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Folk tales, similar to myths and mystic tales, are very rich for their capacities to be deciphered. The stories known as Hātem Nāme are among the folktales, and one of which called Hammām-e Bādgard (Ventilated Bath) is studied in this article following the combined psychological- mythological perspective of Jung and Campbell. This story narrates the mystic journey of the protagonist, Hātem. He goes through all stages of the ritual conduct starting with accepting of anima and entering to the World of Unconsciousness, being instructed by the Wise Old Man, struggling with the different aspects of his Shadow, and finally going out of the bath, taking the steps of Initiation, crossing the Water and being reborn and reaching the Unconscious Abyss to kill his Inside Parrot, which is a symbol for Utilitarian mind and discovering one’s Substantial gem.