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Rumors: Dark Lore From India

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Episode  ·  300 Plays  ·  26:53  ·  Jan 6, 2023


The word "bhoot" is typically associated with ghosts and hauntings. However, among Tulu-speaking communities on the southwestern coast of India, bhootas are revered as deities who bless the land and its people. Bhoota Kola is a ritualistic dance in which a bhoota is believed to possess the body of a human performer. But where did the bhootas come from, and why is Bhoota Kola so significant in Tulu culture?Just like Rumors, Bound helps brands and storytellers create high-quality, knowledgeable, and stellar podcasts with our end-to-end podcast and video production services. Reach out to our producer, Aishwarya Javalgekar, at aishwarya@boundindia.com to get started on your podcasting journey or analyze if a podcast is right for you.‘Rumors’ shines a light on the darkest corners of India, where fact and fiction combine into magical and haunting stories. Brought to you by Bound, a company that helps you grow through stories. Follow us @boundindia on all social platforms. Written and voiced by Chandrima Das, a best-selling author, storyteller and an avid collector of dark tales. Follow her @hackiechan on all social media platforms. Produced by Aishwarya JavalgekarSound design by Aditya AryaArtwork by Artisto Designz Disclaimer: This show is for entertainment purposes only and is not intended to outrage, insult, defame, or hurt any religion or religious sentiments, beliefs, feelings of any person, entity, class or community and does not encourage or propagate any superstition, black magic and/ or witchcraft. While every effort has been made in research, we do not make any representation or warranties with respect to the accuracy, applicability or completeness of the content.

26m 53s  ·  Jan 6, 2023

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