For some reason he really bears a grudge against humans. He tried every dirty trick to stop Gautama spreading his message of enlightenment, including sending his own daughters to seduce him away from his mission.
However, the Buddha just smiled and sent him packing with a simple demon-repelling hand gesture he’d just invented.
Mara (2) Facts and Figures
Name: Mara (2)
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
Role: Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating: BAD, best avoided
Popularity index: 913
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Article last revised on September 20, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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