Pocong The scared ghost from Indonesia

Unsolved mystery - Pocong is a kind of tangible ghost pocong. In Malaysia, the specter of this kind is also known as ghost packs.


Pocong Depictions vary. It is said, has a face berwarnah pocong green with empty eyes. Depictions of other states, pocong flat-faced and has a hole or hollow eyes closed, his face pale white cotton. Those who believe in the existence of ghosts is assumed, pocong is a form of protest from the dead are forgotten before the grave was opened kafannya bond closed.

Although often portrayed in the film pocong jumping moves, the myth of pocong instead declare floating pocong moves. This is understandable, because in the movies starring pocong can not move his legs so that the passage should be jumping up and down. This situation also raises a claim that is usually used to distinguish between genuine and pocong pocong false in the community:
"Watch me limping. When running jumping, throwing rocks at it, there would be screaming. "

Belief in the existence of ghosts pocong develop only in Indonesia, especially in Java and Sumatra. Although his depiction follow Muslim tradition, other religious communities were apparently able to recognize the existence of this ghost.
[Edit] Pocong in the arts

Pocong often coloring the mystery themed short stories or novels. In Indonesia's national cinema horror genre, even pocong often presented. Some even use it as a title.

In ogoh-ogoh parade before the Nyepi celebrations in Bali, for instance, often manifested pocong form, usually by non-Hindu communities.

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