Indonesian Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Indonesia


Toraja Supreme God

Also known as Puang-Matua

The old lord of Heaven

He is the supreme god of the Toraja people. He lives in the sky and oversees everything the other deities get up to.

Puang Matowa also helps to keep Heaven and the Earth from crashing into each other. Long may he continue to do so.

Puang Matowa Facts and Figures

Name: Puang Matowa
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Puang-Matua

Gender: Male
Type: God
Area or people: Toraja people, Sulawesi (formerly Celebes) in Indonesia
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Everything
Area of expertise: Supreme, Everything

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 2559

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Article last revised on May 11, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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