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  1. Atlaua: The powerful Aztec water god, called 'lord of the waters'.
  2. Atlaua is a fascinating world, one this reviewer wishes she could visit. (Web site)


  1. Apo was a god of mountains Apocatequil (aka Apotequil) was the god of lightning.

Centzon Totochtin

  1. With Mayahuel, he was the father of the Centzon Totochtin. (Web site)
  2. She later married Xochipilli and with Patecatl, she was the mother of the Centzon Totochtin.


  1. Huitzilopochtli is a god, and disdains the coarse food of humans; he desires chalchihuatl, the precious liquid.
  2. Huitzilopochtli is a god, and disdains the coarse food of humans; he desires chalch-huatl, the precious liquid.
  3. 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. (Web site)
  4. Huitzilopochtli was certainly the most celebrated of the Mexica deities and came to embody the aspirations and accomplishments of the Aztec. (Web site)
  5. Huitzilopochtli was depicted as a blue man fully armed and with his head decorated with hummingbird feathers. (Web site)

Inca Empire

  1. The Inca Empire was conquered by the Spanish in the early 16th century. (Web site)
  2. The Inca Empire was quite short-lived. (Web site)
  3. The Inca empire was a closely knit state.


  1. The Inca were a conquering society, and their expansionist assimilation of other cultures is evident in their artistic style. (Web site)
  2. The Inca were a deeply religious people. (Web site)


  1. Ometeotl - the supreme deity, the lord and lady of duality. (Web site)
  2. Ometeotl is a Nahuatl world that means Ome-two and teotl-god. (Web site)
  3. Ometeotl is also the basic concept of the "force" from Star wars. (Web site)
  4. Ometeotl was a powerful god, the one for whom they live. (Web site)
  5. Ometeotl was believed to be bisexual and paternal, associated with fire and maize and called the Old Sorcerer. (Web site)


  1. Quetzalcoatl is a perfect representation of saintliness. (Web site)
  2. Quetzalcoatl is a very ancient god known to the Mayas and ancient Teotihuacan ruins. (Web site)
  3. Quetzalcoatl is also called "White Tezcatlipoca." Quetzalcoatl represented conscious intelligence, and Tezcatlipoca the subconscious opposite. (Web site)
  4. Quetzalcoatl is the most widely known deity among the dozens which populate the many stories of our Mesoamerican mythical inheritance. (Web site)
  5. Quetzalcoatl was a god of such importance and power that nearly no aspect of everyday life seemed to go untouched by him.


  1. Tlaloc is an oddity. (Web site)
  2. Tlaloc is the Aztec the god of rain and fertility. (Web site)
  3. Tlaloc is the ancient Aztec god of rain and storms. (Web site)
  4. Tlaloc is the integrator of the directions and the elements. (Web site)
  5. Tlaloc was also worshipped in pre-Aztec times, by the Teotihuacan and Toltec civilizations. (Web site)

Lakota Mythology

  1. Lakota mythology is a living belief system, still subscribed to by both Lakota and some outsiders. (Web site)


  1. In Aztec mythology, Huixtocihuatl (or Uixtochihuatl, Uixtociuatl) was a fertility goddess who presided over salt and salt water. (Web site)
  2. He was married to four young maidens, incarnations of the wives of the god of providence: Xochiqutzal, Xilonen, Atlatonan, and Huixtocihuatl.
  3. Last check: 2007-08-16) "This Huixtocihuatl, so it was said, was thought to be the elder sister of the rain gods, the Tlalocs. (Web site)


  1. Coyolxauhqui was a powerful magician and led her siblings in an attack on their mother, Coatlicue, because Coatlicue had become pregnant. (Web site)
  2. Coyolxauhqui was the Moon goddess according the Aztec mythology. (Web site)


  1. CHICOMECOATL: the goddess of Corn and Fertility.

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  1. 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.
  2. The myths were enacted, chanted, painted, costumed, danced, sung and imagined, sometimes in hypnotic or hallucinatory states.


  1. Gods were an integral aspect to the Inca religion. (Web site)
  2. Gods were paid with offerings sacrifice - often offerings of food, flowers, effigies, animals. (Web site)
  3. The gods are at once three different cosmic entities, and at the same time just one.
  4. The gods are then able to gather around this container, shed drops of their own blood, & from the combination, spawn the peoples of today.
  5. The gods were the children and first creations of Ometeotl, they are the ones with the most direct influence over the world. (Web site)


  1. Hell is the subject of many folk stories and manga.
  2. The word "Hell" used away from its religious context was long considered to be profanity, particularly in North America.
  3. 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

  1. Aztec religion was a Mesoamerican religion combining elements of polytheism, shamanism and animism within a framework of astronomy and calendrics.
  2. Aztec religion was a typical Mesoamerican religion combining elements of polytheism, shamanism and animism within a framework of Astronomy and calendrics.
  3. Aztec religion was syncretic, drawing especially on the beliefs of the Maya. (Web site)


  1. Acolmiztli Nezahualcoyotl was the son of Ixtlilxochitl I and Matlalcihuatzin,[ verification needed] the daughter of Huitzilihuitl. (Web site)
  2. In Aztec mythology, Acolmiztli was a god of the underworld.


