Why do you call your Mama “Mama”?

Ninhursag (seen in the image at the beginning of this article) was the ancient Sumerian mother goddess of the mountains who was worshipped over 5,000 years ago (3000 BCE), and one of the seven great deities of Sumer (the major god of the Sumerian people). She is principally a fertility goddess. Temple hymn sources identify her as the "true and great lady … Continue reading Why do you call your Mama “Mama”?