Index

Folktales and Fairy Tales
  Bite-size Collection
    Cat Witches of Japan (Japanese)
    Corrag - A Scottish Witch (Scottish)
    Shippeitaro (Japanese)
    Kasane (Japanese)
    Momiji (Japanese)
    The Crane Wife (Japanese)
    Star Money (German)
    Vasilisa the Beautiful (Russian)
  Longer Posts
    Bunbuku Chagama (Japanese)
    The Boy Who Drew Cats (Japanese) 
    My Lord Bag of Rice (Japanese) 
    The Farmer and the Tanuki (Japanese)
    The Ghost of Oiwa (Japanese) 
    The White Hare of Inaba (Japanese)
    Urashima Taro (Japanese)

Gods and Goddesses
  Bite-size Collection
    Amaterasu (Japanese)
    Brigid (Irish, Gaelic)
    Circe (Greek)
    Demeter and Persephone (Greek)
    Freyja (Norse)
    Fukurokuju and Jurojin (Japanese)
    Hermes (Greek)
    Izanagi and Izanami (Japanese)
    Jizo (Japanese)
    Odin (Norse)
    Rhiannon (Welsh) 
    Susanoo (Japanese)
    Takarabune - Seven Lucky Gods (Japanese) 
    Tsukuyomi (Japanese)
    Uzume (Japanese)
  Longer Posts 
    A Benzaiten Pilgrimage (Japanese)
    Benzaiten (Japanese)
    Xiwangmu (Chinese)
 
Yokai (Japanese Folklore)
  Bite-size Collection
    Ame Onna (rain woman)
    Ashiarai Yashiki (foot washing manor)
    Azuki Arai (the bean washer)
    Baku (dream eater)
    Bat Yokai (nobusuma, yamachichi, nodeppo)
    Child Yokai (tofu kozu, amefuri kozo, zashiki warashi)
    Futakuchi Onna (two-mouthed woman)
    Gangi Kozo (riverbank priest-boy)
    Hahakigami (broom spirit)
    Haka No Hi (grave fire)
    Hiderigami (drought spirit)
    Hihi (baboon)
    Hikeshi Baba (fire extinguishing hag)
    Hinnagami (doll spirit)
    Hitotsume Kozo (one-eyed priest boy)
    Itsumade (strange bird)
    Kaibyo - Yokai Cats (bakeneko, nekomata, kasha) 
    Kamikakushi (spiriting away)
    Kanashibari (supernatural sleep paralysis)
    Kappa (water goblin)
    Kawa Akago  (water goblin)
    Kawauso (river otter)
    Kitsunebi (fox fire)
    Kotobuki (good luck yokai)
    Kuchisake Onna (slit-mouthed woman)
    Kudagitsune (pipe fox)
    Makuragaeshi (pillow flipper)
    Maneki Neko (lucky cat)
    Minogame (turtle)
    Musical Yokai (biwa bokuboku, koto furunushi)
    Nigawarai (bitterness yokai)
    Nurikabe (painted wall yokai)
    Ogama (giant toad)
    Oitekebori (canal spirit)
    Okuri Okami (sending wolf)
    Oni (Japanese demons)
    Shachihoko (fish tiger chimera)
    Suiko (water tiger)
    Suppon no Yurei (soft shell turtle ghosts)
    Todaiki (human candle)
    Tsurara Onna (icicle woman)
    Umi Bozo (sea monk)
    Unagi Hime (eel priestess)
    Yama Uba (mountain witch)
    Yanari (house squeaker)
    Yonaki Ishi (night-crying stones)
    Yuki Onna (snow woman)
  Longer Posts 
    Tanuki  
    Trees in Japanese Folklore (including kodama, ninmenju, jubokko, tsubaki, hoko, bashonosei, tengu daoshi, akateko)
Bite-size Greek Mythology
    Atlas
    King Midas 
    Penelope
    Prometheus 
 
Miscellaneous Folklore
  Bite-size Collection
    Children's Day (Japan)
    Fachan (Scotland)
    Kodoku - Insect Magic (Japan)
    Panda Folklore (China)
    Teru Teru Bozu (Japan)  
  Longer Posts 
    The Greek Myths in Art

Folklore Information with Links, Resources and Art 

    Cats in Folklore and Art
    Dragons
    Folk and Fairy Tales
    Folklore in Art
    Witches 
 
Magic and Philosophy 
  

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