In demonology, Vapula is a powerful Great Duke of Hell.
Other spelling: Naphula.
Vapula is a powerful Great Duke of Hell that commands thirty-six legions of demons.
Vapula is depicted as a griffin-winged lion.
Vapula teaches Philosophy, Mechanics, and sciences.
Vapula is a great duke and a strong, he is seene like a lion with griphens wings, he maketh a man subtill and wonderfull in handicrafts, philosophie, and in sciences conteined in bookes, and is ruler over thirtie six legions. Pseudomonarchia daemonum - Johann Wier (1583)
The Sixtieth Spirit is Vapula, or Naphula. He is a Duke Great, Mighty, and Strong; appearing in the Form of a. Lion with Gryphon's Wings. His Office is to make Men Knowing in all Handcrafts and Professions, also in Philosophy, and other Sciences. He governeth 36 Legions of Spirits, and his Seal or Character is thus made, and thou shalt wear it as aforesaid, etc. Goetia - S. L. MacGregor Mathers (1904)