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GamayunOne of three prophetic birds of Russian folklore, alongside Alkonost and Sirin, that possesses the head of a woman. She is a symbol of knowledge and wisdom and who can foretell the futre and give fortunes. Some stories say she served Veles, Kryshen, Kolyada and Dazbog.

She is said to live on an island in the east, near Paradise, but Daniil Adreev, a Christian-Buddhist who wrote Roza Mira, believes that all three of the bird/women were transformed into Archangels in Paradise.

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