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Bu Sanggai And Ya Sanggai

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In the beginning when the heaven and the earth came into existence there was nothing in the world but bare land and vast ocean. Then God king Yingba, the Creator, sent the saint couple Bu Sanggai and Ya Sanggai to the earth with a sacred gourd to create man and other living things because of their miraculous power and hearts of gold. Thereupon they accomplished the creation of a man and a woman out of clay, and breathed life, soul and vitality into them. Purified by sunshine, moonlight, wind and rain, this clay couple finally came into life and began to walk about on the earth, and Bu Sanggai and Ya Sanggai gifted them with the ability to speak and to think. Thus the lifeless earth has become a thriving one.

Keywords: Bu Sanggai; earth; God king Yingba; heaven; Ya Sanggai



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