Mbaba Mwana Waresa

Min, ancient Egyptian god of fertility and lettuce

Fertility goddess of the Zulu religion of Southern Africa.

- Mbaba Mwana Waresa

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List of fertility deities

God or goddess associated with fertility, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, and crops.

Min, ancient Egyptian god of fertility and lettuce
Priapus, Greek god of fertility, gardens and male genitalia
Rainbow Serpent, Australian creator god and god of rain and fertility

Mbaba Mwana Waresa, Zulu goddess of fertility, rainbows, agriculture, rain, and bees

Zulu traditional religion

Zulu traditional religion contains numerous deities commonly associated with animals or general classes of natural phenomena.

Kobayashi Eitaku painting showing the god Izanagi (right) and Izanami, a goddess of creation and death in Japanese mythology.

Unkulunkulu is sometimes conflated with the sky god Umvelinqangi (meaning "he who was in the very beginning"), god of thunder, earthquake whose other name is Unsondo, and is the son of Unkulunkulu, the Father, and Nomkhubulwane, the Mother.

List of African mythological figures

List of African spirits as well as deities found within the traditional African religions.

The totality of Africa seen by the Apollo 17 crew

Mbaba Mwana Waresa

Meanings of minor planet names: 184001–185000


184314 Mbabamwanawaresa || || Mbaba Mwana Waresa is a Zulu goddess of rain, agriculture, and the harvest. She is the goddess of rainbows, a symbol of the link between heaven and Earth. She is particularly revered for teaching the people of Southern Africa the art of making beer (Umqombothi). || ·

List of nature deities

Deity in charge of forces of nature, such as a water deity, vegetation deity, sky deity, solar deity, fire deity, or any other naturally occurring phenomena such as mountains, trees, or volcanoes.

A Greek Dryad depicted in a painting

Nomkhubulwane, Zulu, goddess mother of fertility, rain, agriculture, rainbow and beer

List of rain deities

There are many different gods of rain in different religions:

Aztec god Tlaloc, Millan Primary School in Mexico City

Mbaba Mwana Waresa, goddess of rain in Bantu mythology

Women in brewing

Women have been active in brewing since ancient times.

Women making chicha, in the Andean village of Huacho sin Pescado (1980)
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Egyptian hieroglyphics showing women pouring beer
Native South African women brewing beer by their huts
Depiction of an alewife from the Smithfield Decretals, c. 1300
Woman brewing beer
Oregonian women who work in the industry include (left to right) Sarah Pederson, owner of Saraveza, Lucy Burningham, writer, Natalie Baldwin, brewer, Emily Engdahl, director of the Pink Boots Society, and Lee Hedgmon, homebrewer and professional distiller.
Woman brewing raksi (Nepali sake) in 2010

For example, the Zulu fertility goddess, Mbaba Mwana Waresa, is revered for her invention, as is the Dogon deity, Yasigi, who is often depicted dancing with a beer ladle to symbolize her role of distributing the beer made by women in ceremonial gatherings.

List of deities of wine and beer

Deities of wine and beer include a number of agricultural deities associated with the fruits and grains used to produce alcoholic beverages, as well as the processes of fermentation and distillation.

Glasses of red and white wine

Nokhubulwane, Zulu goddess of the rainbow, agriculture, rain, and beer.

Mwana (name)

African name.

Mbaba Mwana Waresa, fertility goddess of the Zulu religion of Southern Africa

List of goddesses

List of goddesses, deities regarded as female or mostly feminine in gender.

Aphrodite, the ancient Greek goddess of beauty and love

Mbaba Mwana Waresa (Nomkhubulwane)