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This section contains information about phenomena that are generally believed to have a supernatural, mystical nature, and the very existence of which is currently in doubt.Phenomena Hierarchy


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Group phenomena, combining supernatural beings, deprived of a material body, but interacting with the real world. As a rule, may seem endowed with free will and various supernatural powers.

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Phenomenon in mass culture



The common name of all anthropomorphic demons of Japanese folklore.

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Of abura-of akago

Japanese spirit taking the form of a small fireball, or a child, drinks the oil from the lamps.

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In the mythologies of Tajiks, Uzbeks, Karakalpaks, Kyrgyz, Kazakhs, partly evil spirit. Most often appears in the form of a woman, suddenly growing in size and turning into a giantess, or in the form of various animals, such as goat.

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In Japanese folklore, a demon, washing in the river red beans and creating thereby a characteristic rustling thud. The restless spirits of the two boys.

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Ajatar (also spelled Aiätär, Ajattara or Aijotar) - an evil female spirit from Finnish folklore. She lives in the forest located in the mountains Pohjola (Pohjola). She is described as having "hair to toe and whose Breasts hang down to her knees."

She spreads disease and pestilence. Closely associated with serpents and often depicted in contemporary art in the form of a dragon or half-human, half snake.

The word may be derived from the Finnish word ajaa ("chase" or "news"). Here it may be translated as "woman-chaser".


In Japanese folklore, a demon that takes the shape of dark clouds with claws and horrible, hairy face. He has a long red tongue in a wide mouth. He attacked those who stole from the neighbors water.

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Guardian spirit in the mythology of Easter island. They have a fairly slim, however, they are incredibly strong. They are able to assume the form of any object, animate and inanimate nature. It is believed that they are involved in the installation of moai (stone statues on Easter island).

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Creatures of portugalski legends. They are described as very tall women that become lost souls.

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In Japanese mythology, small, but very malicious demon that can read people's thoughts and predict the future. Makes people do bad things.

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In Japanese mythology, the spirit of rain in the wet way women lick themselves with drops of moisture. Steals babies and sucking out their soul.

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Amefuri-Kozo too

In Japanese folklore, a spirit in the guise of a little boy with an umbrella on his head, causing rain.

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In Japanese mythology, the spirit that appears after the hundredth telling of the account of the scary story. Formed from merger of General fear of a large group of people. This fear appears as a demonic woman with long black hair, blue skin, blackened teeth, claws and horns. She is dressed in a white or blue kimono, and glows an eerie blue light.

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Indian nymphs, celestial dancer and temptress of hermits.

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In the folklore of North Indian region Kamon spirit in the guise of a little girl or the skeleton coming down from the mountains and bringing disease and death.

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In the folklore of the Eskimos Ghost in the guise of a skeleton dancing a jig. When he appears and begins to dance, the ground shakes, and the rivers turned over the boat. This Ghost not only dancing, but also banging the drum that it serves as its own blade.

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Baba Yaga

The character of Slavic mythology. It's called: eng. Baba Yaga Yaga, Yaga Baba, yogi Baba, Yaga, Agina, Agapova, Alibaba; Belarus. Baba Yaga, Baba-Yuga, Agra; Bolg. Baba Yaga; Ukr. Baba-IDE, IDE, As Baba, Hadra; Pol. jędza, babojędza; Czech. jezinka, Ježibaba the witch, "the forest woman"; V.-Serb. Baba ega; sloven. jaga baba, baba ježi.

Historian Petrukhin V. Y. brings the proto-Slavic Yaga (*ęga) with the symbol of snakes, reptiles that, in his opinion, points to the chthonic origins of the image.


In Haitian vodun is a skeletal spirits. They are described as people without the skin. Able to take a variety of forms from animals and people to unknown creatures. Attack people and kalaat them. May be deemed to be vampires.

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In Japanese folklore a supernatural being that devours dreams and nightmares. Described as a Chimera with an elephant's trunk, rhinoceros eyes, an ox tail and tiger paws, which protects from the evil and pestilence.

