In Thailand and other nations there has been surge of ghosts bringing fright and bewilderment to people living there. Experts believe that the ghost sightings are an expression of the trauma felt by so many in these countries that has adopted the motifs of the deeply spiritual cultures of the region.
I find this story especially interesting because it is very much like common ghost stories we have here in North America. Who here hasn’t heard a ghost story of disappearing passengers? I wonder what causes such similarities of stories, whether natural archetypes or outside cultural influence.
For further reading here are some articles.
“Thais Pray  to Put Wandering Spirits at Rest“
“Tsunami Ghosts Cause Terror“
“Fear of Ghosts Torments Asian Tsunami Survivors“
“Tsunami Survivors Live in Fear of Ghosts“