The idea which the Disney company has made us believe what a mermaid or Mermen looks like isn't what their true form is. In mythology, mermaids - or mermaid like creatures - have existed for thousands of years. The first myths of mermaids may have originated around 1000 B.C - stories tell the tale of a Syrian goddess who jumped into a lake to turn into a fish, but her great beauty could not be changed and only her bottom half transformed. Since then, many other mermaid stories have appeared in folklore from
All across the world there have been a lot of myths and stories surrounding the existence of water beings, who are popularly called mermaid, in Africa they are called Mami wata (mother of the water), the question is are they really In existence, or it just a mere story used by our ancestors for tales by the moonlight. Coincidentally all over the world the same description goes for this creatures, they all attest to the magnificent and enchanting beauty they carry as well as the long hair on their head, no
From time in memorial there have been lots of stories and myths told across the world concerning the continued survival of a mystic water creation, popularly known as mermaid, in Nigeria and some other parts of Africa they are referred to as Mami wata (which when translated means the queen/mother of the water body), the question that lingers in the heart of many still remains if these mystic beings are really In existence, or probably its just a story used by elders in the olden days for tales by the moonlight.
Mami Wata (mother of water) is an African deity who is venerated in West, East, Central and South Africa. She is also respected in the Caribbean and parts of Southern America. In some parts of East Africa, she is called "Mamba Munti" while in the West, she is referred to as "Mami/Maame Wata".
Mami Wata (Mammy Water) is used in this context to represent both genders of the popular water entity (i.e. Mami and Papi Watas). These beings are creatures of the sea, yet very much corporeal and fully human in appearance, and does not possess the permanent Piscean/sea life lower extremities associated with their cousin mer-creatures. According to Chikodili Emelumadu (2019), an award-winning Nigerian writer and researcher, these are some of the best ways to identify them: 1) Fascination for mirrors/reflective
Dominic Republic, See More photos Of Brazil People Who Worship The Mami Water Deity regardless of being viewed as an adaptation of the Western Mermaid, Mami Wata is a deity that has existed in Africa for as long as African historical past and tradition can don't forget. The half of-fish 1/2-human feminine water spirit is totally respected, feared and worshipped providing a stability between dark, divine, mysterious and angelic existence. African sailors famous the iconography of the water deity Mami Wata in
History: See Artistic Photos Of Mami-Wata That You Probably Have Not Seen Before Mami- Wata spirit is an art for water spirits in Africa and it's diaspora. It is a beautiful, protective and seductive and potentially deadly thing. It is celebrated by Africans. A rich array of arts surrounds both her and a host of other aquatic spirits. It's one of the essential, sacred nature of water. However, Mami-wata is widely believed to have overseas origin and depictions of her have been profoundly influenced by repre