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In Celtic (especially Irish) folklore, a long-haired female Ghost in a long coat, the phenomenon or cry (moans) which portends death. It is believed that she is crying for the one who will die soon.

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The tree demon from Philippine folklore, huge fat woman sleeping choking to death.

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White woman

In the Anglo-Saxon, Germanic, Slavic and other folk traditions - a female Ghost in a white dress. Often considered a harbinger of death or its personification. Sometimes her appearance is tied to a specific legend.

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In Spanish mythology, hairy Ghost horse roaming the streets of the city.

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In the Belarusian mythology field the spirit in the guise of a white-bearded old man, surrounded by halo. Helped travelers find their way, pointed to the treasure, guarded by the harvest. It was thought that he, being in heaven, gathers his staff to the clouds and through them, to shed the rain.

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In Polish mythology, the spirit guardian in the form of a little man that lives in elderberry bushes. He could take on home trouble and disease.

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The spirit of the mythology at the Kazan Tatars and Bashkirs. He looked like a little man in a red shirt. Usually these spirits lived in the dense forests on the glades, but it can be bring home. In this case, it is settled under the floor or in the bath. They could play pranks: to make noise, to hide things, to fall asleep, to frighten, but they could agree and then they helped to get rich.

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Will o ' the wisp

This little lights of unknown origin observed at night in the marshes, fields, and cemeteries.

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Creature from the folklore of the UK. Spirits, werewolves, turning into black dogs. They have cold and wet fingers as well as glow in the dark yellow eyes. They do not tolerate criminals and punish thieves, murderers and liars.

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In the folklore of the British Isles Ghost with messy hair and dark brown skin. Usually lives in mountains and forests, but can live at home. Can help with the housework.

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In the mythology of the peoples of the Komi Republic, this evil spirit, a demon, an evil spirit with black face.

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According to Japanese folklore, Buruburu called spirits of cowardice. They follow people and make them shudder with fear. Buruburu are born when a person commits a cowardly act, for example leaves the battlefield. They possess the man, grabbing him by the collar and touching the back of the neck. It forces you to become hair on end and causes a shiver throughout the body.

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According to popular belief of the Komi peoples, almost all of the evil spirits (Jiji, OML, olysya, VRSA, Pusan IKE, souga) could abduct and change them, and, as during fetal development and after birth.


In the mythology of the peoples of the Komi Polunochnaya, the evil spirit is especially dangerous for people at midnight.

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In Russian folklore, an evil spirit that visits women, turning into a handsome guy or a missing husband.

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In Romanian mythology, a female spirit roaming the night on the tops of hills. Wyly can be either good (white) and evil (black). Can take separate forms: women, shade or black cats. They can protect the village from storms, hail, hurricane. There are these creatures that protect the treasure and you can specify the place where the treasure is buried.

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In Romanian mythology, women's perfume, causing dust storms and strong winds. They live in the woods, in the air, in lakes, and use the winds to travel. Sometimes they say that they cause the winds when you dance. It is believed that they can attack children. The only means of protection against them in this case, it is mysterious grass winds.

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In the Mansi mythology, an evil forest spirit similar to a twisted stump with long roots.

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The spirit of nature in the Norse mythology. Eggo call Vette or white (the Swede. Vätte, eng. Wight). In a General sense, the so-called supernatural beings (Alva, the dwarfs, trolls, Jotuns or Aesir and Vanir). In a narrower sense, the term applies to entities like English fairies or goblins. Sometimes it can call the spirit of a deceased person. In English folklore white is commonly called a Ghost or dangerous nature spirit, sometimes an elf or a fairy.

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In the folklore of Yorkshire large ghostly creature, able to take the form of a dog, horse or goat, which promises death. Sometimes mention his glowing eyes.

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In Sumerian mythology, the demons who have appeared on the earth in the form of lights, moving close to the ground. Engaged in catching the souls of the dead.

