Do not think that the people of Mesoamerica gave up their religion easily. They knew that their religious and philosophical beliefs had a greater understanding of the true nature of our existence than anything the Spaniards could or would understand. Yet the great cruelty, mayhem and murder inflected upon the native peoples of the Americas would require them to hide […]Read more ›
Site in development-WordPress Template. Using thorns to prick the skin and draw blood to place on ribbons to burn, was an ancient ritual in Mesoamerica. Similar to Christians and Muslims using [...]
Ometeoitl in Images [...]
Prayer of the Priests and the People There is no separateness – God is one. All that is manifest and all that is void – is one. There is no up or down, no right or left, no white [...]
All movement all that exists is Ometeotl. [...]
These words are from the ancient poetry of MesoAmerica.
See Ometeotl in the Mountains and frost on the window.
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He she gives truth and order to the universe. Ometeotl, the god of duality provides solidity to an illusion that we can live in and react to. Ometeoitl is both male and female, yet not both. Ometeotl is all energy and movement, yet is stationary at all times. All things exist in the mind of Ometeotl, the earth, the sun, […]Read more ›
It is my belief that the ancient wisdom of Mesoamerica goes back three thousand years. It almost has an Asiatic feeling to it, like Hinduism and Taoism. Studying the early images of Mesoamerica, I can trace the belief in the duality of a singularity in the pictures of a face that is half skull and half alive and the images […]Read more ›
I am indebted to many people for the words and thoughts that I put down on paper. I do not have the skills to translate the Nahuatl language into either Spanish or English. I have relied on the English and Spanish translations of many books and sources to help me. When my poor Spanish skills fail me, I use the […]Read more ›
Ometeotl, God self maker Who’s home is not here, yet it is every where Can we truly be your children? Your friends? Are we not like the flowers Who you allow to grow and be pleasant and beautify Then grow old and fade away like the passing day Your fame and glory are sought on earth. Prayers and service […]Read more ›
I have decided to focus this web site on only the religion of Ometeotl. At first I had wanted to show the similarity between the religion of Ometeotl and other great religions of the world; but after further considerations and the requests of some of my subscribers , I decided to provide just information related to this ancient religion. I […]Read more ›
He who is as invisible as the night and intangible as the wind. I wrote this during a time I was reading a lot of Nahua poetry. It was a variation of a Nahua poem Let us spend our lives In peace and pleasure Fury and wrath are not for man The earth is vast indeed What […]Read more ›
Miguel León-Portilla This is a brief write up I found on the internet about Miguel LeonPortilla, one of the most famous authorities on Nahua history, literature and philosophy. I hope to do a write up in the future giving Miguel Lions Portilla’s views on Nahua philosophy. Miguel León-Portilla (b. 1926) is recognized worldwide as the leading authority on Aztec (Nahua) […]Read more ›
This is a scholarly review of Nahua Philosophy written by Prof. James Maffie. I thought it was a really good review. My thanks to Prof. James Maffie for the extrodinary time and effort to write such a paper. Many thanks! Table of Contents Introduction Who were the Axtecs and Nahua People. Sources for Studying Nahua Thought The Approach of This […]Read more ›