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Man-Sotti-Wrata

Indian deity, who is also responsible for wine or viticulture; see under wine gods.

Many peoples of antiquity had their own god for wine, often also in connection with love, joie de vivre, fertility, ecstasy and exuberant drinking. In ancient myths and religious works, many of these gods are depicted with a corresponding symbol, for example a wine cup, a vine or a bunch of grapes. These gods (or famous rulers who were equal to the gods) brought wine to the people as a divine gift. In all denominations of Christianity (Orthodox, Catholic and Protestant), the wine of the Mass (also altar wine) plays a central role in the Eucharist in slightly different ways.

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Therefore, in almost all religions of the world,...

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