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Talking mongoose Jeff

A mysterious creature that lived on the farm Dorlis Cashion near the village of Dalby on the Isle of man.

The story about the talking animal, who called themselves the Indian mongoose Jeff, in the mid 1930-ies were actively discussed on pages of the British press. He felt a thump, a clatter, sahami and spoke in a thin voice (the voice of the creature sounded two octaves higher than a human, but sometimes fell below the level of the usual range). He also threw objects. It was described as small, like a rat creature with a long bushy tail.


In the mythologies of the Turks, Azerbaijanis, Kyrgyz, Tajiks evil spirit living in the desert or in the cemetery and frightening night travelers. According to the beliefs of Azerbaijanis has the traits of a werewolf, at night he likes to ride the horse, tangle her mane, if it is to catch and stick in the collar of his garment a needle, it will work on humans, but will do the opposite. He's hairy and huge (3-4 feet high), at night, shrill whistle.

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In Caribbean folklore, is a spirit of a dead man, able to take the form of animals (in particular a three-legged horse) or people (e.g., "Susan-with-long-Tits" (Long-Bubby Susan) that she throws through a shoulder). He moves backwards. If he had not taken someone's form, he looks like a haze or a Ghost or even white translucent skeleton. No one can take pictures or record dappy on the video.

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DoppelgangeR, facial expressions and Double - in many cultures the copy heralding death. Sometimes throws no shadow and no reflection in the mirror. Sometimes I think that is a werewolf, able to accurately reproduce the appearance and behavior of the one he copies.

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In Turkic folklore, hung with bells, a demon with a black face and burning eyes, which strangles people.

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A giant ghostly creature from the folklore of Yorkshire, bounding out of the darkness into the travelers. His approach can be heard the rattling of chains.

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Spirits in Arab mythology, which later became part of the teachings of Islam, which are typically in the role of evil spirits.

There are four types of jinns:


Brownie spirit from Japanese folklore. By temperament and appearance is a child of 5-6 years. He can turn the pillows or cause sounds similar to the music lisamouse room which nobody uses. Sometimes he leaves the prints of small feet in the ashes.

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Malicious spirit from the mythology of the peoples of the Komi Republic. It was thought that he was kidnapping unattended children, their fate is not known. The spirit has an anthropomorphic appearance, although significantly different from ordinary people: he is tall, but flat as a Board, his mouth and his eyes are large and very narrow, and any other facial features are not distinguished.

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Evil spirits from Chinese and Japanese folklore. They able to possess human bodies and infect their owners with diseases and infirmities.

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Evil spirit in Jewish folk belief, which is installed in the person, causes mental illness, says by the mouth of his victim, but does not merge with the victim.

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Guardian spirits

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This section includes all the guardian spirits of natural places and resources, to commercial buildings created by man.

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In Korean mythology the evil spirit of the Japanese, in the guise of red pepper enticing Koreans in the twilight.

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In Belarusian folklore, the spirit of fire that is constantly walking around under the ground, emitting a flame. May cause fire in the woods, field or marsh.

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In Belarusian folklore the invisible woman without a tongue, eyes and ears. Sinister is similar to humpback cats or dogs, clad in high boots. They wear hats with earflaps. Constantly engaged in sabotage and, when out of the oven, quickly trying to clean the mess.

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In Russian folklore, a spirit that takes the piss out of people (hiding things, playing with an animal, noise).

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In the mythology of the Basque people there is a night spirit, robbing the mines and failures, in the form of a ghostly human, animal or bird spewing fire. As a rule, witnesses observed visually only fire, appearing suddenly, and not the creature itself.

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In Japanese mythology the soul of another living person, who temporarily left his body and moves independently. It looks just like its owner, from which they came. Sometimes she appears as a translucent ghostly figures, and it is sometimes impossible to distinguish from a living person. Appears during strong emotions or trauma, and its owner usually does not know about its existence.

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In the medieval European tradition, the demon is a male tempter. Incubus, from Latin incubare — "to lie on".

