In ZOROASTRIANISM, the DEMON of lethargy, long sleep, and sloth. Busyasta is a female demon with yellow, jaundiced skin and long claws. She makes men oversleep and neglect their religious duties.

Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology. . 2009.

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  • Bushyasta — (Avestan, būšyāsta , būšiiąstā ) is the Zoroastrian demon ( daeva ) of Sloth . Her stock epithet is the long handed. In scripture as well as in later tradition, Bushyasta (Middle Persian Bushasp ) is the hypostasis of laziness and idleness. She… …   Wikipedia

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