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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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.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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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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Keukegen- Japanese folklore: a creature covered in black fur that lives in peoples houses. Its name means "rarely seen". It was a disease spirit, inflicting sickness into those who lived in its host house.

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One Japanese legend says that, once upon a time there lived a happy man who received priceless knowledge from his father – the knowledge of the longevity point or a point of a hundred diseases. Following the advice of his father, the son massaged this point every day and he lived to see the birth and death of several emperors. The massaging of some points is one of the oldest methods of treatment in the East, which has been used for thousands of years. Overall, the human body has 365 points…

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Inari Okami, an art print by Ashley Stewart

Inari Okami - Japanese goddess of rice, sake, fertility, tea, foxes and kitsune (faelike fox spirits), agriculture, and industry.

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