10th June, 2013

GODDESSES OF MYTH: Asase Yaa

Origin: Ghana, Africa
Asase Yaa is a fertility goddess of the Ashanti people of Ghana, Africa. She is known as “Old Woman Earth”, and farmers invoke her to bless their crops. She is the embodiment of the harvest and agricultural fertility. She is worshipped as the mother of humanity, who once again embraces her children as they enter Death. Her son Anansi is the famous trickster spider.
GODDESSES OF MYTH: Asase Yaa

Origin: Ghana, Africa
Asase Yaa is a fertility goddess of the Ashanti people of Ghana, Africa. She is known as “Old Woman Earth”, and farmers invoke her to bless their crops. She is the embodiment of the harvest and agricultural fertility. She is worshipped as the mother of humanity, who once again embraces her children as they enter Death. Her son Anansi is the famous trickster spider.

GODDESSES OF MYTH: Asase Yaa

Origin: Ghana, Africa


Asase Yaa is a fertility goddess of the Ashanti people of Ghana, Africa. She is known as “Old Woman Earth”, and farmers invoke her to bless their crops. She is the embodiment of the harvest and agricultural fertility. She is worshipped as the mother of humanity, who once again embraces her children as they enter Death. Her son Anansi is the famous trickster spider.

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