Who is Witch in Indian Folk fares?

डायन भारतीय परिप्रेक्ष्य में विशेषकर आदिवासी लोककथा में ऐसी स्त्री को कहते हैं जो जादू-टोना कर के दूसरों में बीमारी, मौत, अकाल लाना या कई और अनैतिक कार्य करती है।

A churel – a female ghost of South Asian folklore

A churel, also spelled as churail, chudail or chudel  is a female ghost of South Asian folklore, which is equivalent of Lilith and well known in North India, Bangladesh and Pakistan. The word “churel” is also used colloquially for a witch. India is a land of myths & legends – centuries of profound history has…