al basti Picture

i made this piece for designerviolence magazine [link]

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türkçe [link]

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al basti is mythic creature in turkish folklore. she is enemy of umay.

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Al Basti (Also Al Kardai or just Al) is a tormenting feminine night-demon in Turkish folklore (Anatolia, Turkmenistan). Those who she visits are said to wake up in an intense fever. She is also known to steal horses, who are found sweating and exhausted in the morning, and unable to provide a full day's work. Due to her torments, she is also known as the "red mother" or "red lady". Her curse is similar to that which was accused of many witches in Russia, which points to similar origins in the two myths.

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its similar to "abaasy" also

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