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God Name and Meaning

List of Gods : "Mexico"   (42 records)

NameOriginDescription
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"Titlacahuan (we his slaves)"
Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Ominoptent god. A universal and generally malevolent power. One of the group classed as the TEZCATLIPOCA complex....
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"Tlacahuepan"
Aztec Patron god of Mexico and a minor god of war. Aztec
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"Tlahuizcalaantecuhtli (lord of the dawn)"
Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico God of the morning star (Venus). An incarnation or avatara of the god creator QUETZALCOATL and one of the group classed as the Mixcoatl complex. The ruler of the twelfth of the thirteen heavens known at the time of the Spanish conquest, Teotl Tlatlauhcan (the place of the red god). In other traditions (described in codices Borgia and Vaticanus B) he is one of the four gods supporting the lowest heaven at each cardinal point; he resides in the east....
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"Tlalehitonatiuh (on the earth sun)"
Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Chthonic underworld god. One of the group classed as the MICTLANTECUHTLI complex....
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"Tlaloque-Tepictoton (tbe small molded ones)"
Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Fertility and Rain god. The personification of small, Rainbearing hills. One of the group classed as the TLALOC complex....
Goddess name
"Tlaltecuhtli"
Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Chthonic creator goddess. In Aztec cosmogony, Tlaltecuhtli is a monstrous, toad-like figure whose body is cleaved in two by the gods TEZCATLIPOCA and QUETZALCOATL to fashion heaven and earth. The ruler of the second of the thirteen heavens known at the time of the Spanish conquest, Ilhuicatl Tlalocan Ipan Metztli (the heaven of the Paradise of the Rain god over the moon), she is also one of the group classed as the MICTLANTECUHTLI complex. She is said to swallow the Sun each evening and disgorge it in the dawn. She also devours the blood and hearts of sacrificial victims and the souls of the dead.See also CIPACTLI....
Goddess name
"Tlazolteotl (Ixcuiname)"
Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Chthonic or earth goddess. Known locally from the gulf coast region of Huaxteca. A maternal goddess linked with sexual sin and personifying filth. One of the group of fertility deities classed as the TETEOINNAN complex....
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"Tloque Nahauque (ruler of the near and the adjacent)"
Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Creator god. One of the group classed as the Omeotl complex....
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"Tokakami"
Huichol Indian / Mesoamerican / Mexico God of death. His chief antagonist is the moon goddess METSAKA....
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"Tokakami Huichol"
Mexico The god of death
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"Tokakami Huichol"
Mexico God of death Mexico
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"Tomiyauhtecuhtli (our male maize efflorescence lord)"
Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Fertility and Rain god. One of the group classed as the TLALOC complex....
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"Tonacacihuatl (our flesh lady)"
Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Primordial deity. In the most widely accepted Aztec cosmogony, this is the self-created, eternal, female principle who combines with TONACATECUHTLI to create all life, transferring souls from heaven to the mortal womb. It exists in the highest, thirteenth heaven and once engendered the Sun god TEZCATLIPOCA, from whom all other deities in the pantheon stemmed. One of the group classed as the Omeotl complex. Also Omecihuatl....
Deities name
"Tonacatecuhtli (our flesh lord)"
Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Primordial deity. In the most widely accepted Aztec cosmogony, this is the self-created, eternal, male principle who combines with TONACACIHUATL to create all life. It exists in the highest, thirteenth heaven and once engendered the Sun god TEZCATLIPOCA, from whom all other deities in the pantheon stemmed. Also one of the group classed as the OMETEOTL complex. According to tradition Tonacatecuhtli drove four roads through the center of the earth after the cataclysm of the fourth world age (Atl) to disperse the flood waters of the deluge. His four sons, aided by four unnamed beings, raised the fallen sky which they propped up on great trees created by Tezcatlipoca and QUETZALCOATL at the four cardinal points....
Goddess name
"Tonaleque"
Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Goddess. The ruler of the fifth of the thirteen heavens known at the time of the Spanish conquest, Ilhuicatl Huixtotlan (heaven of the salt fertility goddess)....
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"Tonatiuh (soaring eagle)"
Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Creator god. He presides over the fifth (present) world age, personified by the Sun Ollin and destined to end in a cataclysmic earthquake. He is the ruler of the fourth of the thirteen heavens known at the time of the Spanish conquest; also called Ilhuicatl Tonatiuh (the heaven of the Sun). In other texts, specifically codices Borgia, Cospi and Fejervary-Mayer, he is depicted as a temple deity....

