spirits Archive

  • These TRUE Ghost Stories from the Middle East will have you cowering in fear of the Real Djinn and Real Demons that might be making your home a real haunted house. Darkness Prevails Presents these real horror stories of the middle east about real djinn or jinn, a real demon […]

    3 True Ghost Stories From The Middle East!

    These TRUE Ghost Stories from the Middle East will have you cowering in fear of the Real Djinn and Real Demons that might be making your home a real haunted house. Darkness Prevails Presents these real horror stories of the middle east about real djinn or jinn, a real demon […]

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  • Did you know that Sadako (the ghostly killer from “The Ring”) and other figures from Japanese horror movies/ghost stories are a unique kind of spirit called a Yūrei? These are ghosts that have a long and fascinating history here in Japan. This is my attempt at a brief introduction to […]

    “The Yūrei”: An Introduction To The Japanese Ghost!

    Did you know that Sadako (the ghostly killer from “The Ring”) and other figures from Japanese horror movies/ghost stories are a unique kind of spirit called a Yūrei? These are ghosts that have a long and fascinating history here in Japan. This is my attempt at a brief introduction to […]

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  • In traditional belief and fiction, a ghost (sometimes known as a spectre (British English) or specter (American English), phantom, apparition or spook) is the soul or spirit of a dead person or animal that can appear, in visible form or other manifestation, to the living. Descriptions of the apparition of […]

    The Most Haunted Graveyards In Britain!

    In traditional belief and fiction, a ghost (sometimes known as a spectre (British English) or specter (American English), phantom, apparition or spook) is the soul or spirit of a dead person or animal that can appear, in visible form or other manifestation, to the living. Descriptions of the apparition of […]

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  • Although there was hostility towards witchcraft and sorcery well before the 16th century, it is in this time period where we see religious and legal punishment juxtaposed with the increasing use and enjoyment of special effects in plays to convey magic and the supernatural. Laws and statues against witchcraft were […]

    Shakespeare’s Fascination With The Supernatural!

    Although there was hostility towards witchcraft and sorcery well before the 16th century, it is in this time period where we see religious and legal punishment juxtaposed with the increasing use and enjoyment of special effects in plays to convey magic and the supernatural. Laws and statues against witchcraft were […]

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  • Ghosts are believed to be wandering souls and are thought by Vietnamese people to have an impact on their daily lives. Many of the beliefs and practices surrounding ghosts parallel those held in relations to ancestor worship. Key terms Ghosts in Vietnam are known by the following names: ma, hồn, […]

    Ghosts In Vietnamese Culture!

    Ghosts are believed to be wandering souls and are thought by Vietnamese people to have an impact on their daily lives. Many of the beliefs and practices surrounding ghosts parallel those held in relations to ancestor worship. Key terms Ghosts in Vietnam are known by the following names: ma, hồn, […]

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  • All cultures in the world have their own stories for the paranormal, Turkey is certainly no exception! The more we deny its existence the more we seem to know about it. Fortune Tellers Gypsies: They will usually find you at a park with a bag of beans called ‘Bakla’. As […]

    Turkish Superstitions & Beliefs!

    All cultures in the world have their own stories for the paranormal, Turkey is certainly no exception! The more we deny its existence the more we seem to know about it. Fortune Tellers Gypsies: They will usually find you at a park with a bag of beans called ‘Bakla’. As […]

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  • A Toyol or Tuyul is a mythical spirit in Malay mythology of South-East Asia, especially in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Singapore. Names It is sometimes called the “Kwee Kia” in Hokkien. In Thailand, they are called Koman-tong (Male) and Koman-lay (Female). In Philippines they have a similar child spirit […]

    The Gruesome Toyol Of South East Asia!

    A Toyol or Tuyul is a mythical spirit in Malay mythology of South-East Asia, especially in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Singapore. Names It is sometimes called the “Kwee Kia” in Hokkien. In Thailand, they are called Koman-tong (Male) and Koman-lay (Female). In Philippines they have a similar child spirit […]

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  • In a world of Paranormal Activity, The Witch and the rise of progressive Satanists, where is the love for Jewish possessions, demons, and hauntings? Jewish demons demand respect too. A religion over 3000 years old has compelling stories that take a look at the darker side of Judaism and the […]

    The World Of Jewish Female Demons & Spirits!

    In a world of Paranormal Activity, The Witch and the rise of progressive Satanists, where is the love for Jewish possessions, demons, and hauntings? Jewish demons demand respect too. A religion over 3000 years old has compelling stories that take a look at the darker side of Judaism and the […]

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  • It’s hard losing someone who you were close with. I don’t even need to tell you that I’m sure. We’ve all lost someone. It’s a harsh reality of life. But even though they’re physically gone, they can still be near us from time to time. These are signs your deceased […]

    5 Signs A Deceased Loved One Is Nearby You!

    It’s hard losing someone who you were close with. I don’t even need to tell you that I’m sure. We’ve all lost someone. It’s a harsh reality of life. But even though they’re physically gone, they can still be near us from time to time. These are signs your deceased […]

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  • Cursed poems, cursed flash animations, cursed dreams, cursed mirrors and a whole slew of demons, these are the top 30 creepiest japanese urban legends. Japanese urban legends (都市伝説 Toshi Densetsu) are enduring modern folktales of either: paranormal creatures and their attacks on (usually) innocent victims; or non-supernatural, widespread rumours in […]

    30 Japanese Urban Legends!

    Cursed poems, cursed flash animations, cursed dreams, cursed mirrors and a whole slew of demons, these are the top 30 creepiest japanese urban legends. Japanese urban legends (都市伝説 Toshi Densetsu) are enduring modern folktales of either: paranormal creatures and their attacks on (usually) innocent victims; or non-supernatural, widespread rumours in […]

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