Do people in Nepal believe in Ghosts?

It seems fair to claim: Nepali believe in ghosts – much more so than I have ever encountered the belief in European societies. Yes, we have this whole horror genre and people like to play with the idea of the existence of monsters, ghosts and the like. But then again we only enjoy playing with that thought, since we are sure they don’t “really” exist. This certainty of ghosts not being really real, is much weaker throughout Nepal. The widespread fear of अँध्यारो [a~dhyaaro] in Nepal is greatly nurtured by that fear of ghosts, while admittedly other more natural dangers that are associated with the dark, do play their role as well. ...