Ghosts, Monsters, and Demons of India (eBook)

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by J. Furcifer Bhairav and Rakesh Khanna

An encyclopedia of evil entities and folkloric fiends from across the country, from Ladakh to Kerala, Lakshadweep to Nagaland, Naraka to Tuchenkwaka

featuring illustrations by

  • Appupen
  • Shyam
  • Samita Chatterjee
  • Rashmi Ruth Devadasan
  • Misha Michael
  • Pankaj Thapa
  • Vidyun Sabhaney
  • Osheen Siva
  • Priya Kuriyan

poetry by

  • Joseph Furtado
  • Jyoti Prasad Agarwala

with a new translation by

  • Anannya Baruah   

"...A welcome effort in compiling the astonishing diversity of otherworldly beings who make the Indian subcontinent their home... As you browse through the entries, it feels like traversing a colossal hypertext, the denizens of the netherworlds all interlinked, all shapeshifting. A vast and teeming multitude is revealed, abounding with grotesque imagery" -- Jaideep Unudurti, OPEN

Also available in print