Within the Navajo belief system, there resides a special type of spirit known as a chindi. Normally the byproduct of violence—whether accidental or during warfare—a chindi is made up of everything that was bad about the person who died. Failing to properly honor the burial of a person can also bring about a chindi, as well as even mentioning the deceased’s name, which is why the Navajo don’t speak of their dead. Sometimes the chindi would even terrorize an entire family for decades, as in the c… Entir Families, Navajo Belief, Supernatural Paranormal, Ghosts, Belief System, Don T Speaking, Warfare A Chindi, Proper Honor, Navajo Don T
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Mrs Bentley and the spirit of her deceased sister A photograph of Mrs Bentley, once the President of the British Spiritualists Lyceum Union. A superimposed image - that of Mrs Bentley's deceased sister's face - appears at the lower right of the photograph.
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Taken by William Hope. In 1905 he became supposedly captured the image of a ghost while photographing a friend. He went on to found the Crewe Circle – a group of 6 spirit photographers. After World War I grieving relatives of those lost to the war sought a means of contacting their loved ones. Hope moved to London and became a professional medium. He was substituting glass plates bearing ghostly images in order to produce his spirit photographs.
A woman's face appears in a 'misty' cloud to the right of the man - identified as that of his deceased first wife. Hope may have already held her photograph in his studio, or he may have asked the man to supply her photograph under the pretence of us observe