BABA-YAGAAlso known as BABA-JAGA
Slavering Slavic Spirit of Death
BABA-YAGA was originally a very old Slav goddess of death and regeneration, along with her skeletal son KOSCHEI. Nowadays she has gone seriously down-market and ekes out a living as a hideous hag of horror.
If this doesn’t make you chicken out, one stare from BABA-YAGA's own eyes will turn you to stone, and her mighty mouth has knives for teeth. She can also pole herself around in a giant pestle and mortar, which she uses to crush, grind up and unpetrify her victims.
There is only one way to defeat her and that's to be invited in for dinner. If this happens, under no circumstances allow her to eat you. If you survive the ordeal, she will be forced to give you useful advice over dessert.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
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Location : Czech Republic, Poland and Russia
Gender : Female
Type : Deity
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : BAD, best avoided
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : BABA-JAGA
Popularity index : 2218
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