Atabey or Atabeira defines prime matter and all that is tangible or material and has several manifestations. One is a nurturing maternal figure (Mother Earth, Celestial Mother). Another is Caguana: the spirit of love. The last is Guabancex (also known as Gua Ban Ceh): the violent, Wild Mother of storms volcanoes and earthquakes. She also mother of fresh waters and represents female fertility.