One of the KITSUNE, she is a fox spirit with several tails. She has also appeared in several tales.
If you go to a place called Nasu and wander onto a lonely moor you may see an upright pillar. Under no circumstances go to sleep near it as TAMAMO-NO-MAE lives inside and she will be tempted to come out and kill you.
No — it may be all right now. A Buddhist priest called Genno stopped for a rest and prayed the foxy spirit into submission. She has promised not to do it again. However we still think there should be a warning notice — ‘Sleep Here at Your Own Risk.’
Tamano-no-Mae Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Jewell Maiden, Hoji, Tamano-no-Maye
Type: spiritual being
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Animals and Creatures
Area of expertise: Animals, Creatures
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
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Article last updated on 30 November 2017 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.