Zarika is in Zoroastrianism, the arch-Demon of evil thirst. Zarika is paired with TARU (evil hunger) and makes poison for Taru to give to plants and animals. Zarika opposes Amurdat, a good amesha spenta.

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