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YAMA

Picture of the Indian Death God YAMA from our Indian mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

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 : 4895

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Article last updated on 22 January 2014 by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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