Hindu - One of the 2 dogs of the underworld. These two dogs guarded Kalichi, Yama's palace in the underworld and rounded up the souls of the dead, leading them to judgment. Sabala was envisaged as a spotted dog but the other dog, Syama, was black. In some accounts, called Sabala.
Jain - Gods of the underworld. These beings torture the wicked dead with hot pliers, pulling out pieces of their flesh. Occasionally identified as Sabala.

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