Chinese Witchcraft and Witches
In Chinese witchcraft is deeply entrenched among elements of mysticism, religion and art. Chinese literature on magic is enormous as they are an occult properties of plants and herbs, as well as clairvoyance and astrology.
In Chinese witchcraft they have books, staffs, and other implements and are accompanied by rabbits which were traditionally associated with the moon and with occult matters
Indian Witchcraft and Witches
Indian witchcraft has been around for centuries and is part of the society in the use of the magical protection such as charms and amulets, often composed of natural substances, used against evil spirits and other menaces, as well asill fortune. Magical practices include a wealth of healing and other rituals, often linked with cults. Even the Vedas is almost entirely devoted to spells and the detailed rites of magician-priests.
Southeast Asian Witchcraft and Witches
Southeast Asia has many different countries incompassed in its peoples. All of these cultures bring their own magic into practice which range from the basic, spells, rites and protections to other forms such as divination, shamanism, dance ceremonies. Other supernatural forms such as mask carvings, shadow puppets used for magical theatre.
African Witchcraft and Witches
In Africa witchcraft is part of the accepted supernatural landscape and is generally is feared. They are referred to as witch-doctors rather then just witches.
The power of evil is everywhere and this is how the witches are able to get their power. The evil is brought on by anger, hate, jealousy, envy, lust, and greed. It can also be bought on by laziness, as they might raise the dead to help them in the form of zombies.
Different african tribes refer to witchcraft differently such as th Nyakyusa's refer to it as a "Python in the belly", Pondo tribe as the "Snake of the women", Xhosa tribe believe it is a great hairy beast, some refer to it as a baboon.
The Tswana tribe believe their are two types of witches night witches and day sorcerers. Day sorcerers use their magic to inflict harm through the use of herbs and other medicines.
Night witches are mainly old women who gather in small groups and then travel about bewitching the unfortunate. They do not wear clothes but smear themsleves with white ashes or blood of the dead.
The night witches are taken less seriously then day sorcerers as they have only really seen for most part the activities of the day sorceres as opposed to the night witches.