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Pishacha (Skt. piśāca; Tib. ཤ་ཟ་, Wyl. sha za) is a class of non-human beings traditionally associated with the wild, remote places of the earth. They are considered particularly violent and known to devour flesh. Thus the term was translated into Tibetan as “flesh eater.”[1]


  1. 84000 Translating the Words of the Buddha.