THE WOOD SPIRIT*. Local name – KAUKAS /ˈkɑʊkɑs/.
The good spirit of fertility, harvest and prosperity. He doesn’t bring money, but helps to make the harvest long-lasting. The spirit of the woods is depicted as a small man in the shape of a tadpole. This good spirit lives in the forest, under the ground. He is visible at night in the moonlight, or on a foggy day.
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