Meza Mate

May 21st, 2008 by sabrina

Meza Mate (pronounced MEH-zah MAH-teh) is the Latvian Goddess of the forest and forest animals. People who relied on the forest and its creatures for their survival prayed to her for success in hunting and wood gathering. Also seen as Mezha Mate, her name means Mother of the Forest—she is one of many Latvian mother Goddesses or Mates.

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