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Tonacatecutli

Tonacatecutli (Tonacateotle) (lord of our existence) is in Aztec mythology, consort of Tonacacihuatl, with whom he lived in the ninth, or highest, heaven. They had four sons, who were guardians of the four cardinal points. Tonacatecutli was also known as Tzinteotl (god of the beginning), Tonaca Cihuatl (queen of our existence), Xochiquetzal (beautiful rose), Citlallicue (the star-skirted, or the Milky …

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Paynal

Paynal (Paynalton) (he who hastens) is in an Aztec rite, the name given to the man who played the part of the war god Huitzilopochtli. According to Fray Bernardino de Sahagún in Historia general de las cosas de Nueva España (1570–1582), this deputy god “had to go personally to summon men so that they might go forthwith to fight the …

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Montezuma II

Montezuma II (Monteczoma, Motechuzoma, Moctezuma, Montecuzomatzin) (sad or angry lord) (1466–1520) is in Aztec history and legend, the last ruler, who ascended the throne when he was 23 and engaged in a campaign to extend his empire. He was noted for his martial prowess, having taken part in nine battles and being a member of the Quachichin, the highest military …

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Hvashang

Origin: Tibet Classification: Arhat Hvashang is one of the two Tibetan additions to the traditional list of sixteen Arhats. He is usually considered the eighteenth Arhat. (Dharmatala is number seventeen.) Hvashang serves and supports the sixteen Arhats. Unlike them, he was a layperson, not a Buddhist monk. Hvashang is a rotund, cheerful, good-natured spirit often depicted surroundedwith children. His image …

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1001 Nights

(The Arabian Nights) English translation of the Arabic collection of tales, Alf Laylah wa-laylah, which is based on a Persian collection, compiled between 988 and 1011 c.e. The tales are arranged within a narrative framework. The Persian monarch Shahriyar had little trust in women’s fidelity, so he adopted the habit of taking a new wife each night and killing her …

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hands

hands Symbols of strength, authority, and power, a meaning perhaps dating to the ancient Egyptians, whose term for the hand also related to pillar and palm. In Alchemy, the right hand signifies the masculine principle and rational, conscious thought, and the left hand signifies the feminine principle and intuitive, unconscious thought. Thus clasped hands in alchemy symbolize the mystic marriage …

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Ahnernerbe, S.S. – Reich Ancestral Heritage Office

Ahnernerbe, S.S. – Reich Ancestral Heritage Office: Unlike other states in which Occultists are accorded little respect, Nazi Germany has made certain occult operations a part of the state, while repressing others with strict brutality. The S.S. itself has a network of Thule Society ritual which replaces Christian religion for S.S. Officers. Based in Old Prussian Paganism, with Nordic colorings, …

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Black Dog

Black Dog The Black Dog is among Britain’s most famous spectral hounds. It may be dangerous and malevolent or helpful and benevolent. It usually serves as a guardian of treasure or a sacred place. If left alone, it usually leaves you alone, too, but if aggression is shown toward it, the Black Dog isn’t afraid to Demonstrate supernatural powers, potentially …

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Bubilas

Bubilas is the patron of bees, honey, and beekeepers. In general, bee spirits are female, like the Queen Bee or worker bees, who are the bees most visible to people. Bubilas is an exception: He is the spirit of the drone. Bubilas serves the bees and Austeja, queen of the bees. He will serve human beekeepers, too, as well as …

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Buddha

Buddha Buddha is a Sanskrit word that literally means “awake.” It is not a name, but a title acquired by one who has achieved enlightenment. The Buddha defined enlightenment as: • Complete freedom from all suffering • Full experiential knowledge of the exact nature of reality • Complete awareness of all dimensions of reality Buddhism was founded in the sixth …

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