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Heinu Leima

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Heinu Leima is the female personification and the divinity of fruitful abundance in ancient Meitei mythology and religion. She is the goddess of fruit trees, gardens and orchards. She watches over and protects fruit trees and cares for their cultivation. The words, "Heinu" means "fruit lady" and "Leima" means "queen" in the Ancient Meitei language. She is mentioned in the Phouoibi Waron, one of the ancient Puya (Meitei texts), as one of the goddesses who helped Phouoibi to find her quests for love.