What are the tiki gods?
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Moreover, what does a tiki symbolize?
Tiki statues were carved to represent the image of a certain god and as an embodiment of that specific god's mana, or power. With well-formed tikis, perhaps the people could attain protection from harm, strengthen their power in times of war and be blessed with successful crops.
Similarly, what do different tiki faces mean? Traditional polynesian tiki's all have different meanings in their faces. If the eyes are looking up the tiki will offer protection. The eyes looking down brings good luck. The mouth of the tiki can be smiling to show happiness or open to bring peace. If the tongue is sticking out that is the sign of a warrior.
Beside above, is a tiki good luck?
Perhaps the most accepted meaning of the Tiki is fertility. Tiki is also believed to bring good luck and keep evil spirits away.
How many Hawaiian gods are there?