Friday, May 1, 2015

The Paargaon Village Horror

This story was narrated by one of my relatives, while she was swearing on god, that its true...(I still can't imagine it to be true).

Village Name: Paargaon
Village strength: Approximately 50 houses
Incident date: 13th November 1987 (friday)

In the backdrop of a beautiful village, lush green turf, winter season, due drop crystals shining while soft rays of sunlight rest inset, mild fog in the early hours, 3 villagers walk towards the river located approx. half a kilometer from the village (vaitarna river: 100 kms from mumbai)...

Husband and wife in there early 40's and fellow neighbor (late 20's), walk in pace towards the river, cold early hours, to catch sweet water fish. They reach the mouth of a river and realize there is a man in his late 50's sitting besides the river. Man appeared to be skinny and his upright position deflected shrinked human astral. Villagers were approx. 100 meters away from the man.
Wife (shouts): Hey...dont sit so close to the river, its deep, are you...
Husband (shuts wifes mouth with his hands quickly): stay quite

In no time, the entity jumps in the river and without any movement swims opposite to the flow of the water, the entity disappears in split of a second.

Wife (shocked and sweating), feels intense head pain and weakness, holds husband's hand tightly, lets go from here...my head is paining and am feeling acute restlessness...she just throws her body on husbands shoulder and they start moving back towards the village. They keep silence while returning towards there gothic home. The neighbor constantly looks behind and appears scared. While they take few steps toward the village, neighbor realizes that few years ago there was a rumor, a killing happened near the river due to land dispute amongst the family. The dead one was burried with his hands and legs along with all the torn parts of his body....

The Neighbor (Name: Madhav) realizes that the gruesome killing has left its evil presence due to the horrific act few years ago. He choses to keep quite unto the time they reach home...
(Husband: Eknath, Wife: Shailaja)

Once shailaja returns home she becomes restless and the incident just conquers her thought beyond the tolerent limits, she sometimes fell unconscious, her head pain continues and she constantly thinks about the evil incident. Her husband just rubishes the incident off and tells her to concentrate on household duties.

Madhav after few days tells her: "There was a rumor, which only few people know, there was a family which had many acres of land just besides the river area. After there mothers death, who always stood tall to take care of her 2 childrens created rift amongst brothers. Elder brothers wife supposedly conducted adultry with younger brother who was married too. It was never established that this was true however villagers blew this rumor out of proportion. Elder brother started to take over the entire property and fenced it to his name, while his anger turned into rage, a night came when both the brothers met in the lush fields of there own land and begun the argument followed by a fight. fight was followed by a gruesome killing of elder brother, the young one, strong and aggressive, chopped off his brothers body parts to tiny pieces and buried him somewhere near the river."
Madhav also quotes: "Since this incident, there have been many incidents of people getting drowned in the mystic river"
Shailaja: "Are you trying to help or scare the grave out of me"
Same night shailaja was unable to sleep, she feels restlessness, As she closed her eyes she felt that evil entity is positioned besides her. Her husband was asleep. She feels an intoxication from within, as if someone is pinching her heart, she throws-up and feels intense pain is really conquering her body from within...

Shailaja, as the day pass by, appears to be distressed and in exile, her restlesness creates an anxiety from within. She literally shivers in pain and sleepless nights continue for weeks after the river incident and particularly after learning about the gruesome killing. One cold evening in the mist of mild darkness, shailaja moves out of her house to find one of the missing buffalos that they breed for milk. She moves towards an empty turf, feeling minutely relieved that she found the missing one. As soon as she walks towards the buffalo it falls down like in a whisk, appears as if it was dead while it was standing and then shattered down with whisk. Shailaja feels terrified and again feels as if someone is crushing her heart, her hands shivering in fear. Horrified with the act, shailaja runs towards her house and fells unconscious halfway to awakes only in the morning. She explains the incident to her husband who quotes there buffalo had returned in the course of time yesterday...
Shailaja: "Am living in the world of exile and fear, evil constantly attempts to conquer my heart and soul, there aint any peace and life seems to be getting harder then i could imagine"
Eknath: "I know you have been suffering without a cause, please keep your mind out of evil thoughts and I will take care of you (...hugs her)

For few days Shailaja sleeps well & with warmth of her husband everything seems to fall in place, her constant fear is curbed.
But this was just a matter of few days, then a terrible thing happens...
Shailaja's neighbour madhav gets bitten by a viscious snake (in remote villages there were no doctors) neighbours called a local practitioner to treat him. Madhav's pain was terrifying and he just couldnt stop shouting, crying in muffled voice due to pain. Practioner suggests to cut his left limb as there was a risk of poison spreading accross the body. Madhav chooses to live retard and his left limb is chopped off, Pool of blood survives in his house...

