INDIAN MYTHOLOGY

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YAMA

Picture of YAMA from our Indian mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders. Read the full story here.

Indian Death God

Buffalo-headed Indian Lord of Death

Takes evil doers to Hell or guides them to re-birth. He does think fleshly passions block enlightenment though.

Meanwhile, why not try his Chinese equivalent, YEN-LO-WANG?

YAMA FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : YAMA
Location : India
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Death
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : NEUTRAL, may not care
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 3727

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Article last updated on 22 January 2014 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "YAMA: God of Death from Indian mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 22 Jan. 2014. Web. 22 July 2014.

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