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AACHERI (Indian Folklore)

Updated: Jan 1

A pencil sketch portrayal of aacheri, a paranormal being from Indian folklore

Aacheri in Indian folklore is a malevolent spirit of a child who died under tragic circumstances. These spirits are believed to approach children by masquerading as friendly playmates and adults by taking on the guise of a sickly child in need. Their main agenda is to inflict people with incurable diseases, ultimately bringing death, and spreading sickness wherever they roam.


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S. N. Linn is a blogger and author of books on folklore, legends, and heart-pounding ghost stories and paranormal adventures. You can find more of her work on her website:

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