The Haunted Japanese Tunnels in Philippines
Desi Horror
by Swathi Rao
5M ago
History is often dark and traumatic. World War 2 in particular was disastrous for several countries. When Japan and USA were at war, a city in Philippines was used as a strategic pawn. A secret underground tunnel system was created by the Japanese. The result was war and hundreds of dead Japanese soldiers whose souls were trapped in these tunnels forever. Narrow, dark and cold tunnels that now carry the weight of these souls ..read more
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A Thai Cemetery That Mixes With The Living
Desi Horror
by Swathi Rao
5M ago
In the 1900s Chinese immigrants were laid to rest in a cemetery in Bangkok. Decades of neglect caused the spirits to be angered and they wandered. Rumours spread and the city intervened in the 1990s. The cemetery became a playground for children, jogging track for adults and a symbol of inclusivity. The spirits have been put back to rest ..read more
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The Haunted Film Set in Malaysia
Desi Horror
by Swathi Rao
5M ago
Crag Hotel is a site that was once a residence, a hotel, a school and then a film set. One piece of land at the top of Penang Hill in Malaysia that lived through so many lives right from the 1800s. It was abandoned and now sits in ruins, weathered over time, waiting for visitors. Folklore deem it to be haunted but is it really the case ..read more
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The Haunting of Holkar Bridge in Pune
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by Swathi Rao
5M ago
To have a haunted bridge in the middle of an IT hub is unusual. The Holkar bridge in India, was built by the Peshwas, a Maratha ruler in the 1800s, it connects the outskirts of Pune to the city and is located right next to a cemetery. Do lost souls wander here at night ..read more
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Folklore from the Maldives part 2 - The story of Dhonkamana
Desi Horror
by Swathi Rao
5M ago
Maldives is more than a tourist destination. We explore more folklore from this region in this episode. In ancient times the realms of spirits and men were separated by a set of laws and spells that were agreed upon by both races according to Maldivian beliefs. But one demon Dhonkamana was different, she made the grave mistake of transforming into a human but did she stay human ..read more
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The Rannamaari monster that is now a diving spot in the Maldives
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by Swathi Rao
5M ago
The Maldives is known for its tourism, turns out there's more to this island country. Rannamaari wreck is a popular diving spot at a luxury resort in the Maldives. But where did it get its name from and what is the story behind this monster ..read more
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The ghostly rumours about Victoria Hospital in Bangalore
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by Swathi Rao
5M ago
A hospital in the middle of the city that opened in 1901 known for healthcare excellence has some rumours going around. Eerie sounds, shadows and a matron that exudes solace are some of the folklore that has been spoken about for decades. How true are they ..read more
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The Pavagada werewolf in Karnataka
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by Swathi Rao
5M ago
In 1983, a region in Karnataka called Pavagada experienced multiple gruesome deaths, most of them were little girls. The police were involved and they launched a manhunt and found nothing. The locals called the creature that caused the deaths, half-man and half-wolf and that it lurked in the shadows ..read more
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99 Door Mansion in Malaysia
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by Swathi Rao
5M ago
A mansion surrounded by a plantation that has 99 doors and was once upon a time a glorious house for a wealthy family now stands tall while its inside is decaying. A dead owner, a witch doctor, and dark entities cloud its past ..read more
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Legal System vs The Supernatural
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by Swathi Rao
5M ago
In an unusual case in India, in the 1950s called 'Orissa vs Ram Bahadur Thapa', a Nepalese domestic help landed in trouble for murdering a woman thinking she was a ghost. Yet the courts acquitted him. How did he escape jail time? Can the supernatural be a valid excuse ..read more
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