Tonantzin

May 18th, 2008 by sabrina

Tonantzin (pronounced toe-NAWN-tseen) is the Aztec Goddess of motherhood and the moon. She is the embodiment of the feminine principle, and has been syncretized to Our Lady of Guadalupe. She is called by such names as Little Mother, Mother of the Corn, Honored Grandmother, Goddess of Sustenance, and Our Beloved Mother.

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