The Gods of Mexico
Other Deities
Xolotl - the Double, the Sorcerer.
Quetzalcoatl's Nagual. Xolotl, who usually is shown either with gouged-out eyes and broken limbs or as an imposing black-robed magus with a dog-face mask, is the one God who resisted the mass sacrifice at the beginning of the Fifth Sun. He is the patron of magicians, of twins, and of all "doubled" things.
Huehuecoyotl - the Old Coyote.
The Trickster, so prominent in the stories of all the people of the Americas.
Huitzilopochtli - Hummingbird from the Left.
God of War, the special patron of the Mexica people. Little honored elsewhere in Mexico. In Tenochtitlan he was set up alongside Tlaloc as ruler of the South.
Paynal - the Swift.
Huizilopochtli's messenger.
Coatlicue - She of the Serpent Skirts.
Huitzilopochtli's mother. Some say she was also the mother of Ce Acatl Toplitzin Quetzalcoatl.
Yacatecuhtli - the Merchant.
The patron of merchants and all who make their living through commerce.
Chantico - Goddess of Fire.
The patroness of hearth fires and volcanoes alike.