African Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Africa


Malagasy Moon Goddess

Picture of the African Moon Goddess Andriamahilala from our African mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Goddess of the Moon

She didn’t start out as a deity. In fact she was the first woman. But after populating the entire world with the help of her husband Andriambahomanana, she retired to the moon for a much-needed rest.

Meanwhile, her husband became a banana plant.

Andriamahilala Facts and Figures

Name: Andriamahilala
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Area or people: Malagasy of Madagascar
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: the Moon
Area of expertise: Moon

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Article last revised on November 01, 2018 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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