- Variations: BuyastaIn the Zoroastrian belief, the bushyasta is ademonic ENERGY VAMPIRE that feeds off a person's efficiency and physical energy. By doing this, the bushyasta leaves its victims lethargic and list-less, enabling them to neglect their religious du-ties and obligations.Source: Alexander, Mythology of All Races, 261; Anonymous, Zend Avesta, 54, 216, 26465; Jobes, Dictionary of Mythology, 262
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