, also known as Ymai
, is the mother goddess of the Turkic
Siberians. She is depicted as having sixty golden tresses, that look like the rays of the sun. She is thought to have once been identical with Ot
of the Mongols
. The Hindu goddess Uma
may also be same as Umai
- Cotterell, Arthur; Rachel Storm (1999). The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Mythology. New York: Lorenz Books. ISBN 0 7548 0091 1.