He usually attacks women and rapes them in their sleep. During the day, they are disembodied shadows, since these creatures do not have their own body, but can materialize in the body of a dead person, or use human flesh to create their own body from it, or even incarnate into the body of a real living person.


The creature from Egyptian mythology in the form of a woman with the head of a Jackal. The goddess of embalming and mummification.

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In Japanese mythology, a spirit in the guise of a dog, used by Western magicians of Japan. To outside observers it looks like an ordinary dog. However, his true form: a withered, mummified dog's head, dressed in ceremonial attire. This head is stored in and sheltered from prying eyes secret sanctuary of the home owner. Usually they helped the mage, but he could attack him. He could possess people. Signs of obsession: pain in the chest, arms, legs, or shoulders, a deep sense of envy, an unexpected dog barking, the strongest hunger.


In Japanese folklore the spirit of the treacherous sea. If it is viewed from the front, you can see a woman, though the lower part of her body blurred, as if from behind a rock. She loves to be in front of the exit of the ship or boat at sea, approach the sailors and ask to borrow her scoop. If someone will fulfill her request, she immediately starts pouring water into a ship or a boat as long as the ship slowly went down.

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Spirits of the winds and war in the Armenian mythology, able to change its appearance and become invisible. Their music and dance enchant people and people can lose track of time. Love to fouling.

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The Capra

Wood demon from the folklore of the Philippine Islands, bearded humanoid the growth of 2-3 meters. The invisible man, but could cause him to stray. His presence produces laughter out of nowhere, the abundance of dragonflies and smoke.

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In Iranian mythology a female demon which attracts man, deprives him of love for his wife or bride, and gives birth to his children.

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Beautiful perfumed girls from Gypsy folklore. Singing, kiss or even look can affect the traveler, so he forgot himself, and remained a prisoner. Can birth human child. If such a spirit will lose the child, tearing their hair, which are deposited everywhere the white threads. Can also help people.

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Similar to Russian frights of the mythology of the peoples of the Komi Republic. This malicious spirit, who dwells in the house and annoy its inhabitants. It was thought that a new home was settled carpenters, offended by anything master. To do this, they nakapili on a sliver of a few drops of blood from the little finger on his left hand and hid it in the frame. To avoid this punishment, the settlers were carefully collected what was left of the house was built in pieces and burned in a furnace.

The kink

This fire appeared in the collection of fantasy Sancho XIDAN. They say he appears at the Hachiman, Disecado and Komatsu as a ghostly atmospheric Ghost light.

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In the folklore of the peoples of Western Europe spirits that live in the nasal shapes of sailing ships. People before they appear before a storm or a shipwreck, as a rule, in human form (about three feet tall, boots, red hats and white sailor pants), but sometimes also take the form of a dog, squirrel or cat.

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Kletnick (or Bel. Kletzing) is a spirit living in a crate-the pantry, assistant brownie from Slavic mythology

This is a creature that lives in the granary-a storage room. In the afternoon he slept, and at night he shifts from place to place things, noise. If he's angry with the master of the house, it can make a mess: bags of flour will tear the grain scattered in the winter on a frosty night the door opens, in summer, in the rain, the roof prohodit. Can build of leprosy, with or without cause.

The kludd

In the Flemish (Belgian) folklore, evil forest spirits, werewolves, usually taking the form of a Raven, a black dog or wolf (sometimes with wings), the demonic horse, cat, huge toads, and even wood. On close up you can see two small blue lights that sway and dance. They are considered the eyes of a Ghost.

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Scottish spirit of the house stealing people stuff and making noises, screams and other sounds, although he is rarely the man.

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Kok sex

Malicious spirit from the mythology of the peoples of the Komi Republic. He lost his leg caught in a hunting trap. Hurting people by covering the rust of iron products.

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According to Belarusian beliefs, the dead spirit manifesting itself in the noise of the cemetery trees able to appear in the guise of a gray-haired Raven with human eyes. He lives within the boundaries of the cemetery.

