In Indonesia, she is honored as a Lady of "Infinite Light."
She saves souls.
The Annam of Indonesia see the dolphin as a benevolent creature. The dolphin
is actually a goddess, who rescues sailors. Dead dolphins which are found
at sea or wash up on shore are ceremonially buried.
A beautiful witch who builds her house with the bones of the men she has
Like the Nymphae of Greco-Roman mythology, the Askefruer of Northern Europe,
and Yaksha (Hindu), the Duc Ba are feminine spirits of trees. They are
worshipped by the Annam of Indonesia.
A popular goddess of the Minahas, on the northern peninsula of the Indonesian
island Sulawesi (Celebes). She is the first deity, born from a rock and
impregnated by the western wind. She gave birth to the sun god Toar. With
her son they became the primordial pair of gods, and both gods and man
are their descendants.
A goddess similar to Persephone, whose rape, death and ascent to the heavens
as the Moon would guarantee the Earth's fertility.
("mother of rice") A goddess worshipped in Indonesia, Malaya
and Celebes. The first sheaf of rice harvested is so named and honoured.
Seven ears are cut from it, and cradled as the 'Rice-Child'.