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The myth is an epic and concerns Maha Lakhi, the tutelary deity of the agriculturally oriented Raj Mureas. Maha Lakhi is the central character in at least three myths, each of which represents her in a different incarnation.In one of these myths, a naʈ ‘dance drama’, Maha Lakhi marries a deity named King Dubisty. In another—perhaps most central of the three—she marries a deity, Narean Debi, who is also the sun. This myth is featured in the dʒəɡar festival celebrated in the lunar month of Kartik (November-December) following the rice harvest. In the third narrative, this myth, Maha Lakhi marries the deity Nasilnat.