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Haniwa chickens are found from the very beginning of the custom of placing these sculptures on tombs and they continue right through the period of haniwa use. Chicken form of haniwas appear in greater numbers than finds of other haniwa birds and are distributed from Kagoshima to Iwate Prefectures, a distribution, correlating to the distribution of kofun with haniwa…indicating a Yamato-nation-wide burial custom and Afterlife Worldview.
Rarer than chicken haniwa, the cock is also seen in tomb mural paintings at the helm of a boat heading towards the sun. The emerging from the sacred cave motif in the context Emperor Yao appears in the Korean royal founding myth of Tangun Dangun which suggests an affinity to the above-discussed emerging-from-the-cave traditions. This cave, whose southwest facing entrance is easily accessible from a small fluvial plain ten meters below, is m deep and 22 m high. The surrounding landscape is covered by Manchurian primeval forest.
In recent history, Gaxian Cave is known to have been used as an occasional shelter by Tungusic-speaking Oroqen hunters, the original inhabitants of the region. A study of the cave was initiated in by Prof. MI Wenping, a prominent specialist on Manchurian archaeology and history, who upon his fourth visit to the cave, located on the west wall close to the entrance an engraved inscription comprising 19 lines of Chinese characters. This inscription was in a style typical for the Northern Wei empire and was a passage from the Wei Shu, the dynastic history, records the sending of a mission by the Wei emperor to visit an ancestral temple in his tribal homeland, It also contains a date equivalent to A.
The ethnic group that established the Northern Wei empire is known historically as Tabgach Tuoba and thought to be the descendant of the Sienpi Xianbeiboth of which are believed to have been linguistically related to the later Mongols. Gaxian Cave thus provides tantalizing perspectives on early ethnic migrations in protohistoric Manchuria and Mongolia and the possibility that it may be common ancestral cave temple of the Wei Shu imperial mission, as well as of the Manchurian, Korean people of the Xianbei lineage.
It was said that when the chicken made sound, all evil spirits disappeared. When it eats, it shares its food with others, showing patience.
A rooster stays awake all night and cries at a certain time every morning, giving an impression of trust. Roosters are seen at the Ise Shrinewhere roosters are reminders of the rooster that crowed at dawn just as Amaterasu, the sun goddess was tricked into leaving her cave-grotto.
The earliest long tailed fowl were found in China, but during the 17th century Japan became the centre for their development. The Japanese are said to be experts in keeping their tails growing all season. Japanese Bantam Chickens were first known as Chabo Chickens and are an old and well established ornamental Asian bantam breed. John deSaavedra The white rooster is also a symbol of Lampang a province of Thailand.
The idea of the mondapa has in turn been derived from the ancient temple just named above. A replica of the symbol of the white rooster can be seen adorning the horse carriages running on the streets of Lampang. Often times, this chicken is incorrectly referred to as an Eagle or a Hawk. He was so pleased with the ease at which this bird chicken was hunted, that he decided to settle there and placed rooster on his emblem as opposed to the chicken that was originally hunted.
Initially, the emblem depicted a white Rooster. After generations and generations of being passed down, the rooster began being drawn as a white bird wearing a royal crown, paying respect to the Polish royal monarchs of the past. In later renditions, the original rooster was drawn as resembling a hawk or an eagle; This is what has led to the common modern misconception about the origin of the emblem.
Hmong people are traditionally animists, shamanists and ancestor worshipers with beliefs having been affected in varying degrees by Taoism, Buddhism and Christianity. At the Miao New Year there may be the sacrifice of domestic animals and there may be cockfights. The Hmong of Southeast Guizhou will cover the rooster with a piece of red cloth and then hold it up to worship and sacrifice to the Heaven and the Earth before the cockfight. The Miao are famous for their animal imitation dancing such as the cockfight dancing.
The veneration of the traditional spirits anito is still practised in northern Philippines. Kaharingan, an animist folk religion of the Iban branch of the Dayak people, accepted as a form of Hinduism by the Indonesian government, includes the belief of a supreme deity as well as the rooster and cockfight in relation to that of the spiritual and religious and some with the belief that humans become the fighting cocks of god, with the Iban further believing the rooster and cockfight was introduced to them by god.
