LAKHE: A Demon Among DEITIES [Culture]
LAKHE is a demon in Nepalese folklore. He is depicted with a ferocious face, protruding fangs and mane of red or black hair. Lakhes figure prominently in traditional Newar culture of Nepal Mandala. The Lakhe tradition is found in the Kathmandu Valley and other Newar settlements throughout Nepal
Lakhes are said to be demons who used to live in the forests and later became protectors to the townspeople. A female Lakhe is known as LASIN
The other common legendary being in Nepalese folklore is the Khyah, who is depicted as a fat, hairy ape-like creature.
In Nepal, inthe newari community, lakhe is to be believed the demon with full impower for the flusing around all the evil powers and the spirituals taking away from the newari peoples.
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