Goddess Asase Yaa


Asase Yaa is Africa's harvest goddess. 

  • Asase Yaa is known as "Old Woman Earth" by the Ashanti people of West Africa. 
  • Farmers call on her to bless their harvests in the fields. 
  • She is the ultimate harvest, assisting her children in reaping the benefits of the seeds they have sown throughout their lives. 
  • Asase Yaa is revered as humanity's mother, providing life for her offspring and reuniting them with them after death. 
  • She is the back bending, the sweat, the toil, and the final nourishing reward. 
  • Thursday is a holy day for her.