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Mongolian Lore, Gods, Demigods, Heroes, Symbols, and Other Famous Mythological Characters
Begze Sunenread more »
Black TenguAn aspect of Tengu as a malevolent. Bringer of disease. Sometimes known as Black Tengu, Eastern Tengu or Eastern Tengu.
Bogdo LamaThe third senior Buddhist monk, leader of the movement in Mongolia. In some lore, occasionally called Bogdo Lama.
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Chinggis Khanread more »
Gala-wan-tengeriA Buriat fire-god. A god of lightning. Also referred to as Gala-wan-tengeri, Gali-edzin, Gali-edzin or Galai-khan.
Galai-khanA fire-god. In some lore, occasionally known as Galai-khan, Gala-wan-tengeri, Gala-wan-tengeri, Gali-edzin, Buriat Gali-edzin or Buriat Gali-edzin.
Gali-edzinA Buriat fire-god. Occasionally identified as 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. In some references, called Karaty-khan, Itje, Itje, Karaty-Khan, Punegusse or Punegusse.
kereThe unicorn. Referred to as kere, Chinese ch'i-lin, Chinese ch'i-lin, kirin, unicorn, Japanese kirin, Japanese kirin, ch'i-lin, Tibetan serou or Tibetan serou.
KhalbinOne of the 11 sons of Khori Tumed and a swan-maiden. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Khalbin.
Manzasiriread more »
Margye PongiA mountain. It was to this mountain that, at the end of his mission on earth, Gesar Khan returned to be purified. Also commonly called Margye Pongi.
Morgan-karaThe first shaman. He was reputed to have the power of raising the dead. In some references, referred to 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. Occasionally called Punegusse, Karaty-khan, Karaty-khan or Itje.
Qormusta Tengriread more »
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Tengriread more »
Tevneread more »
tukThe sacred standard of the khan. This emblem was made from nine yak tails. Occasionally referred to as tuk.
White TengriA benevolent aspect of Tengri. At times, called White Tengri, Western Tengri or Western Tengri.