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Baku: The Legend of the Dream Eater - The baku, otherwise known as the ‘dream eater’, is a mythological being or spirit in Chinese and Japanese folklore which is said to devour nightmares. The baku cannot be summoned without caution, however, as ancient legends say that if the baku is not satisfied after consuming the nightmare, he may also devour one’s hopes and dreams.

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Jiu Wei Hu (Nine-Tail Fox) is a creature spoken of in the ancient Chinese mythological bestiary, the Shan Hai Jing.

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.HARE MOON The sacred animal was associated in Roman legends with springtime and fertility. As the Hare Moon of April waxes full, observe the rabbits leaping and playing, carefree in their mating and joyful in their games, and as you cast your Esbat Circle and joyfully dance the round, feel within your heart the carefree nature of the wild creatures that are also children of the Old Gods.

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baku Origins: Chinese and Japanese Folklore Morphology: A furry creature with elephantine tusks and trunk. The fur is often striped like a tiger or zebra. Many believe early sightings of tapirs inspired this creature. Why it’s awesome: It’s like a streamlined mammoth, but smaller, cuter and faster.

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Tenjō-kudari (天井下), its name means “coming down from the ceiling,” and that is pretty much the long and short of what this yokai does.

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