Aiy (Sakha: Айыы, Russian: Айыы) are benevolent spirits in Yakuts mythology. They are creators of the world and of the fabulous land of the Yakut Olonkhos. In Sakha belief, creator of the world "Urung Ai Toyon", is the greatest of them. According to mythology, the Aiy live in the Upper World. It is believed that the Aiy will not accept blood sacrifice and therefore they are presented "victims" of vegetable and dairy products.
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