A hawk-like monster, trailing flames, which appears in the Gazu Hyakki Tsurezure Bukuro
. True to its name, its limbs appear to be burning bundles of straw or sticks. Sekien gives the following explanation:
Although its name is Taimatsu, it is the light which comes from the rocks thrown by the tengu which makes its home in the
sugi trees of deep mountain valleys, I did not see it in my dreaming heart.
A similar creature, which may have been the basis for Sekien's creation, appears in some picture scrolls, such as a Hyakki Yakō Emaki
in the collection of the Tokyo National Museum, and the Ihon Hyakki Yakō Zu
, where it is labeled ma-en
Inada p. 288, Murakami 2005 p. 197.