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It describes the creature as appearing at funerals, heralded by winds so great they could knock over mourners and take the coffin into the sky. A Priest must be present and throw his rosary if this is to stop, otherwise, the coffin would be lost. It goes on the say that if the taken deceased had lived a life of sin then the Kasha would tear the body apart and find tree branches and rocks to hang the parts on.1
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1. Yoda, H. and Alt, M. (2016) “Japandemonium: Illustrated: The Yokai Encyclopaedia of Toriyama Sekien.”. New York: over Publications, Inc.
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