Konjaku Monogatarishu (Tales of Times Now Past)
(Heian Period, 794-1185)

Sarugami (a wicked monkey spirit which is
defeated by a dog) from the Konjaku Monogatarishu

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Konjaku Monogatarishu
  • Known as: Tales of Times Now Past
  • Date: late Heian Period, 794-1185
  • Place: Japan
  • Language: Japanese
  • What it is: Japanese story anthology containing over 1,000 tales from India, China and Japan

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