Are ther any Buddhist rites for Exorcising Demons?

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Re: Are ther any Buddhist rites for Exorcising Demons?

Post by 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" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Kiṃkusalagavesī anuttaraṃ santivarapadaṃ pariyesamāno... (MN 26)

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Re: Are ther any Buddhist rites for Exorcising Demons?

Post by 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" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Bhikkhu Gavesako
Kiṃkusalagavesī anuttaraṃ santivarapadaṃ pariyesamāno... (MN 26)

Access to Insight - Theravada texts
Ancient Buddhist Texts - Translations and history of Pali texts
Dhammatalks.org - Sutta translations

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