with the strange wee folk MANY CULTURES AROUND the world have their legends and folklore about “little people” – elves, fairies, gnomes, elementals, or simply the “wee folk”. In Scandinavia they are the Tomte or Nisse; the Nimerigar, Yunwi Tsundi, and Mannegishi […]

    Fascinating Stories Of Meetings With The Strange Wee Folk!

    Fact or fantasy? Readers’ fascinating stories of meetings with the strange wee folk MANY CULTURES AROUND the world have their legends and folklore about “little people” – elves, fairies, gnomes, elementals, or simply the “wee folk”. In Scandinavia they are the Tomte or Nisse; the Nimerigar, Yunwi Tsundi, and Mannegishi […]

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  • A splended tour of eleven haunted loacations across the U.S. weaving interviews with archival accounts.

    Hauntings In America!

    A splended tour of eleven haunted loacations across the U.S. weaving interviews with archival accounts.

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