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By King Bumis Heir Part of the Avatar: The Legacy of Rong Yan continuity.
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Biographical information

Earth Kingdom; Sandbender Tribes

Birth place

Si Wong Desert





Physical description


Hair color

Dark Brown

Skin color


Eye color


Personal information
Weapon of choice

Earthbending, Sandbending

Fighting style(s)

Earthbending, Sandbending


Earth Kingdom, Avatar Kwan Chun, Nidhi, Sandbender Tribes


39th Earth King Yao

Chronological and political information

Kwan Chun's Earthbending Master, Earthbending Teacher


Master, Teacher


Earth Kingdom, Sandbender Tribes




Avatar Kwan Chun

First appearance

Book 1: Water Chapter 18: The Smell of War

Last appearance

Book 1: Water Chapter 18: The Smell of War

Jaya is Avatar Kwan Chun's earthbending master. She is a minor character in the fanon Avatar: The Legacy of Rong Yan. And a major character in Avatar: The Smell of War.


Born in the Hammi Tribe, in the Si Wong Desert, to unknown parents who were sandbenders, and was named Jaya. Jaya had a brother four years older than her named Nidhi.

Nidhi and Jaya's father had taught them both sandbending, until they both mastered it years later. Nidhi had become an important person within their tribe, and he often traveled into the desert to look for ancient sandbender treasures.

When Jaya, was eighteen she had left the tribe and the desert she was born in, to travel the Earth Kingdom. She had met a man, who taught her earthbending if in return she taught him sandbending. After four years, when she was twenty-two, she had mastered earthbending.

She traveled the land to teach individuals to earthbend and master the element. At the age of 27, Jaya had came across the city of Taku, and had settled down there. One year had passed when Avatar Kwan Chun, had arrived in Taku, seeking an earthbending teacher.

Training the Avatar

The mayor of the city, had recommended Jaya, who had just moved here about a year ago. She traveled the Earth Kingdom teaching folks to master earthbending, she was right for the job.

Kwan Chun, came knocking on Jaya's door, the mayor had recommended her for Kwan Chun's teacher. She was honored and delighted to train the Avatar in earthbending. Four years had passed by, Jaya had taught Kwan Chun how to master earthbending, and they both became really close friends.

Jaya, had suggested her brother Nidhi, to Kwan Chun to be his sandbending teacher. Kwan Chun traveled to the Si Wong Desert in hopes of meeting Jaya's brother Nidhi.

Later Life

Jaya, had heard of Avatar Kwan Chun's death, she had underwent deep depression of her friend. She lived as a hermit for several years after Kwan Chun's death. No one ever knew what happened to Jaya. Her location was unknown. Most believed she was dead, other believed she had returned to the Si Wong Desert.

Jaya, had returned to the city of Taku, where she had learned that the Avatar was reincarnated into Southern Water Tribe female. Though Jaya had never met the new Avatar and died five years after.


Jaya, was born a sandbender of the Hammi Tribe along with her brother Nidhi. Throughout her childhood she trained in sandbending and mastered it at the age of 18. During her travels outside of the desert she met a man who willing taught her earthbending, if she taught him sandbending in return.

Years later, Jaya mastered earthbending, and traveled the kingdom teaching individuals the element. At the age of 28, she taught the Avatar earthbending. During her old ages she also taught folks to master earthbending.



Avatar: The Smell of War

Book Two: Earth

Avatar: The Legacy of Rong Yan

Book One: Air


  • Jaya is "victory" in Sanskrit.

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