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Exorcism at the ghost fair

February 5, 2013

Malajapur, India

By Danish Siddiqui

Malajpur is a small but not ordinary village in central India. In fact it is probably the only village in India which has been hosting a ghost fair for the past several years. People from across the country come to this fair to get rid of ‘evil spirits’ that they claim to be possessed by.

Ghosts, goblins? Many Americans are believers

October 30, 2010

halloween (Photo: Halloween in Shanghai October 29, 2010/Aly Song)

Ghosts and goblins are more than Halloween decorations or costumes for many Americans who confessed they believe in the supernatural and returning from the grave.

Ghosts, astrology, New Age: you name it, Americans believe it

December 10, 2009

Although most Americans are Christian and many are devout, that hasn’t stopped some members of the flock from believing in astrology, reincarnation or the ability of trees to trap spiritual energy.