Symbol of growth, fertility, love, pleasure, and creativity. Xochipilli was the Aztec god of art, games, beauty, dance, flowers, and song. He represented the joy and pleasure of life, often depicted as a youthful figure surrounded by flowers and playing musical instruments. Xochipilli was associated with creativity, festivity, and the natural world, embodying the essence … Read more


Symbol of love, protection, and power. Xochiquetzal, whose name means “Flower Feather” in the Nahuatl language, is a captivating figure from Aztec mythology, embodying beauty, fertility, love, and female sexual power. As the goddess of flowers, love, young women, and the arts, Xochiquetzal was revered for her ability to stir desire and oversee the delicate … Read more


Symbol of purification, fertility, birth. Tlazolteotl, an intriguing deity in the Aztec pantheon, was known as the goddess of purification, filth, and sin. This multifaceted goddess played a complex role in Aztec religion, embodying the concepts of both the creator and absolver of sin. She was associated with the earth, fertility, and childbirth, as well … Read more


Symbol of sustenance, good fortune. Centeotl, also known as Centéotl, was the Aztec god of maize (corn), representing agriculture, fertility, and the sustenance of life. He played a crucial role in the Aztec pantheon due to the central importance of maize as a staple crop in Mesoamerican civilizations. Maize was not only a primary food … Read more

Xipe Totec

Symbol of renewal, rebirth. Xipe Totec, known as “Our Lord the Flayed One,” was a prominent deity in the Aztec pantheon, symbolizing themes of death, rebirth, and renewal. He was the god of agriculture, vegetation, spring, goldsmiths, and the seasons, representing the cycle of life that follows death and the new growth that emerges from … 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