Paranormal

Do the dead come back to visit their family on the 7th day?

Paranormal

It is a belief passed down from Chinese customs that on the 7th day after the passing of the person, they would be brought back by underworld officials (in chains) to visit their family members. During the funeral, the Taoist master would calculate the exact date (as on some occassions it may not fall on [...]

A story of love black magic (sihir pengasih)

Paranormal

Love magic (sihir kasih) is a form of black magic that is performed to make someone fall in love with the person. I know of a true story of someone who got cast with a love spell and it took her 10 years before the issue could be completely resolved. However, the ending of this [...]

When the house you live in is haunted

Paranormal

Yesterday was the Hungry Ghost festival day (14th day of the 7th Chinese lunar month). I thought about writing on what to do if one discover that the place one live in is or possibly could be haunted. This is through my own experience, as well as people I know who share with me their [...]

How a bidan and a bomoh saved my life

Health, Paranormal

Help can come in unexpectedly in life. Do you know that my life was saved by a bidan (midwife/assistance nurse) and a bomoh (Malay medium)? During the initial stages when my mom was pregnant with me, a doctor had diagnosed my mom as having a molar pregnancy (meaning just a lump of meat growing and [...]

Haunted office buildings in PJ and KL

Paranormal

You may be surprised that office buildings in the city may have their own scary stories. These stories are usually known internally amongst some employees. But usually you would get to know more if you are close to the security guards or long time janitors. When I tell paranormal incidents, it is not with the [...]

Drowning due to water spirits/ghosts

Paranormal

My late dad worked in the press for more than 2 decades. He said sometimes when people or children go and swim at unused mining pools, lakes, swimming pools, river and sea…and drowned, it may be due to them being pulled down by a vengeful water spirit. These were based on some new reports he [...]

True Paranormal midwife delivery stories

Paranormal

These stories that I share below had really happened. Back in the late 1960s, my mother took up additional midwife certification after she qualified as a staffnurse. She did her training in Butterworth, Penang for a year. Back in the 60s, Butterworth was largely undeveloped with forests and plantations. One of the requirements to qualify [...]