Aztec Animals

Aztec Animals. In the Aztec society, animals were considered a vital part of religious and mythological symbolism. They were often used to indicate different gods and the deities who were, in turn, often associated with different animals. At the Templo Mayor in Tenochtitlan, Aztecs sacrificed a wide range of animals to their deities.…

What Is Your Mayan Spirit Animal? - Simple Capacity

Jun 28, 2015 · Knowing your spirit animal is vitally important to understanding Mayan Mysticism and Mayan Spirituality. Our spirit animals give us insight into our personalities, our needs, our desires, and our spirit paths. However, unlike a traditional astrological zodiac, our Mayan spirit animal represent our spirit guides and the traits they lend to us, rather than a […]…

Nagual - Wikipedia

A person born on "Dog Day" would have both strong and weak 'dog' aspects. In Nahuatl the word tonalli is used to refer both to a day and to the animal associated with that day. The nagual is considered different; where the tonal is the day spirit itself, the nagual is the spirit familiar of the day.…

What is Your Spirit Animal? - Quiz Insight

The term “spirit animal” is used by western society to describe an animal presence that acts as a guide, protector or teacher of a living human being. While historically totem animals are associated with Native Americans, Chinese, Greek, Buddhist, Aztec and Egyptians cultures, they have recently made a resurgence in modern Western consciousness.…

Los Nahuales - Animal Companion Spirits - Mexicolore

Los Nahuales - Animal Companion Spirits We are delighted to present here a modern Mexican story that introduces the ancient Mesoamerican concept nahualli or nagual - this has myriad translations (avatar, companion spirit, animal spirit guide, alter ego, shape-shifter, spirit helper, other self, animal familiar...) and will be known to readers of JK Rowling’s Harry Potter books and Philip ...…

Native American Totem Animals & Their Meanings – Legends ...

A totem is a spirit being, sacred object, or symbol of a tribe, clan, family or individual.Some Native American tribe’s tradition provides that each person is connected with nine different animals that will accompany him or her through life, acting as guides. Different animal guides, also called spirit guides and/or power animals, come in and out of our lives depending on the direction that ...…