  1. In Aztec mythology, Acolnahuacatl was a god of Mictlan, the underworld. (Web site)
  2. Acolnahuacatl married a daughter of Xolotl (a Chichimec ruler c. (Web site)


  1. Aholi once allowed his throat to be slit so that Eototo could escape.


  1. The word ---duende--- is sometimes used interchangeably with ---alux---. Duende is a Spanish word for a supernatural creature or force.
  2. If this is not done, the alux will run wild and start playing tricks on people. (Web site)
  3. However, if their conditions are met, it is thought the alux will protect a person from thieves or even bring them good luck. (Web site)


  1. Anguta is also known as Aguta. (Web site)
  2. Anguta was so angry that he threw her over the side of his canoe.


  1. 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.
  2. Poyauhtla, III, [6]. Among the fogs, from poctli, smoke, fog, mist; atl, water.
  3. Auatic, IV, [6]. Mistress of the waters ( atl, water).


  1. The Bacabs were four brothers, the sons of Itzamna and Ixchel.
  2. The Bacabs were four sons of Itzamna and Ixchel. (Web site)


  1. Baykok is an evil flying skeleton.
  2. The baykok, after paralyzing or killing its prey, then devours the liver of its victim.

Beast of Busco

  1. A turtle shell labeled "Beast of Busco" hangs in the Two Brother's Restaurant in Decatur, Indiana.
  2. 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

  1. Brazilian Folklore was imortalized by Monteiro Lobato, ironically, shortly before Brazil's population turned mainly urban.
  2. Candombl-- deities, rituals, and holidays are now an integral part of Brazilian folklore.
  3. The Saci is undoubtedly the most popular and bizarre character of Brazilian folklore.


  1. The cadejo ( ka-day-ho) is a character from Salvadoran, Costa Rican, Guatemalan and southern Mexican folklore.
  2. Also it is said that if a Cadejo is killed, it will smell terribly for several days, and then its body will disappear.
  3. There is a white and a black cadejo.


  1. Centeotl - the Corn god (above).


  1. Cetan is also a poet.


  1. Chalchiuhtlicue was also worshipped during the birthing process and with the arrival of a newborn a special ceremony by the midwife would be held. (Web site)
  2. Chalchiuhtlicue was goddess of terrestrial waters, ruling over lakes and rivers, and was also invoked in cases of pregnancy and childbirth. (Web site)
  3. Chalchiuhtlicue was the protectress of children and new-borns, perhaps because it was thought She could influence Her husband. (Web site)


  1. Childbirth was considered a form of battle, and its victims were honored as fallen warriors. (Web site)
  2. Childbirth was sometimes compared to warfare and the women who died in childbirth were honored as fallen warriors. (Web site)


  1. Chimalman is a goddess in Aztec mythology, the mother of Quetzalcoatl. (Web site)


  1. Cihuacoatl was the mythical mother of the human race.
  2. Cihuacoatl was especially associated with midwives, and with the sweatbaths where midwives practiced. (Web site)


  1. Cihuateteo are servants of the Aztec moon deities Tezcatlipoca and Tlazolteotl. (Web site)
  2. Cihuateteo: The Cihuateteo ('right honorable mother') is either a stillborn baby or a mother who died in childbirth which attacks and paralyses babies. (Web site)
  3. The Cihuateteo are descended of an ancient Aztec Decapitator god. (Web site)


  1. Cipactli is a dragon-serpent that floats in the void of nothingness. (Web site)
  2. Cipactli was bisexual and quite alone.
  3. Cipactli was the source of the Earth which the gods created from her body. (Web site)


  1. Cipitio is the most popular character of salvadorean mythology. (Web site)
  2. 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. (Web site)


  1. Coatlicue was a goddess thirsty of human sacrifices. (Web site)
  2. Coatlicue was a serpent goddess, depicted wearing a skirt of snakes. (Web site)
  3. Coatlicue was also believed to have given birth to the first man as a virgin. (Web site)
  4. Coatlicue was magically impregnated by a ball of feathers.
  5. The word "Coatlicue" is Nahuatl for "the one with the skirt of serpents". (Web site)


  1. A codex was an extremely long piece of hand-pressed paper, folded like an accordion and bound by a thin piece of wood. (Web site)
  2. The Codex was originally solely pictorial in nature.


  1. A coyote was curled up inside. (Web site)
  2. Coyote is a ubiquitous being and can be categorized in many types. (Web site)


  1. The Creator is an architect and organizer of pre-mortal matter and energy, who constructed the present universe out of the raw material ( demiurge).
  2. The Creator is an architect and organizer of pre-mortal matter and energy, who constructed the present universe out of the raw material.


  1. 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.
  2. Dancing was a main way that people connected with kachinas.


  1. The ehecatl is an ancient flute used by the Mexicas, or Aztecs. (Web site)
  2. Ehecatl is a bad day for working with others. (Web site)
  3. Ehecatl was afraid that maybe she had the white man's sickness. (Web site)


  1. The former was the lighter, the latter the darker, side of human nature (although no real distinction was made between good and evil). (Web site)
  2. 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

  1. Hawaiian mythology is a variant of a more general Polynesian mythology. (Web site)

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