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- Atlaua: The powerful Aztec water god, called 'lord of the waters'.
- Atlaua is a fascinating world, one this reviewer wishes she could visit.
- Apo was a god of mountains Apocatequil (aka Apotequil) was the god of lightning.
- With Mayahuel, he was the father of the Centzon Totochtin.
- She later married Xochipilli and with Patecatl, she was the mother of the Centzon Totochtin.
- Huitzilopochtli is a god, and disdains the coarse food of humans; he desires chalchihuatl, the precious liquid.
- Huitzilopochtli is a god, and disdains the coarse food of humans; he desires chalch-huatl, the precious liquid.
- Huitzilopochtli was born of Coatlicue, earth goddess (see below), and saved his mother from death by defending her against his siblings, the moon and stars.
- Huitzilopochtli was certainly the most celebrated of the Mexica deities and came to embody the aspirations and accomplishments of the Aztec.
- Huitzilopochtli was depicted as a blue man fully armed and with his head decorated with hummingbird feathers.
- The Inca Empire was conquered by the Spanish in the early 16th century.
- The Inca Empire was quite short-lived.
- The Inca empire was a closely knit state.
- The Inca were a conquering society, and their expansionist assimilation of other cultures is evident in their artistic style.
- The Inca were a deeply religious people.
- Ometeotl - the supreme deity, the lord and lady of duality.
- Ometeotl is a Nahuatl world that means Ome-two and teotl-god.
- Ometeotl is also the basic concept of the "force" from Star wars.
- Ometeotl was a powerful god, the one for whom they live.
- Ometeotl was believed to be bisexual and paternal, associated with fire and maize and called the Old Sorcerer.
- Quetzalcoatl is a perfect representation of saintliness.
- Quetzalcoatl is a very ancient god known to the Mayas and ancient Teotihuacan ruins.
- Quetzalcoatl is also called "White Tezcatlipoca." Quetzalcoatl represented conscious intelligence, and Tezcatlipoca the subconscious opposite.
- Quetzalcoatl is the most widely known deity among the dozens which populate the many stories of our Mesoamerican mythical inheritance.
- Quetzalcoatl was a god of such importance and power that nearly no aspect of everyday life seemed to go untouched by him.
- Tlaloc is an oddity.
- Tlaloc is the Aztec the god of rain and fertility.
- Tlaloc is the ancient Aztec god of rain and storms.
- Tlaloc is the integrator of the directions and the elements.
- Tlaloc was also worshipped in pre-Aztec times, by the Teotihuacan and Toltec civilizations.
- Lakota mythology is a living belief system, still subscribed to by both Lakota and some outsiders.
- In Aztec mythology, Huixtocihuatl (or Uixtochihuatl, Uixtociuatl) was a fertility goddess who presided over salt and salt water.
- He was married to four young maidens, incarnations of the wives of the god of providence: Xochiqutzal, Xilonen, Atlatonan, and Huixtocihuatl.
- Last check: 2007-08-16) "This Huixtocihuatl, so it was said, was thought to be the elder sister of the rain gods, the Tlalocs.
- Coyolxauhqui was a powerful magician and led her siblings in an attack on their mother, Coatlicue, because Coatlicue had become pregnant.
- Coyolxauhqui was the Moon goddess according the Aztec mythology.
- CHICOMECOATL: the goddess of Corn and Fertility.
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- Myths are human experience, and when myths are narrated it is not usually the speaker who speaks but the wisdom of the forefathers speaking through him.
- The myths were enacted, chanted, painted, costumed, danced, sung and imagined, sometimes in hypnotic or hallucinatory states.
- Gods were an integral aspect to the Inca religion.
- Gods were paid with offerings sacrifice - often offerings of food, flowers, effigies, animals.
- The gods are at once three different cosmic entities, and at the same time just one.
- The gods are then able to gather around this container, shed drops of their own blood, & from the combination, spawn the peoples of today.
- The gods were the children and first creations of Ometeotl, they are the ones with the most direct influence over the world.
- Hell is the subject of many folk stories and manga.
- The word "Hell" used away from its religious context was long considered to be profanity, particularly in North America.
- As such, it was believed that the word "Hell" was the proper English term for the Chinese afterlife, and hence the word was adopted.
- Aztec religion was a Mesoamerican religion combining elements of polytheism, shamanism and animism within a framework of astronomy and calendrics.
- Aztec religion was a typical Mesoamerican religion combining elements of polytheism, shamanism and animism within a framework of Astronomy and calendrics.
- Aztec religion was syncretic, drawing especially on the beliefs of the Maya.
- Acolmiztli Nezahualcoyotl was the son of Ixtlilxochitl I and Matlalcihuatzin,[ verification needed] the daughter of Huitzilihuitl.
- In Aztec mythology, Acolmiztli was a god of the underworld.
- In Aztec mythology, Acolnahuacatl was a god of Mictlan, the underworld.
- Acolnahuacatl married a daughter of Xolotl (a Chichimec ruler c.
