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Japanese Zodiac

The Heian Period of Japan is considered the Golden Age. It is also a great age of superstition, magic and mantic practices. Did you know that the number 4 is unlucky In the Japanese culture?¬† At the time of Pillow Book of the Flower Samurai everyone believed that the ghosts of the dead, if not properly¬† buried and prayed for, would haunt and even kill anyone who did not honor them.   The Chinese zodiac, adopted by the Japanese, which some of you may have… Continue reading →