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In Japanese and Chinese folklore, a type of kitsune, the "air Fox". Can use any magic, but only to help weak or for the benefit of people.

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The character of urban legends of Japan, vengeful spirit in the form of a woman with slit from ear to ear with my mouth. She normally goes in a surgical mask. The woman will stop the child and ask: "am I beautiful?" If the child answers "no", then the woman kills him with scissors, who carries with him. If the child says "Yes", then the woman removes the mask, revealing a cut from ear to ear mouth, and asked: "and now?" If the child answers "no", the woman will cut it in half, if he continues to answer "Yes", he cut her mouth from ear to ear.


Malicious spirit from the mythology of the peoples of the Komi Republic. According to legend, he was stripped of the language of a hunter, who drank his first wine, because he annoyed him. For injury began to take revenge on people by sending them colds. Activities were attributed to diseases of the nose and throat, runny nose, sneezing, headache.

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Creature from the folklore of Ireland and the Isle of man, which are found mostly in wells and springs. It's a spirit-a vampire who is the victim in a beautiful woman, they are invisible to others.

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The evil spirit from Finnish folklore. He is able to control a person and lead it to failure or forced to commit indecent acts.

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An evil spirit, usually female, in Jewish demonology. She takes possession of men against their will to give birth to children from them. It was believed that it brings damage to the babies, steals (drinks the blood of newborn babies and sucking the marrow from the bone) and replaces them. She also attributed the damage pregnant women and infertility of women.

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Fishing or Lol — soul in the mythology of the Komi Republic. The soul is in the head of the person responsible for maintaining a life-giving principle in the body (responsible for breathing). Unlike Orta, leaves the body of its owner at the time of death. It can be seen in this moment: it will appear in the form of butterflies or (mice, birds, little man) and transformirovalsya in a cloud or vapor.

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In the Belarusian folklore of the swamp the spirit in the vine. It looks like a very small old man, with a long beard and a single glowing eye. It is considered that appearing on swamp lights this is eyes Lozovik.

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Loima has

In the Belarusian mythology, forest or marsh Ghost female. She looked like the extraordinary beauty of the girl. She pestered the young men who find themselves alone in the woods, and inflame the passion in a man disappeared in the forest.

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In Gypsy folklore, forest spirit. It is usually described as hairy and toothy, with long pendulous ears.

You can meet this description:

"All their body entirely covered with dense coarse hair, huge ears hanging to his shoulders, and their hands were so long that, standing on their thin as poles, legs, localize, not bending over, reach hands to the ground. The faces of localiza extremely ugly. Huge mouth to the ears with protruding sharp teeth, fiercely sparkling eyes bulging, a large flat nose give localitem repulsive, savage appearance."


In the mythology of the peoples of the Komi Republic he represented eddy currents, causing the rotation of water in reservoirs in winter the drifting snow in the field, and during haymaking carrying already assembled around the hay meadow. It was believed that he is afraid of tobacco and to stop prakasit in a meadow was enough to say aloud the name of the plant.

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Forest spirit-the woman in the mythology of the peoples of the Komi Republic. It was represented in the form of a hunched old woman in dirty clothes with a crutch in hand who lured children into his cabin in the forest and forcibly kept there.

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Micosi-of nudo

In Japanese mythology, a terrible spirit in the guise of a traveling monk with a long neck, attacking travelers. Able to grow to a great height, then he's got sharp claws and fur like a beast.

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In Russian folklore, the home of the spirit, leave on the floor, wet footprints.

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In the mythology of the peoples of the Komi Republic, the common name of the evil spirit, the evil forces. It's the devil, devil, devil, all undead, ghosts and strange phenomena and occurrences.

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Night spirit from Slavic mythology, which comes to a person during sleep, and pressure to the bruises to the changes in their lives (if those bruises will hurt — worse, if they are not sensitive — all goes well). It may seem in the form of a Ghost or shadow.

