The spirit or soul (tamashii), which has both good and bad aspects (Shintō).
A forest creature whose feet are inverted. They point backward so that forest trekkers are waylaid.
In: General folklore
A spirit who owns the deer and wild pigs. Hunters offer betel nuts to this spirit before hunting or setting traps in the forest.
In: Philippine mythology
A god who healed men who had fallen from trees or who had been bitten by sharks.
A god of surgery who is invoked also in fractures, bruises, dislocations, etc.
The thunder deity, an important culture hero and shaman. He retired to a lake in the mountains. He is associated with weather.