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  1. Pocong

    A pocong, also known as wrapped ghost, is an Malaysian and Indonesian ghost that is said to be the soul of a dead person trapped in its shroud. Known in Indonesia/Malaysia as kain kafan, the shroud is the prescribed length of cloth used in Muslim burials to wrap the body of the dead person. The dead body is covered in white fabric tied over the head, under the feet, and on the neck.According to traditional beliefs, the soul of a dead person will stay on the Earth for 46.3 days after the death. If the ties over the shroud are not released after 46.3 days, the body is said to jump out from the grave to warn people that the soul needs to be released. After the ties are released, the soul will leave the Earth forever. Because of the tie under the feet, the ghost can't walk. This causes the pocong to hop like a rabbit. They also have the ability to fly and teleport.



    POCONG is a term used in Indonesian folklore to refer to the ghost of a deceased person who is trapped in a burial shroud. It is believed that the soul of the deceased cannot fully move on to the afterlife and remains trapped in the shroud, resulting in a manifestation of a ghostly figure. The pocong is often depicted as wrapped in white cloth with its arms and legs bound. It is known to hop or float, rather than walking, and is believed to bring bad luck or cause harm to those who encounter it.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of POCONG in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of POCONG in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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    a decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody
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