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The restless spirits of the

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In the views of almost any mythology, there are the souls of people who for whatever reason are unable to leave this world. Typically, these consider the souls of people who died suddenly, very young, gone from this world tragically (often the death is violent, associated with wars, epidemics). Sometimes they are called "publicans" - i.e., the soul, which mytestou due to the fact that someone or something is holding (unfinished business, grief of loved ones, etc.).


In Japanese mythology, a mysterious and powerful spirit that looks like a kindly old man with a large head. Known as the "Supreme Commander over all Monsters".

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According to legend, the Komi peoples Nirton this noseless spirit, sending childhood diseases. Nose he cut off with a sickle, a woman, when he, taking the form of a beautiful guy crept to her Breasts, but something caught his inhuman nature. Since then avenges women that brews a potion and with it sends to the children diseases: boils, rubella etc.

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In Japanese folklore, local Ghost town of Honjo in Tokyo's Sumida district, living in the channel and aimed at fishermen who stray too close to his home.

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In Japanese mythology, the spirit that lives high in the Central tower of the Himeji castle. He takes the image of a majestic old woman in dvenadtsatikolonnom kimono. This is a very powerful creature, able to manage people. She can read the human heart and learn about his true desires, and then manipulate it as she pleases. It controls many animal-like spirits that serve her messengers. They say that seeing her face will instantly die.

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Oshiroi Baba

The local spirit that met in the villages Totsuka and Yoshino in the Japanese Prefecture of Nara. Oshiroi Baba appears in winter in the form of a hunched old woman with a tattered hat on his head and a stick in his hands. Her face sloppily superimposed a lot of white powder that looks very scary.

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In the Belgian mythology, an evil spirit lived in East Flanders. This creature with long claws and fiery breath, the night attacker sinners. He grabbed the man and rode him until closer to perekraska, which could not cross. It has the appearance of a giant horse with glowing eyes.

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In Japanese mythology, a mountain spirit that looks like an ugly old woman, very mean looking, with feet to the head covered with long black hair. Friendly people who treat her with respect. By nightfall she occasionally visits someone from the villagers, or comes to a mountain hut, begging for food and shelter. If the owners are kind and invite her in the house, owney addition to the local huge amount of thread, enough for the whole family, and then disappears.

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The legends of the Komi people, this spirit was lost an ear, when he finds the hay in the hips, fanned the seeds. The farmer loading hay on a raft to take him from the hay home, threw a pitchfork hips away and trampled underfoot. After that, the spirit was left without an ear, but began to hurt the hay with even greater zeal.

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In supernovasky tradition, the spirit of fire. According to popular descriptions, the spirits of fire were small, with Pogarelaia was anthropomorphic, thin and a blue skirt.

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In Slavic mythology, the spirit of the hot noon, it overtakes those who, contrary to popular tradition working in the field at noon. Presented in the form of a girl in a white dress, with long hair, or shaggy as an old woman. Is considered the epitome of sunstroke. Able to burn the crops.

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In the beliefs of the Nizhny Novgorod province of the evil spirit living in the fields, on the ground.

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Dogs Annona

In the mythology of the British Celts, it's ghostly white hounds with red ears. They were the harbingers of death. They attributed the barking coming out of nowhere.

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Fiery spirit from Slavic mythology. According to Czech belief, it can be born from an egg, which for nine days and nights the person sitting on the stove. Usually it looks like a bird or dragon with the glistening body, hair of flame and a glow emanating from his mouth. He can turn into fire. Usually, he executes the orders of his master.

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In German folklore, an evil female spirits of the field, who go naked, showing his black chest, from which oozes a poisonous milk.

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In Latvian and Lithuanian folklore, the spirit that lives in the mill and is in the form of a black cat. It helps the millers, bringing grain.

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In Japanese mythology, the angry spirits of tree leaves that appear where the support post is installed upside down (not as the tree grew). They creak and groan, imitating the sound's sagging beams, and sometimes even say the whole phrase, e.g., "my Neck hurts!", can cause Democratie, breaking things in the house and even cause a fire.