Gawai Dayak a festival of the Dayaks includes the cockfight and the waving of a rooster over offerings while asking for guidance and blessings with the rooster being sacrificed and the blood included in spiritual offering, while the Tiwah festival involves the sacrifice of many animals including the chicken as offerings to the Supreme God. Aluk or Aluk To Dolo a sect of Agama Hindu Dharma as a part of religion in Indonesia, within the Toraja society and the people of Tana Toraja, embrace religious rituals such as the funeral ceremony where a sacred cockfight is an integral part of the religious ceremony and considered sacred within that spiritual realm.
In several myths the cock has the power to revive the dead or to make a wish come true and is well known in Torajan cosmology. Out of India and Buddhist iconography In India, hens and roosters were regarded as sun birds.
They were named this way for their chickensong at sunset and by this allegedly warning people that evil spirits began wandering around the earth having just conquered the sun. Signing the end of the night at dawn, the roosters with their crowing were thought to let people know that the sun has gathered its power and conquered the evil spirits.
In India, it is the attribute of Skandha, personification of solar energy — also known as Lord Murugan. The lance called Vel in Tamil is also a weapon closely associated with him. The Vel was given to him by his mother, Parvati, and embodies her energy and power. As He says in the Religion: It is prevalent in the state, especially in the districts of Krishna, Guntur, East Godavari and West Godavari and the Sankranti festival. Cocks and cockfighting have been depicted on Indus valley seals and Tamil cities have been named cock-cities which is believed to have occurred with the migrations of the Dwarakans at about 1, B.
Cock fighting is a traditional pastime, known also as the 43rd Womenfolk were particularly good at the art and gaNikas courtesans of Royal court since the times of Ramayana were trained in the 64 arts including the cock fights.
Despite being forbidden in the Vedic philosophy of sattvic Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism. Theyyam deities are propitiated through the rooster sacrifice where the religious cockfight is a religious exercise of offering blood to the Theyyam gods. In the Madras High Court Bench ordered the rooster fight at Santhapadi and Modakoor Melbegam villages permitted during the Pongal religious festival.
In many parts of India, tribal or folk deities are propitiated through cock sacrifice. With the rambling strutting roosters of the Buddhist temple of Wat Suwankhiri on a Payathonsu cliff near by, during April, Three Pagodas Pass becomes a site of the Songkran Festival with cockfights. Sacred Buddhist amulets are made within that religious schema, created and blessed in various temples in Thailand, many depicting Buddha with cocks in fighting stance, sacred within that religion.
Balinese Hinduism also includes the religious belief of Tabuh Rah, a religious cockfight where a rooster is used in religious custom by allowing him to fight against another rooster in the religious and spiritual cockfight of the Balinese Hinduism spiritual appeasement exercise of Tabuh Rah. The altar and deity Ida Ratu Saung may be seen with a fighting cock in his hand with the spilling of blood being necessary as purification to appease the evil spirits.
Ritual fights usually take place outside the temple proper and follow an ancient and complex ritual as set out in the sacred lontar manuscripts. Cocks in Hinduism Makar Sankranti is a Hindu festival dependent on the position of the sun and celebration of Sankranti who is considered a Deity for Hindus and is celebrated in many ways including worship for the departed ancestors and to worship Saraswati.
In the western Indian state of Gujarat, an event of the Makar Sankranti festival is kozhi kettu, the rooster fight. Kozhi kettu organized as part of religious events are permitted. Feathers have been ruffled and controversy brewed when some Hindu temples used a symbol of a peacock rather than a rooster on their flags for Kavady festivals. It has been the symbol for many years. Cockfights,called tajen, meklecan or ngadu, in Balinese, are part and parcel of temple and purification mecaru ceremonies.
The Tabuh Rah ritual to expel evil spirits always requires a cockfight to spill blood. Tabah Rah literally means pouring blood. There are ancient texts disclosing that the ritual has existed for centuries.When Your Partner Doesn't Trust You - by Jay Shetty
It is mentioned in the Batur Bang Inscriptions I from the year and the Batuan Inscription from the year on the Balinese calendar. The blood of the loser spills on the ground, an offering to the evil spirits.
