Polynesian Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Polynesia

MIRU

Mangaian Demoness

Demon Goddess with a large oven

She sends her beautiful daughters to lure men to her Underworld palace where she plies them with Kava until they are dead drunk. Then she roasts and eats them.

Being an underworld Deity she is particularly fond of grilled soul.

Miru Facts and Figures

Name: Miru
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Female
Type: Demoness
Area or people: Mangaian people, Cook Islands, Polynesia
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

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

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Article last revised on April 29, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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