Cesmak
(Cheshmak, Cheshmak the Karap)
   In ZOROASTRIANISM, the DEMON of whirlwinds and destruction. In the Denkart, Cesmak is a harlot with a body of gold and big breasts. She tries to seduce the prophet Zarathustra (Zoroaster) when he returns from a meeting with Ohrmadz in heaven, but he defeats her.

Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology. . 2009.

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