The old man’s name is “Tserendug” in Tibetan. Translated as “six longevity” in Mongolian, it symbolizes six things: “a mountain that rises forever, a spring that flows forever, a person who lives forever, an antelope that lives forever, a bird that lives forever, and a tree that lives forever.”
These 6 things symbolize longevity, happiness, and peace in the land where Cerendu is worshiped. It is believed that the white old man resides in a beautiful garden with forest trees, observes the good and bad deeds of animals, and rules the lords of mountains and rivers.
If you perform the sacrifice of the White Old Man, you will be protected from the danger of robbery, curses, and evil. The Mongolian White Old Man holds an erin in his right hand as a symbol of long life for many people, and in his left hand he holds a staff like a dragon head.
He wore a white coat as a symbol of being rich and well-traveled, and tiger skin shoes as a symbol of ruling the land. By inviting the White Old Man and offering sacrifices to make him happy, the loss of property and any other misfortunes will be avoided and life will be prolonged. White pudding, milk yogurt, and curds are served with juniper incense
Tsagaan Ogung Sang is read. Tsagang Ogung has an important place in the Great Hall. The weather of the winter of that year was known from the way the white old man danced. The astrologers of the region announced to the public that they knew the weather in advance
It was transmitted by the white man. If the current year is going to be a good winter, the White Old Man will dance in a very friendly manner, but if the same year will be a harsh and harsh winter, the White Old Man will be in a bad mood. Therefore, the old people say, “This year, the White Old Man has a good attitude, and it will be a good year.”