Evil Spirits


I went to the temple today morning where Panditji had to perform Havan. I had visited this temple earlier on the recommendation of someone known in our family. This temple is known for accomplishment of your wishes. You make a wish and it will be done.

The Sankat Mochan temple is located near sector 22 of Rohini area. It does not occupy much area but whatever area it occupies is kept clean and hundreds of devotees throng this temple every Tuesday and Saturday with very long queues spreading over half a kilometer. On other days you will not find anyone outside the temple premises.

I reached with my wife at 8.15 which was 15 minutes earlier than the scheduled time. We touched our forehead on the entrance stair and saw about 10 people waiting inside in front of the main area where prominent idols of God and Goddess were kept. I inquired from the Panditji inside there when Sharma Panditji would come to perform Havan. He told us to sit and wait on the mat lying on the floor.

Five minutes later another Panditji came and was sitting on a desk. He called each of us and asked to pay Rs 551 and give yellow slip issued on our first visit. He marked the slip with his sign and entered details in register. We now had to go upstairs.

We went upstairs and sat on large mat lying on the left side of the room. Assistance was arranging for the things to be kept for each one of us. Sharma Panditji came in next 10 minutes. Some other arrangements had also to be done.

Finally Puja started at 9.30 which an hour later than the scheduled time. There were 11 small mats for each one of us. We sat on the mats facing one another and Puja started. We all had to keep our eyes closed with both hands folded near our heart. Within 5 minutes of starting of Puja, I could sense noise of breath being taken by someone that was sounding like ghost.

I kept my eyes shut. Sharma Panditji was enchanting mantras and we had to remember our God and Goddess whom we worship daily.

Images of Lord Vishnu, Brahma and Shiva and Goddess Durga, Saraswati and Laxmiji came to my mind. But..

Within seconds my mind again diverted to breathing sound that was becoming louder and hollowed as if it was echoing. I could not remain my eyes shut and open my eyes.

I was frightened to see the girl sitting in the opposite line. She was shaking and her head was moving in circular motion first clockwise and then clockwise. 2 minutes later the girl sitting exactly opposite me also started shaking and her hands and legs were shaking. Sharma Panditji called people who had come with these girls and were sitting on the large mat. They were asked to take girls outside the room as they had started shouting in echoing mode.

The entire room was filled with fear and everyone was thinking what would happen next.

The moment both girls were about to leave the room, a lady sitting on the last mat in the opposite line started shaking and shouting. Now everyone was in deep fear. She was lying on the floor and was dragging herself in opposite direction just like a snake rattles. Panditji immediately asked the man who had come with this lady to take her also outside the room. Once all 3 were out, the Puja again started. Within minutes shriek sound of all girls/lady started coming inside the room. Panditji asked the assistance to lock the room door from inside so that he could concentrate on his Puja and enchanting of mantras.

The Puja continued for next half an hour during which we all continued to hear shriek sounds sometimes of one person or two persons and sometimes all three people.

We were asked to go outside the room for some time as Panditji needed additional time to prepare for Havan. Not the same room where three people were suffering but open balcony. In fact it was not open balcony but it was roof adjacent to Puja room.

I thought of going in the outside room from where continuous shriek sound was coming. I went inside the room and saw one girl standing on the floor and suddenly throwing her body on the floor with head banging on the floor. Another girl was moving her neck in clockwise motion with her loose hair covering her entire face. Lady was lying on the floor and was crying very loudly. Some people had come from outside wanting to meet Panditji. But since Panditji was busy they sat in the outside room and watched the horrible scene.

After some time we were called inside as Havan had to start. Havan Kund was brought inside the room and 8 mats were kept all around the Kund.

We had to perform as per instructions of Panditji. Panditji had instructed everyone sitting on 8 mats and other people who had come with us to say loudly “Swaha” after every spoon of ghee is poured inside the Havan. Ghee was necessary so that fire does not extinguish but intensity of fire increases with every spoon of ghee.

Havan continued for about 20 minutes. Once we finished another set of 8 people came and sat on the same 8 mats. Same procedure was followed again and eventually Havan was concluded.

