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  1. tjurunga(Noun)

    An object of religious significance among indigenous Australian peoples.


  1. Tjurunga

    A Tjurunga or as it sometimes spelled, Churinga, is an object of religious significance by Central Australian indigenous people of the Arrernte groups. Tjurunga often had a wide and indeterminate native significance, they included: sacred ceremonies, stone objects, wooden sacred objects, bullroarers, sacred ground paintings, ceremonial poles, ceremonial headgear, sacred chants and sacred earth mounds.


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