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161-Japanese folklore: Karma

By Jason Weiser, Carissa Weiser / Bardic

Two stories from Japanese folklore today dealing with the consequences of our actions. The first has a woman chasing a dumpling across her floor…and into a mysterious, far-away land. The second is what happens when a horrible tragedy brings two people together…only to have their fates tear them apart. The creature is the Peluda, a vicious turtle dragon (not Bowser, though) who’s mad about not being allowed on Noah’s ark. He’s working out his emotions in…less than healthy ways (by killing everything). — Sponsors: Handy! Get your first 3-hour learning for only $29 when you sign up for a cleaning plan. Just go to and use the promo code LEGENDS BOMBAS: Get 20% off of your first purchase by going to -- Jizo article: — Music: “Dog and Pony Show” by Podington Bear “Evenhanded” by Podington Bear “Order of Entrance” by Blue Dot Sessions “Clouds at the Gap” by Blue Dot Sessions “Um Pepino” by Blue Dot Sessions “Min” by Blue Dot Sessions “Releasing the Sculpture” by Podington Bear

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