Symbol of growth, fertility, love, pleasure, and creativity. Xochiquetzal’s twin brother was Xochipilli. He was known as the Flower Prince and had a human wife. He is pictured sporting a teardrop-shaped mother of pearl pendant. He was a god of pleasure and mischief who enjoyed making people laugh. He wasn’t a vengeful deity; rather, he … Read more


Symbol of love, protection, and power. Tlazolteotl’s daughter was Xochiquetzal. Tlaloc was her husband until Tezcatlipoca kidnapped her and forced her to marry him. Her illustration depicts a young, lovely woman surrounded by butterflies and birds clutching flowers. She is related with plants and flowers. She was affiliated with both mothers and prostitutes, and was … Read more


Symbol of purification, fertility, birth. Tlazolteotl was the goddess of rebirth, fertility, and purification. Centeotl is Centeotl’s mother. Sinners would be cursed by Tlazolteotl, who would cure them with steam baths and sacrifices to her. She was also a dirt and purification deity. Her dual character was exemplified by pictures of her devouring dirt. Like … Read more


Symbol of sustenance, good fortune. Centeotl was the maize god. He has corn ears and a dark line running from his brows to his jawline. His mother was the goddess of fertility and childbirth, and his wife was the first woman to bear children. Centeotl, according to Aztec legend, traveled to the underworld and returned … Read more

Xipe Totec

Symbol of renewal, rebirth. To provide nourishment for his people, Xipe Totec would flay his skin. This was meant to represent snakes shedding their skin or a corn seed shedding its outer layer. He was frequently represented wielding a rattling stick and wearing a pointed cap, as the Mexican emperor was. After flaying his skin, … Read more


Symbol of sacrifice, fire, and war Huitzilopochtli was the Aztec deity of war and was the son of Ometecuhtli/Omecihuatl. He was a sign of fire since he was carrying a fire serpent. He became the fifth sun because he was so powerful and strong. The stars, or Tzizimimeh, were enraged at Huitzilopochtli and chased him … Read more


Symbol of the present, war. Chalchiuhtlicue and Tlaloc had a son named Tonatiuh. He was picked to be the fifth sun, but he was unable to jump into the flames when the time arrived. Tonatiuh was humiliated when Nanahuatl jumped into the flames. He swiftly followed, and the two of them combined to form two … Read more


Humility’s symbol. Nanahuatl was a god with sores all over his body. He was a gentle God who genuinely cared about everyone. Nanahuatl is frequently represented as a divinity rising from the ashes. When the gods needed a fifth sun, they chose Nanahuatl and Tonatiuh as the moon and sun, respectively. The gods made Nanahuatl … Read more


Childbirth, fertility, and protection are all represented by this symbol. Chalchiuhtlicue was the goddess of baptisms, rivers, storms, and the seas. She protected mothers and children while also ensuring that the harvests were fertile. Tlaloc married her for the second time. She was the fourth sun, and she was a kind monarch who cared for … Read more


Fertility symbol. Tialoc, the god of fertility, rain, and water, was the third sun. He could be kind or merciless. By showering the Earth with rain or hurling thunderbolts or hail down from the sky, he either gave life or took it away. Shellfish, amphibians, snails, and herons were among Tlaloc’s animal forms. He lived … Read more