The origin of cockfights: It is however noted that even long before that time, in Iran, during the Kianian Period, from about B. It is also thought that cockfighting has its origin in the Indus Valley Civilization, and spread from South Asia after the Persian armies conquered India in the 4th century B. The Persians adopted the sport and are thought to be at least partly responsible for its introduction to the Mediterranean basin through military and commercial pursuits. The sea-faring Phoenicians are also thought to be responsible for the widespread distribution of gamefowl from the orient to Africa, the Middle East, and along the European coast source: NA — Orion and his accompanying animal symbol, the Rooster, with both representing the herald of the gods, being their divinely ordained role to communicate messages of the gods.
On the star map the figure of the Rooster was shown below and behind the figure of the True Shepherd, both representing the herald of the gods, in his bird and human forms respectively. In pre-Islamic Arabia, Arab Bedouins attributed generosity to the cock. In Islam, the rooster enjoys a particular veneration.
The Prophet himself is alleged to assert that the white rooster is his friend because it announces the presence of the Angel. Moreover, the Prophet is said to prohibit cursing the rooster, which calls to prayer. In Islamic dream analysis, both snake and rooster are interpreted as symbols of time. And in excavations at Gibeon, near Jerusalem, dating to the seventh century B.
In the Jewish religious practice of Kapparos, a rooster as a religious vessel is swung around the head and then sacrificed on the afternoon before Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement.
In Iran during the Kianian Period, from about B. They are similar to the western concept of ghouls. Betaal are defined as spirits inhabiting cadavers and charnel grounds. These evil spirits may use corpses as vehicles for movement as they no longer decay while so inhabited ; but a Betaal may also leave the corpse at will.
They are usually considered to be benevolent, and said to bestow fertility and wealth upon their devotees. There is a commonly used Bengali idiom - Jokkher Dhon literal meaning: Jokkho's Wealth which actually implies "protecting a beloved person" or "safeguarding precious wealth".
Jinns can be both benevolent or malevolent. Malevolent Jinns Demon can be really evil, and can cause haunting in human residences, empty houses, toilets, lakes, graveyards, morgues, hospitals, and in the wilderness. Some people are also believed to conjure Jinns, and use them to fulfil their evil purposes. Jinns are shape-shifters, and often take the form of a human or animal commonly snake, dog, cat, crow, or bull. Jinns are exorcised by pious people like Imam or Mawlana by reciting chapters from the Quran.
Jinns have the ability to predict future, can read people's thoughts, have extraordinary strength and powers; and a person possessed by a Jinn can also demonstrate such abilities. However, Jinns are dimwitted, foolhardy, aggressive, angry and deceives humans with their lies.
The sweet salespeople in Bangladesh strongly affirm the idea that Jinns come to the sweet shops at late night in human form to buy sweets. Jinns live in clans, and every clan is headed by a King Jinn. Lalbagh Fort near Dhaka is one of the most haunted place in Bangladesh. The Tomb of Pari Bibi who was the daughter of Shaista KhanSubahdar of Bengal, 17th century is one of the three major parts of this fort.
It has been a legend for a long time that in the full moon night, Pari Bibi appear on the fort, singing and dancing. Another well-known haunting myth of Lalbagh Fort is the ghost of a man on his horse, who gets in and out of the fort at night.
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They say this apparition actually goes for his prayers. Normally, prayer time starts around 5 am. However, when people see this ghost, they hear the call for prayer coming from the prayer room at around 3 am, which is absurd.
When they rush to see what is happening inside the prayer room, they find it completely empty. In other rumours, there is a hidden passageway to Agra presently in India from this fort. Local legends say, whoever found this passageway and entered it, has never returned. However, the doorways that claimed to have connected to Agra had been sealed long ago by the British rulers after a mystical occurrence happened to an investigation team.
The team was searching for the end of the hidden passageway with their dogs chained by the team members. First they sent their dogs to enter the dark passage but when they pulled their chain they saw the dogs disappeared. The British rulers also sent some elephants in this tunnel, but according to legend, none of them ever returned.
The famous Foy's Lake in Chittagong is known for its long-standing reputation of being haunted. People experienced two different kinds of female entities around the lake. One of them is a spirit of black shadowy woman, who attacked on people. Another is a spirit of a young woman who warned people of the dangers about the black shadowy female entity.