Madhav's tyranny doesn't end here, little did he thought it was just a beginning...'Beginning of an end'...The day his limb was made redundant, he also feels horrifying pain in his right limb. The practitioner who awaits his wellbeing is surprised to validate that he is also infected on his right limb. He assumes that snake-bite was not at one place only, and asks madhav to chose between 'life and his right limb'. The horror petrifies his thought and the muffled voice in pain survive, madhav is unable to take the decision as the night goes by...He gives-up and tells the practitioner to do what he thinks is right for him, he begs if he could just kill him to revive from the pain. The Healer Practitioner quotes "life is always painful, physical pain could be overcome by mental strength...Time heals everything, you will learn to live". To his dismay even the second limb is chopped-off, blood pours in the heart of earth.

Days surpass, these days were filled with horror and restlessness for both Shailaja and Madhav. Madhav recoups from dismantled body, starts thinking why evil has swallowed there lives...

Madhav lives in exile, he gives-up on eating, speaking and living, his mind slowly and gradually consumes his intelligence, His heart speaks about living but mind speaks about death to achieve salvation. His state of mind is weak, emotions are deep rooted and lie in the corner of his heart, they lie dead, not a single drop of tear is ever seen in madhav's eyes. Fear grips him and he believes his state is an act of cruelty by evil. He wonders, is it really due to river incident or is there a deeper meaning behind this situation...?
Night of Terror: Madhav is in enigmatic sleep, suddenly awakes in the middle of the night and shouts loudly in pain, pain is intense and torturous, he shivers in dismay and agony, feels that his heart is literally burning, villagers gather and attempt to break open the strong door of his house eventually succeeding in doing so, realize that madhav is bitten all over his body, atleast 700 bite-marks evident on his body, villagers afraid to death, Madhav panting, decides to end his life and release the intoxication to free his soul. Madhav begs for death and the practitioner (local healer) is left with no alternative but to let him die quickly. The act of killing being strictly prohibited under any circumstances, practioner passes a naked knife with which madhav sliths & slaughters his throat , he succumbs to gruesome death as the blood spills in haste...
Villagers, terrified with this incident stand still, each individual petrified to the core of there heart, there eyes stoned with disbelief and fear...

Shailaja realizes, Madhav was victimized by evil. Her weak state-of-mind tweeks her thought process which wanders why the tragedy really happened? why this world appears to be a living hell where evil rules & ruthlessly kills. She spends sleepless nights day after day, she dreams about myriad snakes who torture her soul and make her mentally weak, distance between her husband and family increases day-by-day. Shailaja stops eating supper & appears restless every second of the day, her speech appears Jittery and suppressed, her words wobble, her body appears to have shivers all time. Days pass-by and she starts sleeping in cows shed rather then her house, for days she doesnt change her clothes which literally appear rotten and smell disgustingly foul. Her husband and family abolish her, they make numerous attempts to descipline her but with no success. Villagers call her witch and pelt stones at her and some villagers start considering her "mad". She starts beating village childrens in the fields to venge her anger, she also attacks men and scratch-off there clothes, she knocks villagers door and run away during nights, she kills small animals like Mice, Kittens and puppies brutally, attempting to feed then to cattles that villagers breed. One night she enters a house in broad daylight and attempts to feed a new born child, the mother of child is terrified to see this while doing her household and stirs entire village. Her act creates rage amongs the villagers (this act in hindu dharma is considered to be strictly evil), who bundle together with strong sticks, while she's asleep in the shed, beat her 'to death' in cold blood. The rage so intense & gruesome that it paints entire shed red, her blood completely soaken out of her body and her soul goes extinct...
After Madhav and Shailaja's terrifying incident, the reason for there tragedy unfolds...

One evening a village boy expresses the truth, he quotes his friend that he saw Shailaja and Madhav commencing adultry in the same fields where gruesome killing of elder brother happened few years ago. He did not speak about it earlier due to his fright. The fact spreads like a bushfire and villlagers affirm that batrayal caused them harm & trauma, the spirit of elder brother consumed there lives, It not only extincted there lives but also ensured there death was painstakingly gruesome.

Villagers, even today, consider those fields unholy...


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