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Posted On: 4 July 2021 12:01 pm
Updated On: 4 July 2021 01:48 pm

#QTip: Why do seafarers fear Bu Daryah? (Qatari folktales part 2)

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Next up on QTip's horror stories edition is Bu Daryah (Bu Draeyah) and Mr. Q is back to tell you all about this devious and sly sea creature also known as the "Father of the Sea" or the "Lord of the Sea". This story highlights Qatar's maritime heritage and the bravery of the sailors, divers, and fishermen against this malicious creature.

Why are seafarers afraid of this mysterious and legendary creature? Hit the play button to find out!

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Which folktales and urban legends from Qatar and the Arabian Gulf would you like us to feature next? Let us know in the comments!