Chalmecaciuatl is in Aztec mythology, the paradise for children who died before they reached the age of reason. The concept is similar to the Christian limbo and may merely be an Aztec reworking of the Christian belief prompted by Spanish missionaries.



Encyclopedia of World Mythology and Legend, Third Edition – Written by Anthony S. Mercatante & James R. Dow – Copyright © 2009 by Anthony S. Mercatante

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