Kyra is a goddess in Kyrati mythology. She is believed to be the creator of Kyrat and is the daughter of Banashur. There are many shrines dedicated to her throughout Kyrat. She plays a prominent role in Kyrati mythology and is continually mentioned by Sabal throughout the game. In Kyrati culture, a Kyrati woman is designated to be a Tarun Matara, which is believed to be Kyra's incarnation on Kyrat. There is a mission where Ajay Ghale is sent by Amita to The Sleeping Saints where the player must save the giant Kyra statues from being destroyed.