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Literally, ‘torch-bearer’. The Fijian god of seafaring and fishing; he was also the fire god. According to legend, his mother tied lighted reeds upon his head when he was a child, and ever since he has roamed the reefs by night hooded with a flaming brazier. During the hours of darkness Ndauthina was said to cause mischief, being among other things the patron of adulterers.

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