Ghosts Zen Stories. Either funny/scary.
Cstan98. The me is sleeping in bed at afternoon. The me is awaken by knockings of my cup. Are s/Spirits trying to tell me something? To confirm it is s/Spirit. Turn out to be lizard eating my kaya (coconut) jam. Leftover spoon in the cup.
(*before You become very scared. Confirm how serious is matter. Or else. You are the one scaring yourself to death.)
Grandmother Story. Buddhist Scholar checks into inn. At night. Many man eating demons wants to eat Him. Discover that they are afraid of pages of Diamond Scripture (金刚经). When tear/throw a page. The advancing demon backstep one step. This last whole night until morning. The innkeeper expects Him to be dead. To take His properties. Surprise to find Him alive with 1 last page of Diamond Scripture (金刚经). Scholar reports to Authority that innkeeper kills customers for money.
(*bring Holy Bible. It is thicker pages.)
Peace Classic. (太平广记.) It is reported. Old female beggar clothes all broken. Expose body/breasts. So People give her clothes. But everytime. These new clothes just disappear. It seems many ghosts take away her things.
(*do not let all beings hate you so much. That cannot even have clothes.)
Cstan98. Company 'M' Platoon 1 & 2 share same toilet. ITD (SAF - sissy armed forces training depot) is famous for dead ghost recruits stories. The me is in Platoon 1. Platoon 2 keeps saying there is ghost recruit in red short every night. Platoon 1 keeps telling them it is me who wash my laundry at night. In my red Chinese High (Secondary School) PT (Physical Training) short. But they so don't believe. That they don't dare use the toilet at night.
(*ok. Old-Buddha Panda is also red Ghost.)
Peace Classic. (太平广记.) A scholar can talks/knows/reads lots of things. But he does not believe in ghosts/gods. One time. The he gets lost in mountain. Meet Taoist who invites him to tea. The t/They have great chat. Soon go into argument that there is no ghosts/gods. After leave. Discover place is old graveyard. The house does not exist. Since then. Start to believe in ghosts/gods.
(*humans become Angels/ghosts. Angels/ghosts become humans.)