If you’re thinking that with the spread of Christianity, the people have renounced their indigenous beliefs, you are wrong! Indigenous beliefs go parallel with Christianity, Margaret remarked.
By Ibankyntiew Mawrie “The greatest question of all is whether our experience on this planet is ‘it’ or whether there is something else. Things in the supernatural realm give support, strangely perhaps, to the things we take on faith” – Art Bell, an American broadcaster and author. To analyse the supernatural traditions and “dark folklore” […]
TURA; April 22: Tormented for no fault of theirs, oppressed and chased away, the family of the five murdered victims of Mrigre witchcraft case are still running in circles pleading the district administration for justice even as they filed a fresh FIR today naming forty odd villagers for adding up to their misfortune. “It is […]
TURA, April 9: Like suspicion and defamation were not enough to ripped a family off their integrity, honour and their loved ones. Murdering someone on the pretext of superstitions is nothing new in Meghalaya. For the past many years, the state has witnessed many an incident where members of the same family were brutally murdered […]
This legend continues to be a part of most Khasi households, even today. It is regarded as a superstition and yet truth and no one could be absolutely certain. A great majority of Khasis believe in the story while some have rubbished it as a mere tale of old. It is said that Khasi folklore records […]
SHILLONG: A land blessed with natural beauty, Meghalaya is home to many sacred forests, each of which has its own tale to tell and myths passed on from generations are perhaps some of the best folklores worth listening and imagining. The popular myth of ‘U Thlen’ is perhaps one of the most talked about stories […]