The original but not necessarily best Hindu demons
They were spawned from Night and Ignorance when BRAHMA was floundering with his first Do-it-Yourself project.The RAKSHASAS (female: YASHAS) are rapacious, revolting, rambunctious, rampant evil. Not a glimmer of good. The only glimmering is in their rage-red glowing eyes. They embody every nasty nauseous horror known to man — with great reserves of the unknown that you really don't want to know about.
They can take any form and creep into any crevice — especially one of yours. Look for glowing red eyes and lolling tongues — possibly claws. That's all you have to go on.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
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Location : India
Gender : Male
Type : Demon
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : BAD, best avoided
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 208
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