Buddhist Mythology

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GAKI

Japanese Starvation Spirit

Hungry Ghosts. There are 36 categories of them

They are mostly just looking for a little sustenance and somewhere warm to stay. Human bodies are so inviting.

It’s rather like having malaria if a Gaki gets in. Shivers, sweating and a gradual wasting.

Gaki Facts and Figures

Name: Gaki
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male and female
Type: Spirit
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Hunger
Area of expertise: Hunger

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 1238

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Article last revised on September 20, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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