Black shadowy woman is reported to be seen mainly on the old side of the lake, sitting on the curve of two hills.
Dhaka Airport Road also have legends of haunting for a long time. While driving on this road, people see a lady suddenly appear out of nowhere at the middle of the road, and while they push hard break to stop, they loose control and face an accident. However, the women seem to disappear completely. The woman is spotted most of the time in this road between Nikunjo and Biman office at night.
Many people claim to hear a baby crying in midnight from within the graveyards. Very unpleasant odour is experienced sometimes. Many have reported that they felt as if they were being followed by an invisible entity at night while walking beside the Banani Graveyard.
A group of paranormal investigators Dhaka Paranormal Society found all sorts of devil-worshipping signs and kind of scriptures written all over the walls at an under-construction apartment in Old DOHS Banani. One of the investigators had also been scratched by an invisible entity at that location. Flat number 8f of Sukonna Tower is said to be haunted by a little boy.
The place has been empty for 3 years, and at times lights can be seen inside the apartment, but there is no electricity connection in that flat. Apartment in Uttara Sector 3, Dhaka: There is an apartment in Sector-3 which harbors a very ill-motivated spirit. On the 2nd and 3rd floor apartments, people can hear screaming sounds at night time. Some are also awakened from their sleep by objects moving and also having their legs pulled by something invisible.
Purbo Nayatola Rail Crossing, Dhaka: With the common crisis of missing infants, the rail crossing in Purbo Nayatola sprouted a mystery to chill the bones. A woman is told to wander the lines frantically looking for her son, and actually asking those who are present in the vicinity. With no confirmations of disruptive behaviour so far, this tale was confirmed when the rail master of the crossing himself faced this mysterious woman, their encounter concluding with her instant disappearance once he followed her.
A second floor flat in an apartment complex on Dhanmondi road number 27 is said to be the place where an exorcism has been conducted. Vacant for over many years now, new tenants were unable to stay in the apartment for long because of numerous unusual occurrences, physical and psychological.
The humble rumours originally begin with the suicide of a woman inside the apartment itself. Located at Bakshibazar in Old Dhakathere is a very eerie-looking temple in the boundary of a dilapidated Hindu house. There are various rumours associated with the century-old, derelict Hindu houses in and around Old Dhaka. Of this particular house, it is said that a white clad lady comes out of the temple at midnight and roams around the house.
The pond adjoining Shahidullah Hall at Dhaka University campus is believed to be haunted. In the last 30 years, at least people drowned in this old pond. These deaths are believed to be caused by something paranormal because people who can swim don't usually drown in such small pond. Because of this reason, Dhaka University authority has put up a signboard mentioning that swimming and bathing are not allowed in that pond.
The employee who put up that signboard has reported that on that night he had a nightmare where he saw an old witch with very long hair saying that he has taken away her food and that's why he has to pay for it.
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The scared employee left his job afterwards. This old building has been deserted for a long time because it is rumoured to be haunted. All people who rented this house have faced paranormal experiences. Many people have seen someone swinging in the swing at the downstairs balcony late at night near am.
Moreover, sounds of people can be heard from the roof-top, when no one is there. It is heard, that many years ago the landlord's daughter who had mental health issues, committed suicide in this house and the paranormal incidents are happening ever since. This is among one of the most notoriously haunted houses in Dhaka since the s. People who lived and worked in that house have reported paranormal incidents, bad luck, and unnatural accidents in their lives.
An exorcist also reportedly died in that house while performing exorcising ritual.
The house is over a couple of hundred years old, and previously belonged to a Hindu tax-collector of erstwhile Dhaka district named Jagat Das. There are twin ponds called Bhobani and Rukshar, and rumour has it that there used to be a Hindu cremation ground in the spot of one of the ponds.
With the land apparently being haunted by evil spirits, the whole compound is extremely infamous among the locals. People reportedly experience Nishir Daak Call of the Night Spiritand also seen a tall glowing figure of a woman with burning eyes climbing on a tree, who tends to attack her victims.