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In Japanese folklore, a small (approximately 30 to 120 centimeters) mountain spirits the only humanoid with a twisted back leg. Sometimes they attack people. If this happens, you should shout: "Hideri-Gami!", then sansey will run away in horror. But if the spirit shout "Sansey!", the person will suffer a terrible misfortune, for example, he is sick or his house will burn.

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In Japanese folklore, the so-called special kind of spirits that look like ghostly fire covered dish (usually nine), flying over the well of Himeji castle ("the Castle of the White herons" at the foot of the mountain Hime (Hyogo, Harima region)).

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The spirit dwelling in the Prefecture of Kagoshima, on the island Kikaijima. When a person goes at night on the road, suddenly the eyes can obscure a wide branch of creatures like the tree that cannot be circumvented.

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Sin sex

One-eyed evil spirit from the mythology of the peoples of the Komi Republic. He was deprived of his eyes by some blacksmith. Offended people annoy them, hanging everywhere the web.

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Spirit of the house in the Italian mythology in the guise of little men in fancy robes and red hats. He loves to pester the kids and play pranks, but can tell you where the treasure is buried, or suggest the winning numbers in the lottery.

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In the folklore of the Scandinavian peoples of the forest spirits. They can enchant, make you mad, maim and even kill. I can spend hours to drive through the woods, forced to climb through the fallen trees, etc., Capable of enter into an intimate relationship with people. Women can even give birth to a child after such communication.

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In medieval European tradition, a female demon who enters into intimate relationships with people. Succubus, from Latin succubare — "to lie under".

For early demonologists, succubi were a kind of dream demons, real beings of the non-human world. In the middle Ages, their reality was not questioned, only the interpretation changed. Now they were either messengers of the devil, or he himself in female form. Later, when it will be noticed that the phenomenon of such mysterious lovers often occurs in a special "borderline" state of consciousness-between sleep and wakefulness.


In English folklore homemade spirits who love to rattle and knock. They turn into animals and run around the house in the guise of squirrels or cats. They were pounding on the walls, banging on the stairs, slamming doors, throwing in passing bricks and stones, running around, jumping and shouting in the night, dragged from a sleepy bed covers, the servants extinguish the candles, tipping borovnica the pail and spilling the milk, laughing with an evil laughter and more.

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A little mischievous spirits of the Japanese Prefecture of Okayama. In rainy nights, they appear where people go and RUB against the tibia, underfoot and poking his nose under his knees, in every way making it difficult to walk. Often describe them like dogs or cats.

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Sasuke Cochin

As stated in the legends of Niigata Prefecture, rainy nights the light appears and flies around the place where the bodies were washed from graves.

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Creature from Zulu mythology. He seems angry spirit, similar to gnome (for a variety of beliefs, also may resemble a zombie, poltergeist or gremlin) that can become invisible.

Tikoloshe are called limitnone to create problems for others: to scare the children, cause diseases or even death of the victim.

According to shaman Credo Mutwa, beings able to take a different look from the appearance of the gremlin, humanoid to of sushestva, like the bear.

Targetrow bull

Ghost in Icelandic folklore. It looks like a bull with drooping skin, created by a sorcerer from hooves and bones.

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Furry mischievous spirit of the house of the Cantabrian folklore. It was believed that he showed his presence by throwing flour, drinking milk or splashing, flapping and creaking of doors or Windows, hiding shoes, as well as sounds of unknown origin, laughter or crying. As a rule, presented in the guise of a mischievous imp, totally covered in black fur, with green eyes, crooked protruding teeth, with barely visible horns and a tail.

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In Japanese mythology it is newbooty the spirit of the old woman who died of shame when caught stealing. He appears mostly in the rain by the river in the form of a burning head of an old woman or a large fireball.

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The Ghost of Icelandic folklore in the guise of a human or animal, chasing a specific person or all people of his kind. Could be harmless, but more often repaired in a variety of ways, sometimes even trying to kill.

