Yenoki

Japanese - A priest at a shrine dedicated to Fudo. He broke the rules by looking at the ugly god in the shrine for which he was blinded in one eye and turned into a tengu. When he died, his spirit entered the cryptomeria tree. He appeared in the form of a handsome youth and enticed many maidens from the nearby village where they were taking part in wicked rites. When a priest threatened to chop his tree down, Yenoki admitted that he had taken the girls and tied them to trees. They now repented and led blameless lives. Sometimes referred to as Yenoki.

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