Remote but Supreme Zimbabwe Creator God
He's distant and invisible, but still cares in a vague philosophical kind of way.
But despite being unknown and unknowable, MWARI rules over all things, sends fertile rain, and has everyone's best interests at heart. He even takes a hand in social issues and politics now and again. So if you can't vote, pray.
He may also be the Makoni God MAORI, who had a lot of trouble with the first human. This might explain why he chose to retreat into the infinite, leaving only a forwarding address for the chosen few.
The best way to liaise with MWARI is to find the cave where his Official Oracle lives. She is usually female, is well-versed in spiritual matters, and is happy to pass on all messages.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
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Area or people : Shona and Ndebele people of Zimbabwe
Location : Africa
Gender : Both male and female
Type : Deity
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : GOOD, quite approachable
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 612
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