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Mongolian Lore, Gods, Demigods, Heroes, Symbols, and Other Famous Mythological Characters
Ba JaA general who became an official in the heavenly bureaucracy. On occassion, identified as Ba Ja.
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Black TenguAn aspect of Tengu as a malevolent. Bringer of disease. Also commonly referred to as Black Tengu, Eastern Tengu or Eastern Tengu.
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DzajagaA sky god. Sometimes identified as Dzajaga, Dzajan, Dzajan, Dzajaga-Tengri or Dzajaga-Tengri.
Gala-wan-tengeriA Buriat fire-god. A god of lightning. Also called Gala-wan-tengeri, Gali-edzin, Gali-edzin or Galai-khan.
Galai-khanA fire-god. Called Galai-khan, Gala-wan-tengeri, Gala-wan-tengeri, Gali-edzin, Buriat Gali-edzin or Buriat Gali-edzin.
Gali-edzinA Buriat fire-god. Also called Gali-edzin, Gala-wan-tengeri, Gala-wan-tengeri or Galai-khan.
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Karaty-khanA hero who killed the man-eating demon, Punegusse. Sometimes called Karaty-khan, Itje, Itje, Karaty-Khan, Punegusse or Punegusse.
kereThe unicorn. Sometimes known as kere, Chinese ch'i-lin, Chinese ch'i-lin, kirin, unicorn, Japanese kirin, Japanese kirin, ch'i-lin, Tibetan serou or Tibetan serou.
KhovduudOne of the 11 sons of Khori Tumed and a swan-maiden. In some references, known as Khovduud.
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Margye PongiA mountain. It was to this mountain that, at the end of his mission on earth, Gesar Khan returned to be purified. In some references, referred to as Margye Pongi.
Morgan-karaThe first shaman. He was reputed to have the power of raising the dead. Sometimes known as Morgan-kara.
PunegusseA man-eating demon. This demon was killed by the hero Itje. It is said that mosquitoes were created from the demon's corpse. Also commonly called Punegusse, Karaty-khan, Karaty-khan or Itje.
Qormusta Tengriread more »
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tukThe sacred standard of the khan. This emblem was made from nine yak tails. Also referred to as tuk.
White TengriA benevolent aspect of Tengri. Also called White Tengri, Western Tengri or Western Tengri.