South American Mythology

The Gods of Brazil, Peru and Chile...

MANI (2)

Tupi Grain Goddess

Well-loved Brazilian Food Goddess

She started out as a mortal who claimed she would take on celestial status upon his demise and come back as a maniac.

No, that can’t be right. Further research has revealed that she came back as Manioc, which is a staple food plant.

This still sounds rather strange. Do Brazilians eat staples?

Mani (2) Facts and Figures

Name: Mani (2)
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Area or people: Tupi people of the Amazon, Brazil
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Grain
Area of expertise: Grain

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 2304

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Article last revised on May 19, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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