A dairy deity of abundance, she protects cows and blesses them with fertility.
She does everything she can to encourage cows to give lovely thick nourishing milk. That means luscious grass, beautiful meadows and lots of soothing peptalk. Much more healthy and planet-friendly than hormone injections. Her services are much appreciated by organic dairy farmers.
We are told by a Latvian correspondent that she may be a personalization of the blessed virgin St. Mary. In which case the whole cow thing takes some explaining. She is also possibly related to Moschel who is another milk-related deity.
Mara Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Māra, MĀRŠA, PIENA-MATE, Mārasmate, Māras Māte
Area or people: Latvia
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Milk
Area of expertise: Milk
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 928
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Article last revised on May 10, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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