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"Ngaleima" (Meitei: ꯉꯥꯂꯩꯃ) or "Ngareima" (Meitei: ꯉꯥꯔꯩꯃ) is the goddess and the female personification of the fish and the aquatic life in Meitei mythology and religion. According to ancient legend, she is one of the children of the king of gods. She is a sister of goddesses, Phouoibi, Thumleima and Ereima.

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Other names Ngareima
Texts Puya
Festivals Lai Haraoba
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Siblings Phouleima, Thumleima and Ireima
Greek equivalent Amphitrite

In popular culture

  • "Phouoibi, the rice goddess", a bailad opera, was performed by the Laihui Ensemble in 2009, based on the mythical saga of the goddess and her sisters.
  • "Phouoibi Shayon", a 2017 mythology based Manipuri language feature film was released, based on the story of goddess Ngaleima and her sister Phouoibi.
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