Imoinu

meitei Goddess
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Imoinu (Emoinu) (Meitei: ꯏꯃꯣꯢꯅꯨ, ꯏꯃꯣꯏꯅꯨ) is a primordial goddess in Meitei religion. She is associated with household, hearth fire, wealth and prosperity.[1][2] She is regarded as one of the incarnations of goddess Leimarel Sidabi.[3]

Goddess Imoinu, sitting in front of a hearth fire.
Imoinu
Goddess of household, hearth fire, wealth and prosperity
Emoinu - Goddess of wealth.jpg
Other namesImoinu Ahongbi, Emoinu Ahongbi
Meiteiꯏꯃꯣꯢꯅꯨ, ꯏꯃꯣꯏꯅꯨ
Venerated inSanamahi Kachin
AffiliationMeitei religion
AbodeKitchen
SymbolRice pot
TextsPuya
GenderFemale
Ethnic groupMeitei ethnicity
FestivalsImoinu Iratpa (Emoinu Eratpa)
Equivalents
Greek equivalentHestia
Roman equivalentVestia
Hinduism equivalentLakshmi

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