Ini Andan

A goddess who protects farmers and blesses them with abundance and skill. Ini Andan is associated with the "Feast of the Whetstones," a ceremony that takes place before land is cleared for farming.

Also a goddess of the heavens who possesses all sorts of charms to bring about luck, wealth, abundance, and skill.



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