Zaramama

July 6th, 2008 by sabrina

Zaramama is the Incan Goddess of grain, especially maize. She is one of the daughters of Pachamama, the earth mother. When someone found an unusually shaped ear of corn, it would be dressed as Zaramama and worshipped. The person who found the corn was said to be lucky—if it was a woman, she would be blessed with many children. Zaramama’s name, which means “grain mother,” is also seen as Mamazara or Saramama.

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