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About the size of a child aged 6 to 10, the Kappa is nonetheless incredibly strong.
It attacks horses, cattle, and humans, usually dragging its prey into the water, where, according to various legends, it feeds on their blood, or drains their life force, or pulls out their livers through their anuses, or sucks out their entrails, leaving nothing behind except a hollow gourd.
- Mary Anne Radmacher The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God.
Above two photos were scanned from the English book entitled Pandemonium and Parade: Japanese Monsters and the Culture of Yōkai,by Michael Dylan Foster. The defining characteristic of the Kappa is the hollow cavity atop its head.
This saucer-like depression holds a strength-giving fluid.
Gabi Greve One of the most curious forms of Suijin is said to manifest itself inside sewage water. Gabi Greve, a long-time resident of Japan: "When we remodeled our old Japanese farmhouse, we had to do something about the old toilet.
It was just a small pond in the ground, with two beams over it where you had to balance real hard while performing your job. The local carpenter decided to drain the sewage water, fill the hole up with earth, and level it with the rest of the ground.