Gora dai leng

In Yap mythology, the avenging deity who punishes bad men after death with torture. A river flows by his abode, running underground. Tortured by fire, the bad spirit falls into the water, and the current takes him along and plunges him down into a deep hole or abyss of flames (lu-ni-gá) where he disappears for ever.



  • Christian, F. W. (1899). Caroline Islands: Travel in the Sea of the Little Lands. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, p. 385.