A divine duality, Mawu-Lisa comprises brother and sister Gods Mawu and Lisa. These holy twins must have been a real joy to their mother Minona.
Mawu is the female half, a creative Goddess of the Moon. Lisa is the brotherly half, a hot Sun God of the daylight hours. Together they created the world and everything in it, for which we are very grateful.
Mawu-Lisa’s creative energies were so abundant that they started to worry about overloading the planet. So they asked the nice World Serpent Da to curl around the world and support it in case of accidents.
Mawu-Lisa Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Gender: Male and female
Area or people: Fon people of Benin and Togo
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Creating
Area of expertise: Creation
Good/Evil Rating: GOOD, quite approachable
Popularity index: 5370
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Article last revised on November 02, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.