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Mythology Monday: Baba Yaga

Any fairytale and folklore fanatic will tell you that across all cultures, you find many similarities between mythological figures. Baba Yaga could also be three different women that are never apart – hello Fates, Norns and Wayward Sisters! – but in general, she is depicted as that one with the cloak and the walking stick and the shack in the woods with a suspiciously large cauldron or fireplace.