- Indian (culture)
- Undead (attribute)
- Humanoid (attribute)
- Seductive (attribute)
- Haunting (behaviour)
A Ghost from Indian belief who is the soul of a woman from the lowest caste who died in childbirth or during her period. They take the form of their former selves except that they have reversed feet and no mouth. They lure and capture men. They do not kill their captured men but live with them until they grow old.
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