Long Mau, daughter of the King of the Sea, protects mothers and new born babies. She may beinvoked for assistance during every step of the conception/pregnancy/birth process. She is venerated alongside Ma Zu and Me Sanh, Goddess of Fecundity in temple shrines as well as on home altars.
Long Mau appears as a beautiful, serene woman in an elaborate headdress.
Long Mau is enshrined in the Thien Hau Temple in Cholon, Ho Chi Minh City.
Dragon Kings of the Sea; Dragon Queens; Ma Zu
Encyclopedia of Spirits: The Ultimate Guide to the Magic of Fairies, Genies, Demons, Ghosts, Gods & Goddesses – Written by : Judika Illes Copyright © 2009 by Judika Illes.