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Yama

Introduction

Yama, the God of death, sometimes called Yima in Iranian dialects, or Yama Raja (means “king”) Ymir and Yama in other regions. According to early Hindu theology, Yama was  the king of Sheol. And now he has already become the   sovereign of underworld in Buddhism. The Buddhist text Wen Diyu Jing indicated that Yama had once been  a king who lost in a battle and then   promised  to be the king of Narakas (means “hell”. Thus he and his eighteen ministers became the governors of the underworld. And more  than millions of his subordinates  became jailors of the hell.

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Yama

Yama, the God of death, sometimes called Yima in Iranian dialects, or Yama Raja (means “king”) Ymir and Yama in other regions. According to early Hindu theology, Yama was  the king of Sheol. And now he has already become the   sovereign of underworld in Buddhism. The Buddhist text Wen Diyu Jing indicated that Yama had once been  a king who lost in a battle and then   promised  to be the king of Narakas (means “hell”. Thus he and his eighteen ministers became the governors of the underworld. And more  than millions of his subordinates  became jailors of the hell.