The workers protested by demanding rapid action to remove a ghost, which some workers claimed had attacked them in the ladies' washroom, making them terrified and hysterical. Medical experts contended that the workers were experiencing Mass psychogenic illness. However, special prayers were held, and food was distributed among the poor to 'drive away' the alleged ghostly entity.
The highway connecting Dhaka and Chittagong near Mirsharai, Chittagong has very scary haunted stories.
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At night, the truck drivers have experienced a real chilling experience while travelling through that particular spot. They have seen a person at the middle of the road waiting to take a hitch, and they ended up experiencing some kind of paranormal incident. The temple is said to be guarded by a spirit being who takes human form and appear to unsuspecting tourist after dark, and claims to be the Priest of this temple.
Locals believe people never come back after being hypnotised by this spirit being if they are alone after dusk in this area. This silver sand beach has a reputation of being haunted.
People complained that they have heard mysterious footsteps and eerie sounds of screaming near them. When they tried to follow, they found something actually trying to get them in the water. A couple explained their feelings of being watched all time when they were walking after sunset. The ghost of an old sailor has been seen by many tourists and local people. All of them saw the old sailor on his boat in the deep sea. Some people have claimed to see a number of sailors in their small boats in the sea at a distance.
They claimed those to be apparitions as no one was reported sailing during those times. Rakhaine settlers believe this beach to be haunted. Fater Jungle in Kuakata is also a haunted location. Rumours among the Rakhaine people say that in the late s a father and son from Musullipara village at Kuakata went into the deep forest of Gangamati by the Bay of Bengal to collect fuel wood. At one point the duo felt thirsty. Customarily, both started to dig the sandy surface with their hands and soon hit something hard.
As they removed the sand over a small area, they sensed that they hit something precious for the emerging wooden structure glittered with golden decorative sheets. The duo, with their wood cutting machete dismantled the golden bits and then started to dig further for more.
The more they dug, more of the metals emerged from what it looked like a very large wooden boat buried under the sand. As the sun was about to set, both decided to call it a day and left the place promising to return early morning the following day. But the daylight never came for the father and son.
During the night both died under mysterious circumstances, prompting widespread gossip. Soon people learnt about the buried boat in the forest laden with gold. The unexplained deaths of the father and son, who had collected "gold" from the mysterious boat, triggered another rumour suggesting that the boat was cursed and haunted.
Till today many people in Kuakata believe that anyone trying to explore the gold-laden boat would face the same fate of the father and son. The pathway is said to be haunted by the people who were buried in the graveyard. There is a cremation ground in Mollar Hat, which is also believed to be haunted.
The marshy wetland is said to be a place of Jinns. There are three Hindu temples on the wetland, where different kinds of paranormal phenomenon happen.
The visitors of BARD get an eerie feeling. Some smell rotting flesh and an old man is said to haunt the grounds. A huge farmhouse in Comilla is reported to have a lot of paranormal activities at night. Black shadow hits people and scratches them. Paranormal entities are seen by paranormal investigators and EVP recordings have confirmed the place to be haunted. Aliapur Village in Chuadanga: In every new-moon, from 12 to 3 am, a group of dogs circle around the Aliapur village.
Many people have seen these dogs, but the strange thing is that they can only be seen at nights of the new-moon. Once a group of young men from the village tried to investigate the matter, and two of them were seriously wounded by dog-bites. They reported that the dogs walked in a line with the same pace. The dogs were dark black in colour, and their eyes had a kind of bluish tint.
National library which is situated in Belvedere Estate premise is believed to be the most haunted place in Kolkata. It is only known for two things - first, its rare collection of books and the letters is - its haunted incidents. Regular visitors reported some eerie incidents about this haunted place. Some has heard the sound of footsteps coming from no where while others felt close breathing noise near them when they did not place the books at their right place.
People believe it is the soul of governor's wife- Lady Metcalfe. She loved cleanliness and hated when somebody did not put things in its right place. In central Kolkata, there exists one of the oldest ghats, where dead bodies are burned according to Hindu rituals.
