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Top 6 Bengali supernatural beings you should know about this Halloween

We are all quite familiar with the concept of vampires, zombies, and ghosts, as we see them in all our favourite Hollywood movies, and during Halloween, these monsters are usually what we resort to imitate. And that’s quite sad really, considering how rich our own supernatural folklore is. And so, for this Halloween, here are 6 Bengali supernatural beings your parents warned you about when growing up.

January 21, 2023
January 21, 2023

Ghosts in Bangla literature and culture

“Bhoot”, the Bangla word for ghost, derives from the Sanskrit word Bhūta, referring to living beings and the past. Later, it also came to mean ‘disembodied spirit.’ Ghost stories carry a special tradition in Bangla literature and the root lies in folklore and rural culture.

October 31, 2022
October 31, 2022

Top 6 Bengali supernatural beings you should know about this Halloween

We are all quite familiar with the concept of vampires, zombies, and ghosts, as we see them in all our favourite Hollywood movies, and during Halloween, these monsters are usually what we resort to imitate. And that’s quite sad really, considering how rich our own supernatural folklore is. And so, for this Halloween, here are 6 Bengali supernatural beings your parents warned you about when growing up.

October 12, 2022
October 12, 2022

Clifton Beach

A strange experience by the sea-shore.