The Dreaded Northern Pillow (kitamakura) and Fan Death (Ep. 136)

Uncanny Japan - Japanese Folklore, Folktales, Myths and Language

Nov 15 2023 • 20 mins

Is sleeping with your head facing north a practice that'll bring you bad luck and invite death or is it good luck, welcoming a restful night's sleep and money?

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