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AS-IGA

Slavic River God

The Old Man of the River Ob

AS-IGA is a benevolent old water god who lives in the River Ob in Siberia. He provides blessings and benefits to the Khanty (formerly Ostyak) people of that region. These are mainly fish-related.

The Khanty have a special Fisherman’s Feast at the river on Midsummer’s Day which involves plenty of drinking and frolics. We hope the old man is invited.

AS-IGA FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : AS-IGA
Area or people : Siberia
Location : Czech Republic, Poland and Russia
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Rivers
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 2655

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Article last updated on 27 January 2014 by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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