Ratumaibulu

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In the mythology of Fiji, Ratumaibulu is a god of great importance who presides over agriculture. In the month called Vula-i-Ratumaibulu,[1] he comes from Bulu, the world of spirits, to make the breadfruit and other fruit trees blossom and yield fruit.[2] He is said to be a snake god.

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  1. ^ 'The month of Ratumaibulu', corresponding roughly to November.
  2. ^ The Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, 1907, pages 153, 372

References[edit]

  • The Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, 1907.
  • John Freese, The Philosophy of the Immortality of the Soul and the Resurrection of the Human Body. Facsimile reprint of 1864 edition. Kessinger Publishing, 2005, ISBN 1-4179-7234-3.
  • T. Williams, J. Calvert, Fiji and the Fijians, Heylin, 1858.