A headless, handless, and footless ghost in popular Indian belief. At night, he rides about with his head tied to the pommel of his saddle and stops at houses, calling to the people within. Those who answer his call will die or go mad.



  • Leach, Maria, ed. (1984). Funk & Wagnalls Standard Dictionary of Folklore, Mythology, and Legend. New York: HarperCollins.