Hindu Mythology

The colorful deities and demons of India...


Hindu Demons

The plague whisperers

These are young demons and ghosts. They hover in mid-air and are more or less invisible. There are two ways to avoid them if you know they are about. Lie flat, because they cannot settle, or keep some turmeric smoldering in a bowl or cook with it. It works like garlic on vampires.

Why go to all this trouble? They sound harmless. No — they are not — they can drop poison and plague into your ears.

Now, we at Godchecker can suggest a third way. Wear earplugs.

Bhûtas Facts and Figures

Name: Bhûtas
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male
Type: Demons
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: BAD, best avoided
Popularity index: 2122

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Article last revised on September 18, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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