Tumburu

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  • Indian Indian (culture)
  • Flying Flying (attribute)
  • Celestial Celestial (attribute)
  • Domestic Domestic (attribute)
  • Friendly Friendly (behaviour)

The leader of the Gandharvas from the myths of ancient India. He controls the Gandharavas along with Chitra-Ratha and Visvavasu. The Gandharvas are creatures that have a human head on a bird or horses body. They are celestial beings guarding the palace that conceals the life-giving elixir called the soma. They are the aspect of the sun and attend weddings are summoned in invocations. They feed on herbs and scented water. They also have the ability to restore virility which they did for the god Varuna.

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