He started out as a mortal who claimed he would take on celestial status upon his demise and come back as a maniac.
No, that can’t be right. Further research has revealed that he came back as Manioc, which is a staple food plant.
This still sounds rather strange. Do Brazilians eat staples?
Article last updated on 09 February 2013
by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
Cite this article:
Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "MANI(2): God of Grain from South American mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 09 Feb. 2013. Web. 23 August 2014.