Astovidotuv is in Zoroastrianism, the red Demon who binds the soul at death and separates it from the body. Astrovidotu is often mentioned in association with AESHMA, the principal Demon of evil. He is called the “creation of the Demons” in Pahlavi texts.


The Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology – Written by Rosemary Ellen Guiley – Copyright © 2009 by Visionary Living, Inc.