spirit possession

(noun) A situation in which a supernatural being inhabits or takes control of an individual.

Example:Taraka’s Ghost” by Ruth and Stanley Freed, in which a young woman named Sita is processed by the ghost of Taraka, a childhood friend who committed suicide in Northern India.

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: spirit possessions

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