Balam

Central American - 4 Mayan guardian deities. They protect the individual from danger, one standing at each corner of a settlement. Their names are listed under Bacabs. On occassion, called Balam.
Buddhist - A goddess of healing. Also referred to as Balam.
General - A demon. One of the 72 Spirits of Solomon. This being is said to have one human and two animal heads and can foretell the future. In some versions, he is depicted as a bull or as a naked man riding a bear and carrying a hawk. Also identified as Balam.

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