- Indian (culture)
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The monkey god of speed and strength in Hindu belief. He is yellow and has an eternal tail. For helping Rama save his wife Sita from the Demon Ravana, he was given the gift of immortal life and eternal youth. He is known for gathering herbs for the wounded and appears in all gymnasiums of India as he presides sport and combat. He is also known as a protector of the village. Due to his popularity, monkeys are seen as sacred and are allowed in temples.
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