Helloi

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"Helloi" (Meitei: ꯍꯦꯜꯂꯣꯢ), also spelt as "Heloi" (Meitei: ꯍꯦꯂꯣꯢ) (literally "nymph"[1][2] or "siren"), in the Meitei religion, is a female nature spirit,[3] often shown as a beautiful maiden.[4] A Heloi is the most powerful among the female spirits who cause disease.[5] Women may get sick in their sexual organs and men became insane from the attacks of the helois.[6] The hellois are often known with the charming beauty, ecological balance and male submission (seduction).[7]

Helloi
Female nature spirit[8]
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Other namesHeloi, Lam Leima
Meiteiꯍꯦꯜꯂꯣꯏ
AffiliationMeitei mythology and Meitei religion (Sanamahism)
AbodesForests, lakes, mountains, heaven
NumberSeven
GenderFemale
Ethnic groupMeitei ethnicity
Personal information
Parents
  • Salailen (Soraren) (father)
Equivalents
Greek equivalentNymphs,[9][10] Sirens
Hinduism equivalentApsaras

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  1. https://books.google.co.in/books?id=1lpuAAAAMAAJ&q=heloi+meitei+nymph&dq=heloi+meitei+nymph&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiazPzu-eHuAhWCbX0KHYmCDlsQ6AEwAHoECAMQAg
  2. https://books.google.co.in/books?id=LVpuAAAAMAAJ&q=heloi+meitei+nymph&dq=heloi+meitei+nymph&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiazPzu-eHuAhWCbX0KHYmCDlsQ6AEwAXoECAIQAg
  3. https://books.google.co.in/books?id=hNALAAAAIAAJ&q=heloi+meitei+female+spirit&dq=heloi+meitei+female+spirit&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjS1_Cl-uHuAhUJSX0KHUkeD8AQ6AEwAHoECAMQAg
  4. https://books.google.co.in/books?id=hNALAAAAIAAJ&q=heloi+meitei+female+spirit&dq=heloi+meitei+female+spirit&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjS1_Cl-uHuAhUJSX0KHUkeD8AQ6AEwAHoECAMQAg
  5. https://books.google.co.in/books?id=hNALAAAAIAAJ&q=heloi+meitei+female+spirit&dq=heloi+meitei+female+spirit&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjS1_Cl-uHuAhUJSX0KHUkeD8AQ6AEwAHoECAMQAg
  6. https://books.google.co.in/books?id=hNALAAAAIAAJ&q=heloi+meitei+female+spirit&dq=heloi+meitei+female+spirit&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjS1_Cl-uHuAhUJSX0KHUkeD8AQ6AEwAHoECAMQAg
  7. http://e-pao.net/epSubPageExtractor.asp?src=features.Spotlight_On_Women.Haloi_Taret_Dangerous_Beauty_Ecological_Balance_and_Male_Submission_By_Rubani_Yumkhaibam
  8. https://books.google.co.in/books?id=hNALAAAAIAAJ&q=heloi+meitei+female+spirit&dq=heloi+meitei+female+spirit&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjS1_Cl-uHuAhUJSX0KHUkeD8AQ6AEwAHoECAMQAg
  9. https://books.google.co.in/books?id=1lpuAAAAMAAJ&q=heloi+meitei+nymph&dq=heloi+meitei+nymph&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiazPzu-eHuAhWCbX0KHYmCDlsQ6AEwAHoECAMQAg
  10. https://books.google.co.in/books?id=LVpuAAAAMAAJ&q=heloi+meitei+nymph&dq=heloi+meitei+nymph&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiazPzu-eHuAhWCbX0KHYmCDlsQ6AEwAXoECAIQAg
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Meitei Manipuri Mythology & Folklore

Mythic Texts and Folktales:
Numit Kappa | Moirang Kangleirol | Moirang Shayon | Khamba Thoibi | Sandrembi Chaisra
Fungawari Singbul | Funga Wari
Divinities:
Maikei Ngaakpa Lais | Leimalel | Sanamahi
Emoinu | Panthoipi
Legendary Creatures:
Dragons | Helloi | Hingchabi | Keibu Keioiba | Khoirentak tiger | Samadon Ayangba | Uchek Langmeidong
Mythical and Sacred Places:
Lai Lamlen | Khamnung | Kangla | Mt. Koupalu | Nongmaiching Hills | Thangching Hills