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VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Kuber, Demon god pazuzu, The eye of horus, Ancient civilization

Does magic work? These amulets and 'taveez' from ancient times claim so

From attracting wealth to warding off evil, ancient civilisations had many a secret that promises you all this, and more.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Sacred forest, Magic, Wildlife, Shillong

Why I believe a witch knew the magic of Meghalaya's Sacred Forest

The forest is an intrinsic part of the old culture of the East Khasi Hills, and the very heart of the magic which shrouds Meghalaya.

ART & CULTURE

 |  10-minute read
Occult, British Raj, Magic, PC Sorcar

How my father, PC Sorcar, became India's greatest magician

[Book extract] He cleansed and modernised Indian magic and provided a solid scientific foundation for it.

VARIETY

 |  9-minute read
Jadugar Aanchal, Magic

Why Ambala is blaming a magician for missing monsoon rains

Jadugar Aanchal dreams that one day when you type 'magician' in Google, her name will be the first one to pop up.