Thongalel

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"Leinung Thongalel" (Old Manipuri: ꯂꯩꯅꯨꯡ ꯊꯣꯡꯉꯥꯂꯦꯜ), also spelt as "Khamnung Thongaren" (Meitei: ꯈꯝꯅꯨꯡ ꯊꯣꯡꯉꯥꯔꯦꯟ), is the god of the death and the ruler of the underworld (Khamnung) in Meitei mythology and religion.[1][2][3][4][5][6] He is the consort of Laikhurembi.[7] He is equivalent to Yama of Hindu mythology.[8]

Thongalel
God of the death and the king of the hell
Other namesThongaren, Thongarel, Thongalen
Meiteiꯊꯣꯡꯉꯥꯂꯦꯜ
AffiliationMeitei religion (Sanamahism)
AbodeUnderworld
TextsPoireiton Khunthok, Nongban Pombi Luwaoba
GenderMale
Ethnic groupMeitei ethnicity
Personal information
ConsortsLaikhurembi, Thongak Lairembi, Khamnung Kikoi Louonbi and Lainaotabi
SiblingsPoireiton
Equivalents
Greek equivalentHades
Roman equivalentPluto
Hinduism equivalentYama[9]

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