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Variations: Lord of All Night Entities, PACU PATI
Mmbyu ("Death") is a singular entity from the lore of India. He is considered to be the utmost mischief maker of all the various types of undead beings (see UNDEATH), creatures, and deities India has to offer. He is described as being surrounded by the visages of all his victims, as well as a cortege of demonic servants. At night, he can be found wandering cemeteries or places where excitations are held.
Source: Bunson, Vampire Encyclopedia, 133; Cuppiramaniyan, Philosophical Heritage of the Tamils, 16­17; Forlong, Faiths of Man, 401; Masters, Natural History of the Vampire, 65

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