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Hungry Ghost, Angry Ghost

Friday, July 17th, 2009

Authors Note : Do you ever wonder why people usually burn offerings in front of their houses every year during the Hungry Ghost Festival? For further read, you can refer to one article I wrote before here. But did they tell you that once you start to burning offerings, that you should continue doing it every year and it has to be in a proper manner? Here’s a story about a lady who learnt it the hard way.

My friend just recently got married and moved into a new house together with her husband. This year, it was slightly different not only because it was a new environment, new family and new house to begin with. But it everything seemed new to her so it was no surprise when it came to Hungry Ghost Festival, that she had to learn to burn offerings in front of her house.

On that fateful day, she was rushing out for dinner and thought of following the yearly tradition that her mother had passed on to her and prepared the hell notes, candles and some sweets placed nicely in front of her house. After burning some hell notes, her husband rushed her to hurry up with the process for they have dinner that night and thinking that she is done, my friend left the pile of ashes.

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Toyol in Batu Pahat, Johor

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

This story is a courtesy from Siti

This happened a few years back. It happened in my hometown at Batu Pahat, Johor. I was actually taking a break after graduation and staying at home seemed like the perfect choice as I was always away staying at the hostel studying. During that time my grandmother’s sister’s daughter had just married a man from Kedah. They then built a simple house next to their mother’s house which is situated just opposite of my parents house. The house is such a way build that the back of my house is facing the front porch of their house.

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One evening around 6.45pm as the surrounding was getting quite darker, I went to the back of the house to gather the clothes where my mother would put up the washed clothes to to be dried.There was still light and I could swear that my eyes were not playing tricks on me. I was standing at the placed marked “x” when at first I notice a small naked boy running back and forth their porch. The little boy was bald and had no clothes on, naked it seems. As I was busy picking the dried clothes, I wonder to myself if it was their son. But then they’ve just gotten married and I thought I remembered my mother telling me that the man was a bachelor.

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A Short Story – Lover’s Black Magic

Saturday, June 27th, 2009

It is said that there was a newly wed couple that was happily married in my hometown. During honeymoon, both had decided to travel somewhere romantic and chose a beach as their travel destination. After the honeymoon, things started changing. More specifically, the wife was no longer a happy woman.

At first it began with a minor sick, then after that, she started vomiting very badly. She had vomited so often in just a few days that her husband had no choice but to send her to the hospital. The doctors however could not detect what went wrong with her and the family members decided to get some second opinion with the witch doctors. Many they seek stood beside the husband and told him that his wife stands no chance of survival as the curse was too strong and unfamiliar with this curse.

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