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Iara (also known as Lady of Waters, Water Queen and Mother Water) is the Brazilian goddess of water. She is seen as either a water nymph, siren, or mermaid depending upon the context of the story. Iara is a beautiful young woman, connected to a freshwater dolphin, manatee or fish body. She lives in a palace underwater, but, in the afternoon, she comes out to the surface, sitting on a rock by the river combing her hair or dozing under the sun. When she feels a man around she starts to sing…

Iara (also known as Lady of Waters, Water Queen and Mother Water) is the Brazilian goddess of water. She is seen as either a water nymph, siren, or mermaid depending upon the context of the story. Iara is a beautiful young woman, connected to a freshwater

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