So maybe what you call demons could possibly fit onto the description of pathological psychopaths ? Dangerous people without empathy whose mind, brain, emotional body unfortunately can never be restored back into an understanding, feeling, recognising being ? People who are capable to do heiness crimes, incredible brutal and destructive acts against other people without being hindered by their conscience or consciousness...And who are not capable to feel any remorse or regret afterwards.
Or are demons inivisble for the human eye... I get the impression that nowadays some demons are literally embodied or realised through pathological psychopaths...
Do you think this is possible ?
And how could they be put under control, if their inherent nature seems to be to be completely out of control ?
Tashi delek V,
Humans can be like a devil, heavently, animal, hungry goast.
We can behave like a devil, god etc. We have the abbility to be that, no doubt about it and we can make more out of it .
The other beings are unseen to the most of us. Mostly they experience the effects of these beings like illness, luck etc.
For these purposes humans invented rituals to come in contact, prayers is one very welknown ritual.
Further some demons like to posess a body or kill that body after use.
Sure there are people who are possesed by demons, which was mostly caused in their weak moments .
Others like the Ne Chung and Shugden oracles are done on a voluntary base.
Here the human body is made suitable for the visiting oracle.
So the monks here live a pure live, if not the case the body is suitable for a bad demon.
Demons are put under control by certain demon traps.
We can compare this with the Goast of Alladin in the bottle.
a Demon can come out of the trap, on certain vows / conditions, in Tibetan Traditions they can be transformed into Dharma Protectors and are very powerfull (because a demon can be powerful).
So the vows of a demon is the chain back to the trap, if they would break them.
I do not know until now such a case, but maybe another one knows it.