We all stood now as Aarti had to be performed. Panditji instructed his assistance to bring all three people inside the room.

We felt horrified. What would happen if evil spirits continued to haunt those 3 people and what would happen if they attacked any one of us?

They were coming inside and we all stared at the entrance door with curious eyes. Now they all were pacified souls with no breathing sound coming. We all felt relieved.

Aarti was performed and we all contributed money whatever everyone had to give. We all took Prasad and were asked to leave and anyone having any doubt could wait and contact Panditji.

Everyone started to leave but looked at those three souls before leaving to check if everything was fine.

Those three people were still quite.

I got a chance to ask Panditji why this happened. He replied, “This is the influence of wind that gathers momentum because of evil spirits present all around.  The spirits are present because sins of people are washed away once they come here and Havan is performed. But you need not worry; evil spirits leaves human body in the process of performing Havan.”

I felt satisfied with this answer and left for the home.


World of Zombies-Part 3-The conclusion


Incidence 4

There is one more instance where funeral home workers in the Colombian city of Cali got shock of their lives in 2010 when a 45 year old woman named Noelia Serna being prepared for burial started breathing again. She had been admitted to hospital due to heart attack.

This is a Lazarus syndrome where a patient’s circulation returns after some time when the process of reviving the patient failed.

At least 25 such instances have been reported since 1981. The study shows that this happens due to delay in adrenaline administering by medical staff that reaches heart very late.

I have discussed various forms of Zombies and how different studies revealed their staggering torture.

I will now discuss the poison and its ingredients that make up perfect diet for Zombies. This poison creates the undead. Different aspects are discussed below that includes

  • The ingredients
  • How they are mixed and
  • How they are applied


The ingredients

Various ingredients are toxins from species that include Bufo marinus, Puffer fish, Albizia lebbeck & Mucana pruriens.

  • Toxins from toad known as Bufo marinus which is known for being something of a chemical nightmare producing numbing agents and hallucinogens.
  • Toxins from Puffer fish (a critical component of zombie potion) that cause paralysis, depressed respiration, reducing circulatory activity. Patients believe that they are floating over their own bodies.
  • Extracts from Albizia lebbeck, a species of plant are still unstudied and chemical effect is still unknown though it is also used in potion.
  • Extracts from Mucana pruriens, another species of plant that produces hallucinogenic effects.


The animal components along with human remains are heated together before being placed in a mortar. After being placed in a mortar the mixture is then heated with plant extracts to produce concoction of a granular consistency which is then shifted to produce the final extract.

Frying, stewing, boiling and baking do not denature the tetrodotoxins within the zombie inducing brew.

Denature refers to not taking away or changing natural qualities. Tetrodotoxins are toxins that are poisonous or destructive to nerve tissues.


The poison is applied repeatedly to the victim’s skin or an open wound or is blown in such a way that the victim inhales it. Some witch doctors add broken glass in the mixture so that if it is placed on a doorknob the skin will break and poison will be more effective.  “Give someone this poison and it kills victim too completely” as told by witch doctor to Edmund Wade Davis, a Harvard ethnobotanist.

This concoction is so deadly that witch doctors wear face masks and cover exposed skin with an oily emulsion to ensure that this poison do not affect  their skin.

Last but not the least these zombies look good to hear and see in movies and TV but I am sure you will not love to come across these creatures in real life.

I hope these articles must be of interest to you. I would love to hear your feedback on this.

To read earlier series follow below links

Part 1-https://wordpress.com/post/abhirajguptablog.wordpress.com/319

Part 2-https://wordpress.com/post/abhirajguptablog.wordpress.com/325

World of Zombies-Part 2


Incidence 2

There is another instance of zombie where earthquakes were felt in many parts of the world especially Greek island of Crete. Extensive research led to digging out of numerous enormous animals that perished. These animals were trying to come out but could not come out. Shriek sounds came out from Crete Island which could be heard for many miles.

These creatures were actually Minotaur Zombie which were in the shape of half man, half bull and were linked to earthquakes.

