Symbol of fertility, good fortune, and assistance.
Umay is the Turkish fertility goddess. The sun is her symbol. She is a strong advocate for women and children. When a child becomes ill, it is assumed that Umay has left. Shamans are summoned in to resurrect Umay. Umay, women believe, will deliver them a kid if they tie a cord with a miniature cradle on it. Umay assists individuals in acquiring products and food. She is a good luck charmer. Umay is revered as a Goddess of the Earth.