- Aholi once allowed his throat to be slit so that Eototo could escape.
- The word ---duende--- is sometimes used interchangeably with ---alux---. Duende is a Spanish word for a supernatural creature or force.
- If this is not done, the alux will run wild and start playing tricks on people.
- However, if their conditions are met, it is thought the alux will protect a person from thieves or even bring them good luck.
- Anguta is also known as Aguta.
- Anguta was so angry that he threw her over the side of his canoe.
- The first section of the codex contains a list of land granted by Itzc--atl in 1439 and is part of a complaint against Diego Mendoza.
- Poyauhtla, III, . Among the fogs, from poctli, smoke, fog, mist; atl, water.
- Auatic, IV, . Mistress of the waters ( atl, water).
- The Bacabs were four brothers, the sons of Itzamna and Ixchel.
- The Bacabs were four sons of Itzamna and Ixchel.
- Baykok is an evil flying skeleton.
- The baykok, after paralyzing or killing its prey, then devours the liver of its victim.
- A turtle shell labeled "Beast of Busco" hangs in the Two Brother's Restaurant in Decatur, Indiana.
- Despite a month's long hunt that briefly gained national attention, the Beast of Busco was never found and is considered long gone.
- Brazilian Folklore was imortalized by Monteiro Lobato, ironically, shortly before Brazil's population turned mainly urban.
- Candombl-- deities, rituals, and holidays are now an integral part of Brazilian folklore.
- The Saci is undoubtedly the most popular and bizarre character of Brazilian folklore.
- The cadejo ( ka-day-ho) is a character from Salvadoran, Costa Rican, Guatemalan and southern Mexican folklore.
- Also it is said that if a Cadejo is killed, it will smell terribly for several days, and then its body will disappear.
- There is a white and a black cadejo.
- Centeotl - the Corn god (above).
- Cetan is also a poet.
- Chalchiuhtlicue was also worshipped during the birthing process and with the arrival of a newborn a special ceremony by the midwife would be held.
- Chalchiuhtlicue was goddess of terrestrial waters, ruling over lakes and rivers, and was also invoked in cases of pregnancy and childbirth.
- Chalchiuhtlicue was the protectress of children and new-borns, perhaps because it was thought She could influence Her husband.
- Childbirth was considered a form of battle, and its victims were honored as fallen warriors.
- Childbirth was sometimes compared to warfare and the women who died in childbirth were honored as fallen warriors.
- Chimalman is a goddess in Aztec mythology, the mother of Quetzalcoatl.
- Cihuacoatl was the mythical mother of the human race.
- Cihuacoatl was especially associated with midwives, and with the sweatbaths where midwives practiced.
- Cihuateteo are servants of the Aztec moon deities Tezcatlipoca and Tlazolteotl.
- Cihuateteo: The Cihuateteo ('right honorable mother') is either a stillborn baby or a mother who died in childbirth which attacks and paralyses babies.
- The Cihuateteo are descended of an ancient Aztec Decapitator god.
- Cipactli is a dragon-serpent that floats in the void of nothingness.
- Cipactli was bisexual and quite alone.
- Cipactli was the source of the Earth which the gods created from her body.
- Cipitio is the most popular character of salvadorean mythology.
- Cipitio was condemned to live for ever as a 10 year old boy with his feet in backward position, as a reminder of the wicked love of his mother.
- Coatlicue was a goddess thirsty of human sacrifices.
- Coatlicue was a serpent goddess, depicted wearing a skirt of snakes.
- Coatlicue was also believed to have given birth to the first man as a virgin.
- Coatlicue was magically impregnated by a ball of feathers.
- The word "Coatlicue" is Nahuatl for "the one with the skirt of serpents".
- A codex was an extremely long piece of hand-pressed paper, folded like an accordion and bound by a thin piece of wood.
- The Codex was originally solely pictorial in nature.
- A coyote was curled up inside.
- Coyote is a ubiquitous being and can be categorized in many types.
- The Creator is an architect and organizer of pre-mortal matter and energy, who constructed the present universe out of the raw material ( demiurge).
- The Creator is an architect and organizer of pre-mortal matter and energy, who constructed the present universe out of the raw material.
- Dancing is a strong part of the culture, and visitors will find that even people who were thought to be unlikely to dance, do so.
- Dancing was a main way that people connected with kachinas.
- The ehecatl is an ancient flute used by the Mexicas, or Aztecs.
- Ehecatl is a bad day for working with others.
- Ehecatl was afraid that maybe she had the white man's sickness.
- The former was the lighter, the latter the darker, side of human nature (although no real distinction was made between good and evil).
- The former was found on the northern bank of the lake, while the latter was on the slopes of the mountainous region of Ajusco.
- Hawaiian mythology is a variant of a more general Polynesian mythology.
* Hero Twins
* Human Beings
* Island Cozumel
* Mademoiselle Charlotte
* Mama Ocllo
* Mama Pacha
* Manco Capac
* Maya Hero Twins
* Pacha Camac
* Pope Lick Monster
* Wakan Tanka
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