Crete is tectonically active. A 2007 study revealed that Crete had many carbon isotopes of fossilized marine organisms along the coast of island. Further analysis led to the discovery of something staggering.

Countless animals were found died at precisely the same moment in 365 AD. At that time Crete was pushed about 10 meters out of the ocean in single instance of earthquake.

A 2008 study identified boulders along the Greek coast with shelled marine animals thrown out of the sea by earthquake induced tsunami. Some of these boulders dated back to 365 AD.

Incidence 3

Zombies of medieval period are not described much physically. Ancient British king Vortigern was forced to flee to Welsh hills as the Saxons invaded. He demanded building of a fort to protect the kingdom from enemies. But every time fort was built it fell down. His wise men advised to bring a child who is not born from the union between man and woman.

Vortigen sent his men to faraway places. Men found two boys fighting where one boy insulted another by saying bastard with no father. Men immediately grabbed the boy and took him to Vortigern.

Surprisingly the boy told the king that there were dragons below the ground and were responsible for the tumbling walls. The king ordered his men to dig the place and found the dragons throwing out flames.

Wales has many regions where coal gas gets collected in underground pockets. People thought that digging with tools that sparked against the rocks caused explosion. But the smell proved that it was not the explosion but the horrible foul of the monster zombies.

To be continued..

World of Zombies-Part 1


Half human, half beast.  Sometimes it is dragon that bites and sometimes it looks like a wolf. You must have seen these creatures in movies and serials.

These are Zombies that chases human being and may be harmful.

Zombie bites human being and the person if not treated will turn into the same monster within six months. This person who has become zombie will again bite and tear flesh of another human being and thus this becomes a vicious circle.

There are several stories on this.

Incidence 1

One of them was heard in the island of Haiti where a patient came to hospital for treatment in May 1962. He was suffering from severe body ache, sick with fever and spitting blood. He was admitted in hospital but his condition kept on deteriorating and was declared dead. His sister identified the body and made arrangement for his burial.

About 20 years later in 1981, the sister was approached by a man in the local marked and introduced himself with childhood name of his dead brother. She was stunned.

This name was known only to sister and very few family members knew. The man informed her that he had been turned into zombie and was forced to work in a plantation. This lead to the breaking news on the media and subsequently extensive psychiatric tests proved that this man was really her brother.

Many interviews were held with the masters who created zombies and discovered they were creating complex poisons from local ingredients. Human beings were inhaling or absorbing these poisons through their skins. This was leading affected human being to feel and looks like a dead person. The zombie masters disclosed to the interviewers that affected human beings were buried alive and later on dug up. These dug up bodies were beaten up by their masters so that old souls are driven out from the body. This extreme torture led to mental damage and they would do whatever their masters ask them to do.

To be continued…

Parking problem haunts me even in dreams

Parking is a very serious problem in major cities especially in Delhi.

You cannot park your vehicle in narrow roads and in rainy weather when the roads are choked with water and become mini swimming pool.

Wide roads look good but again one floor/one family has 3-4 cars making it very difficult to park your car.

I dreamt of such issue in my dream today morning.

I got married to a slim dusky girl. I had to leave for office and was getting ready when she asked me if I could drop her to office.

I became irritated a bit but not much as we got married recently.

I used to walk a lot in the morning and in the evening. This was a sort of passion for me and had been doing it since childhood.

I did not take car to the office due to parking problems. It can take 10-20 minutes to park the car depending on the traffic.

The office was about 15 minutes walking distance and was good for my digestion. I had my breakfast before leaving for the office and then I gulped down 2 bananas and a cup of tea after settling in the office.

But today I had to go in the car as my newlywed wife had asked with a cute smile.

With the passage of time I will have to make her understand that walking is good for health.

I hope she will understand. Otherwise I will be left with no option but to drive her every day.

Oh my God what should I do?

Suddenly I felt a jolt and everything became blurred and within seconds disappeared.

My wife had shaken me as sun had come out and shining with full smile.

I was relieved as it was only a dream to drive car to the office and not having bananas with tea in the office.