African Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Africa

ZANAHARY

Malagasy Creator God/dess

Also known as Zanaharibe

A Creator God with a split personality

He is both male and female, which always makes life interesting. But his Sky side doesn’t get on with his Earth side.

The Heavenly Zanahary breathes life into the bodies that Earthly Zanahary creates from the clay, but this always leads to arguments. And the quibbling of Gods is never a good thing for humans. Result: mortality and death.

Zanahary Facts and Figures

Name: Zanahary
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Zanaharibe

Gender: Male and female
Type: God/dess
Area or people: Malagasy of Madagascar
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Creating
Area of expertise: Creation

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 2402

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Article last revised on November 02, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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