Aztec
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Kukulkan – The Plumed Serpent of Mesoamerica
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Kukulkan is simultaneously one of the best-known and the most mysterious deities of Central America. The main god of the Yucatec Maya in the Yucatan ...

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Mazatl – Symbolism and Importance
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Mazatl is a sacred day of the 7th trecena in the ancient Aztec calendar, known as the ‘tonalpohualli’. Represented by the image of a deer, this day was ...

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Acatl – Symbolism and Importance
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Acatl was the first day of the 13th trecena (13-day period) in the Aztec calendar, represented by the glyph of a reed. Ruled by Tezcatlipoca, the god of ...

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Miquiztli – Importance and Symbolism
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Miquiztli is a sacred day of the trecena, the thirteen-day period, in the ancient Aztec calendar. It was represented by a skull, which was regarded by the ...

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Ollin – Symbolism and Importance
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Ollin (meaning movement), is the 17th day of the sacred Aztec calendar, represented by the symbol of the concept Nahui Ollin. Governed by two deities, it’s ...

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Calli – Symbolism and Importance
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Calli is an auspicious day of the third trecena (or unit) in the ancient Aztec calendar. It was the first day of the thirteen-day period and was associated ...

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Itzcuintli – Symbolism and Importance
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In the tonalpohualli, Itzcuintli was the 10th day sign, associated with trustworthiness and loyalty.  It’s represented by the image of a dog and ruled ...

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Ocelotl – Symbolism and Importance
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Ocelotl, meaning ‘jaguar’ in Nahuatl, is the 14th day sign of the 260-day Aztec calendar and was considered a good day for engaging in battle. It’s ...

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Cozcacuauhtli – Symbolism and Importance
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Cozcacuauhtli is an auspicious day of the 16th trecena in the sacred Aztec calendar. Associated with the butterfly goddess Itzpapalotl, it’s regarded as a ...

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Ozomahtli – Symbolism and Importance
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Ozomahtli is an auspicious day in the ancient Aztec calendar, associated with celebration and play. As each day of the sacred Aztec calendar had its own ...