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Arikura-no-baba (蟻鞍の婆 ant-saddle hag) is a character from the folklore of Gifu Prefecture , Japan. She was an old woman with supernatural powers who lived in Takayama. She used prayer to stop the eruption of a mountain after it had been rumbling for seven days, and turned the hot water of an onsen cold by throwing a horse's hoof into it.
- Kaii-Yōkai Denshō Database: Arikura-no-baba
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