Latvian Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Latvia

MESLU MATE

Latvian Fertilizer Goddess

Also known as Mēslu Māte, Mēslumāte, Meslumate

The Dung Mother

Latvia has Holy Mothers for every occasion. This one handles particularly smelly ones. Meslu Mate is in charge of manure. She ensures that fields are fully fertilized and fertile.

She is an old woman who sweeps the farmyard and cattle pens to collect the fallen poop for use as manure. No waste goes to waste when she is around.

Meslu Mate Facts and Figures

Name: Meslu Mate
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Mēslu Māte, Mēslumāte, Meslumate

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Area or people: Latvia
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Manure and Muck Spreading
Area of expertise: Manure, Fertilizer, Poop, Muck-Spreading, Shit, Farming, Agriculture, Muck-Spreading

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 102

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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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