The Little Indian Boy in my Room

This is a true tale. Do not take it lightly. Ghosts do not hang on to places; they hang onto people. That’s until they are finish with their unfinished business.

Every night in my room, around maybe three in the morning, a little Indian ghost boy shows up. His name, he says, is Little Bear Claw. His parents were feuding with another Indian family over some land. He was 18 when he died.

The other family had a beautiful daughter. They fell in love. He would sneak around to see her, to just be with her. He didn’t care if they were born enemies. He knew he loved her. He told his parents he was going to marry her, but they said no. So, at night he would sneak out to meet her, where he proposed. She said yes but she wanted to tell her parents. He told her she couldn’t, because he knew they wouldn’t approve.

So, they made a plan. They were going to run away together. The girl’s family found out. Her …

Rakshasa (Vampires) Existence in Hindu Mythology

According to Hindu mythology, the Rakshasa were considered to be demonic in appearance and their sole intention was to drink blood and eat the flesh of humans. They appeared either very beautiful or quite unattractive in appearance. According to my research, some are said to possess poisonous fingernails, shape-shifting ability, and increased strength and could move at extraordinary speed. On the other hand, there are also sub species of vampires which are the opposite. Does this sound familiar, anyone?

The 20th century romanticized ideology which is currently so popular is contrived in comparison to the observations of my great-grandfather. Vampires are commonly perceived as “evil” or the latest trend in vampirism suggests a level of benevolence, depending on your point of view. It is interesting that vampires are not viewed as possessing a plethora of emotions and attributes’, as being intelligent, possessing a level of morals and beliefs, it is either black or white. Just another reminder of how dominant western ideologies promote certain beliefs and perceptions’ to the detriment of other thoughts which exist …