It is one of such haunted places in Kolkata where people fear to enter in nights of Kali Puja when goddess Kali is evoked in late hours of night. Aghoris visit this place on late night hours and eat remaining flesh of burning pyre and use them to evoke occult powers. Located in a remote Santhal-dominated village of Purulia district in West Bengal, this station is reportedly haunted by a white-sari draped spectral, the ghost of a lady who was run over by a train there. She has been seen dancing on the platforms and wandering along the tracks, and the sight has allegedly caused the death of a railway employee.
However, these reports were rubbished by the government and the station was reopened in after being deserted for 42 years. Metro drivers and passengers have reported to see eerie unclear figures passing the track, given, the track has a current of V. Legend has it that those are the spirits of people who died due to the suicides.
Being one of the oldest cemetery and nature's beauty bestowed here, this place is a famous tourist spot in Kolkata. This burial ground was constructed inand most of the graves are of British soldiers. This place is considered spooky, but spirits do not annoy any visitor. There are only few reports in favor of this place being haunted.
According to one, a group who went to take photographs, saw a shadow in white dress. Soon he got an asthma attack even though not being Asthmatic and the others had fallen ill. In that cemetery is the grave of Sir W. Mac Naghten, whose body was ripped apart in Afghanistan. Later, his wife had assembled the remaining pieces of his body, brought to Kolkata and buried here in this cemetery.
Apparently, if someone narrates this incident near his grave, then huge tree above his grave shivers. There is a story about a race-maniac called George Williams, and his pearl white mare called 'Pride'. Pride was queen of tracks, and won countless races and trophies for George.
George loved him beyond anything. In the lapse of time, Pride started turning old and weak. One day she lost the annual Calcutta Derby, and in the following morning she was found dead on the tracks.
Since then, on moonlit Saturday nights, people may spot a charming white mare galloping across the race course. Located at Ahiritola just opposite the vast Ganges, this huge building with dolls of archaic, Roman designs adorning the terrace is sure to send a thrilling chill through anyone's spine just by a look of it. Although this building is still inhabited by some people, no one dares to live in the upper stories of the building, especially post-dusk.
People feel creepy presence of the unseen everywhere while they are inside the palatial structure. Apparently, this place was originally inhabited by wealthy zamindars who would sexually exploit women in here—and, it is their souls which hover around this place.
This is one of the most ancient buildings in Kolkata. It was constructed by Governor General Warren Hastings, and later it became the Governor's residence. Now, Calcutta University runs a women's college here. Many students have complained about spooky, paranormal incidents happening to them. Some claimed to see an old English man believed to be Warren Hastings on horse asking for some files while others have spectated the ghost of a boy who died years ago in the campus playing football.
Writers Building was a residence of junior servants and administrative staffs. Today it is Secretariat of West Bengal Government. None of the office staff take the risk of working late evening here. People who live near this building often listen sudden outcry, giggles and screams during midnight.
Number of countless deaths occurred here, either due to suicide or drowning accidents. Wrestlers who practice daily on Mullick Ghat and Zanana bathing ghat in early morning hours 3 AMsee someone's hands above water as if they are seeking help. People who fell in their trap and tries to help them never return. Dow Hill in Kurseong is one of the most haunted places in West Bengal.
A number of murders have taken place in the Dow Hill forest that has left an eerie feeling in the atmosphere. Many locals have also heard footsteps in the corridors of Victoria Boys School during the December—March vacations, when no one is supposed to be inside. On the stretch that links Dow Hill to the forest office, woodcutters and labourers have reported seeing a headless boy walking for several yards and disappearing into the forest.
The old, abandoned palatial house of a zamindar is believed to be haunted by the local villagers. Even many students are said to be afraid to attend classes in a school located beside its boundary wall. Various myths and ghost stories surrounding the ruins of palaces of Muslim nawabs, mosques and cemeteries are very much popular among local residents as well as among tourists. In popular culture[ edit ] Ghosts, other similar supernatural entities, as well as tales of paranormal powers such as clairvoyance, psychic phenomenon etc.
Some classic literature and folk-lore are also based on such plot. The number of Bengali films of this genre are small in number compared to the western world. Some radio and TV programs also feature stories of people's paranormal experiences. Common people of both Bangladesh and West Bengal love the supernatural thrills, and the personal stories of people's paranormal experiences are hot topics for gossip, rumours and hangout discussions among friends and family.