... I am the great woman of the Night, Atua and ruler of the Underworld of spirits. Hine-ti-tama (The Dawn Maiden) was my earthly name. I am the first human child and mother to mankind. Born of Tāne, the great pro-creator of life, and Hine-ahu-one, the first woman formed from the red earth of Te Kurawaka, I am the manifestation of the female element who represents life, light and death. I was predestined to transform my energy force - to transcend my limited earthly being for the benefit of all humanity. I claimed authority over the world of spirits cutting the aho-o-te-ao (the cord of the world) ensuring my children live only one cycle, thus becoming the spiritual pathway to the Underworld. I am known as Hine-nui-te-pō - the Mother of the resting place, the guardian of Rarohenga... (extract from the Niu - He Tangata Matauhi oracle card set)
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