Are ther any Buddhist rites for Exorcising Demons?

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Re: Are ther any Buddhist rites for Exorcising Demons?

Postby gavesako » Thu Jan 17, 2013 1:07 pm

You can read this funny blog entry about pabbājaniya kammavāca, or the "formal act of banishment," in Burma:
http://thebahiyablog.blogspot.com/2013/ ... -east.html
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Re: Are ther any Buddhist rites for Exorcising Demons?

Postby gavesako » Fri Jan 18, 2013 10:20 am

Red shirts to drive away ghosts

When 10 healthy men died one after another last month, villagers realized they were under attack by a "widow ghost" so red shirts went up to protect each house.

http://www.bangkokpost.com/learning/lea ... way-ghosts
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Kiṃkusalagavesī anuttaraṃ santivarapadaṃ pariyesamāno... (MN 26)

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