Marjing

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Lord Marjing by Goutamkumar Oinam.jpg
Marjing
God of polo, horse, sports and war[1][2][3]
Member of Divine polo players
Lord Marjing in a mosaic style by Goutamkumar Oinam.jpg
Meiteiꯃꯥꯔꯖꯤꯡ
AffiliationMeitei religion (Sanamahism)
AbodeHeingang hills
WeaponPolostick
AnimalsHorses[4][5]
MountSamadon Ayangba
TextsKangjeirol
GenderMale
Ethnic groupMeitei ethnicity
FestivalsLai Haraoba
Personal information
ConsortHumu Leima
ChildrenTolongkhomba
Equivalents
Greek equivalentAres
Norse equivalentOdin
Hinduism equivalentKartik

"Marjing" (Meitei: ꯃꯥꯔꯖꯤꯡ) is a primordial deity in Meitei mythology and religion. He is the Guardian of the North East direction.[6][7] According to the legend, he invented the game of polo (Sagol Kangjei).[8][9][10][11] He and his divine creature, Samadon Ayangba, reside in the top of the Heingang hills.[12][13][14][15]

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