"Totilma'il (father-mother)"
Mayan / Tzotzil, Mesoamerican / Mexico Creator being. An androgynous personality who represents the ancestral source of creation....
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"Totoltecatl"
Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Fertility god. One of the group classed as the Ometochtli complex concerned with the maguey plant and the brewing of the alcoholic drink pulque....
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"Tozi"
Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Goddess of healing. Also the deity of sweet water remedial baths....
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"Tzapotla Tenan"
Mexico Goddess of healing and herbs. Mexico
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"Tzontemoc (head-descending)"
Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Minor underworld god. One of the group classed as the MICTLANTECUHTLI complex....
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"Tzultacah (mountain valley)"
Mayan / Mesoamerican / Mexico Chthonic and thunder gods. A group of deities who combine the features of earth and Rain gods. Although there are considered to be an indefinite number of Tzultacahs, only thirteen are invoked in prayers. They live in, and may personify, springs and rivers, but each is the owner of a specific mountain. They are attended by snakes which are dispatched to punish mankind for wrongdoing. Non-poisonous varieties are sent to discipline against minor offenses, rattlesnakes for more serious depravity....
Goddess name
"Xilonen"
Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Minor vegetation goddess. An aspect of the maize goddess Chicomecoatl, personifying the young maize plant....
Goddess name
"Xochiquetzal"
Aztec / classi cal Mesoamerican / Mexico Goddess of fertility and childbirth. The mother of the demigoddess (unnamed) whose consort was Piltz intecuhtli and who engendered the first mortals Oxomoco and CIPACTONAL. One of the group classed as the TETEOINNAN complex. A popular deity among Aztec women, the goddess is invoked particularly to make a marriage fruitful. The bride plaits her hair and coils it around, leaving two “plumes” representing the feathers of the Quetzal which is sacred to Xochiquetzal. Pottery figurines are adorned with plumes of feathers. Worshiped at various sites, including Tula (Hidalgo). Also recognized as the patron goddess of weavers....
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"Xochiquetzal-Ichpuchtli (maiden)"
Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Minor fertility goddess. One of the group classed as the TETEOINNAN complex. Depicted as a youthful deity associated with sexual love, flowers and pleasure....
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"Xolotl (monster)"
Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Monstrous deity. He performed the role of executioner when the gods sacrificed themselves to create mankind. He then sacrificed himself. In alternative tradition he tried to evade his own fate, but was himself executed by EHECATL-QUETZALCOATL. Also one of a pair of twins in the group classed as the XIUHTECUHTLI complex, regarded as patron of the ball game....
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"Xolotl Naaiahuatl (rumour)"
Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Monstrous deity. One of the group classed as the XIUHTECUHTLI complex, described as a twin of XOLOTL and co-patron of ball games....
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"YAW (enemy)"
Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Omnipotent god. A universal and generally malevolent deity. One of the group classed as the TEZ CATLIPOCA complex....
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"Yacacoliuhqui (curved nose)"
Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Minor god of commerce and merchants. One of the group classed as the YACATECUHTLI complex....
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"Yacahuiztli (nose spine)"
Aztec / Mesoamer ican / Mexico underworld goddess. With her consort YACATECUHTLI she engendered the night in Aztec cosmogony. One of the group classed as the MICTLANTE CUHTLI complex....
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"Yacapitzahuac (sheep-nose)"
Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Minor god of commerce and merchants. One of the group classed as the YACATECUHTLI complex....
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"Yacatecuhtli (nose lord)"
Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico God of commerce and merchants. Head of the group classed as the Yacatecuhtli complex....
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"Yauhqueme"
Aztec / Mesoamer ican / Mexico Fertility and Rain god. One of the group of deities classed as the TLALOC complex....
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"Yiacatechutli"
Mexico God of merchants. Mexico
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"Yoalli Ehecatli (night wind)"
Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Creator god. One of the group classed as the Omeotl complex....
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"Yoaltecuhtf (lord of night)"
Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Creator god. With his consort YACAHUIZTLI he engendered the night in Aztec cosmogony. The ruler of the sixth of the thirteen heavens known at the time of the Spanish conquest, Teotlcozauhcan (the place of the yellow god). One of the group classed as the MICTLANTECUHTLI complex....
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"Yum Cimil"
Mayan / Yucatec, Mesoamerican / Mexico God of death. Depicted with a skull head, bare ribs and spiny projections from the vertebrae, or with bloated flesh marked by dark rings of decomposition. He wears bell-like ornaments fastened in the hair. Sacrificial victims were offered to the god by drowning in the sacred pool or cenote. Also God A....
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"Yum Kaax"
Mayan / Mesoamerican / Mexico vegetation god. The deity concerned with the growing and harvesting of maize, but also of husbandry in general. Depicted as a youthful figure with an ear of corn in his headdress. Also God E....

"Yusn"
Mexico In the beginning Yusn, the Life-giver, created the universe. New Mexico
Goddess name
"Zapotlantenan"
Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico Healing goddess. deity of medicinal turpentine and ointment-dealers. One of the group classed as the TLALOC complex....
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"Zipakna"
Mayan / Mesoamerican / Mexico earthquake god. Usually coupled with the god KABRAKAN and identified as a creator of mountains which Kabrakan subsequently destroys....
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"ltztli (obsidian blade)"
Aztec / Mesoamerican / Mexico God of justice. One of the group classed as the TEZCATLIPOCA complex....