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Hee-but Tama

In Japanese folklore, the so called group of evil spirits in the form of fireballs, flying through the air.

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Hideigami (Japanese: 日 日, deity of drought) - a mythical variety of yokai in Japanese folklore that has the power to cause drought. Borrowed from China, where this creature is called batsu.

This spirit looks like a ridiculous hairy humanoid exclusively female, while quite small (from sixty to ninety centimeters) in height, has eyes on the top of his head, and moves quickly ("like the wind").

It is described as a beast with one arm, one leg, and one eye


In Chinese mythology, a spirit who had a human body and two heads, which served as nests, where the bees could defer med.

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The dragon

In the Belarusian and Polish mythology, the spirit in the form of a snake. Three kinds Smokov: General (the dragon), Domovoi (the house) and Forest (forest man).

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In Japanese folklore is wood spirits in the form of bluish-white balls ognennye appearing among the branches in the forest. Their fire is completely harmless to trees and humans.

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The shadow man

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They have been described as "teppodama figure", often in human form, but not only (in our practice there were, for example, medetomodine creatures, and a creature similar to a horse). Usually see them on the periphery of vision. Usually they don't do anything wrong, but the observer there is a clear feeling of someone's third-party presence.

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Black Shaq

The ghostly black dog from the English (stories about him are part of folklore Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Essex) legends.

The creature is huge (the size of a very large dog or even a moose), having shaggy black fur, huge red eyes "the size of a saucer" and sharp bared teeth. It is a harbinger of death or, more rarely, a killer.


The character of the Carpatho-Balkan demonology, known in Albania. Beliefs about it known in Slovakia, southern Poland, Slovenia, Croatia.

According to the ideas of the poles, Podhale, shtriga — the evil witch, is able to take milk from others ' cows and sheep, to attack sleeping children and drink their blood, to inflict disease on men and cattle. Along with this, the word shtriga is often designated the spirit of a deceased person, the vampire, night of the Ghost or soul of the dead witch.


In Altai mythology, evil spirits of the underworld. They inflict disease, steal a person's soul. They are in the form of a black vortex or in the form of a beautiful girl.

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El Cuco

El cuco (cucuy or, Coca, cuca, Coco) was a mysterious monster, a Ghost, who is mentioned in scary stories for children in many Hispanic and Lusophone countries. For its cultural value it is similar to the American Bogeyman, and the Bogeyman from Slavic folklore.

El cuco has a gender, though to distinguish it in appearance of the monster is impossible. While the folk names of beings of different sexes are different: cuco is a monster of a male cook and female .

El Familiar

The legend is known in the sugar factories of the North-East of Argentina.According to popular belief, it's a spirit that devours people when wandering the cane fields. There are several records that refer to his appearance: some of them describe it as a big snake, others like a dog, while many others give it a humanoid traits or characteristics of a translucent shade. He has large red glowing eyes and fiery hair color. He feeds on human flesh. About it know only those who were its victims. No edged weapons or firearms can not damage it.


In Japanese mythology the ghostly spirit of the mountains. This nickname translates as "snow woman".

It appears winter nights when it's snowing, in a Blizzard or when the moon is full and lies in wait for travellers, which ruthlessly kills. She's tall, incredibly beautiful woman, with long black (occasionally white) hair, dark purple eyes and smooth white skin cold as ice.


In Japanese mythology the one-eyed mountain spirits. This low creature reminiscent of boys about ten years, with a short torso and long legs. Their entire body is covered with very thin, light hair, and on his head grow long brown hair. They have one eye in the middle of the forehead. They are very skilled at mimicking sounds, imitating the noise of the falling rocks, wind, dynamite or drilling rig. In addition, they can learn human languages and even sing human songs. Attack cows and horses, love to get into the house and take a bath, leaving the walls a thick layer of hair and fat.


Field Silesian demon mythology, appearing in the boggy fields in the form of a partridge, pheasant or hare. If you do manage to catch, it becomes the home of the spirit, helping with the housework.

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