The Gospel Of The Toltecs

Author: Frank Díaz
Editor: Inner Traditions / Bear & Co
ISBN: 9781879181861
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The author has gathered Nahua and Maya codexes, Spanish chronicles of conquest, and native oral tradition to recount the life of Quetzalcoatl: his temptation and fall; his initiation with sacred mushrooms; his long journey in search of spiritual enlightenment; his triumphant return to the Toltec land; and his subsequent teaching, self-immolation, ascension, and promise of return.

Lord Of The Dawn

Author: Rudolfo Anaya
Editor: UNM Press
ISBN: 0826351751
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The legend of Quetzalcóatl is the enduring epic myth of Mesoamerica. The gods create the universe, but man must carefully tend to the harmony of the world. Without spiritual attention to harmony, chaos may reign, destroying the universe and civilization. The ancient Mexicans, like other peoples throughout the world, wrestled with ideas and metaphors by which to know the Godhead and developed their own concepts about their relationship to the universe. Quetzalcóatl came to the Toltecs to teach them art, agriculture, peace, and knowledge. He was a redeemer god, and his story inspires, instructs, and entertains, as do all the great myths of the world. Now available in paperback, the Lord of the Dawn is Anaya's exploration of the cosmology and the rich and complex spiritual thought of his Native American ancestors. The story depicts the daily world of man, the struggle between the peacemakers and the warmongers, and the world of the gods and their role in the life of mankind.

Quetzalcoatl And The Irony Of Empire

Author: David Carrasco
Editor: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226094901
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Davíd Carrasco draws from the perspectives of the history of religions, anthropology, and urban ecology to explore the nature of the complex symbolic form of Quetzalcoatl in the organization, legitimation, and subversion of a large segment of the Mexican urban tradition. His new Preface addresses this tradition in the light of the Columbian quincentennial. "This book, rich in ideas, constituting a novel approach . . . represents a stimulating and provocative contribution to Mesoamerican studies. . . . Recommended to all serious students of the New World's most advanced indigenous civilization."—H. B. Nicholson, Man

The Myth Of Quetzalcoatl

Author: Enrique Florescano
Editor: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801871016
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Florescano traces the spread of the worship of the Plumed Serpent, and the multiplicity of interpretations that surround the god, by comparing the Palenque inscriptions, the Vienna Codex, the Historia de los Mexicanos, the Popul Vuh, and numerous other texts.

The Bearded White God Of Ancient America

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Editor: Cedar Fort
ISBN: 9781555177478
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In the ancient history of Latin America, myths and legends abound of the visitation of Quetzalcoatl, often referred to as the Bearded White God. the Bearded White God of Ancient America relives and explains Cortez' stunning conquest of the vast Aztec empire in the context of the Quetzalcoatl myths and legends. This book gives you a great source for the ancient Latin American Quetzalcoatl myths and legends-from the rare remaining writings of the great Aztec and Incan empires to the writings of the early Spanish colonial priests, soldiers, and colonists who had access to those original native writings not destroyed in the conquest. the Bearded White God of Ancient America concludes with an intriguing study of the Quetzalcoatl myths in the context of LDS theology. Key Features: Addresses the following questions about the legend of Quetzalcoatl: Who was he? When did he appear? Where did he come from? Why did he come? What did he teach? Where did he go? a great source for the ancient Latin American Quetzalcoatl myths and legends. Concludes with an intriguing study of the Quetzalcoatl myths in the context of LDS theology.

The Toltec Secret

Author: Sergio Magana
Editor: Hay House, Inc
ISBN: 1781804397
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In this remarkable book, the renowned Mexican healer Sergio Magaña reveals the fascinating secrets of the ancient Toltec tradition. Closed to outsiders until now, this rich spiritual tradition is over 5,000 years old. The original holders of this secret knowledge, the Chichimeca, were considered to be masters, with a deep understanding of the dream state and a working knowledge of how our perceptions form our reality, as well as the capacity to influence matter. The Toltec Secret reveals the incredibly powerful rituals and symbols that will enable you to: • become lucid in your dreams • create your life through your dreams like the Toltecs did • send healing to others while in the dreaming state • communicate with your ancestors • develop your intuition and use Toltec techniques to see the aura • heal and rejuvenate your body by connecting with the energy of the sun • use the mysterious obsidian mirror for healing yourself and others • practise the powerful dances of the Toltecs and Mexihcas.

Burning Water

Author: Laurette Séjourné
Editor: London ; New York : Thames & Hudson
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The Last Toltec King

Author: Julie Black
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ISBN: 9780692267240
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Ce Acatl Topiltzin, legendary figure and cultural hero, did not believe in human sacrifice. The Last Toltec King is a novel of historical fiction about his reign in pre-Colombian Mexico. In Cem Anahuac, the ancient world of the Toltecs, the gods are at war, and they fight their battles through the lives of men. Tonalnan is brought into this world by her peasant mother, Citlali, amidst abduction, suffering and slavery. Through a twist of fate, Tonalnan grows to become an ambitious Toltec noblewoman who builds a dynastic fortune in a patriarchal society. Meanwhile, in a distant corner of Cem Anahuac, the child prince Ce Acatl Topiltzin is favored by Quetzalcoatl, the god of creation and fertility. The prince triumphs over the Queen of Ignorance, a monstrous four-headed serpent, and attains spiritual enlightenment in the pyramid city of Xochicalco. Ce Acatl, now known as the penitent priest, teaches a growing multitude of followers. In time, he becomes the priest-king of the Toltecs at Tula. Enemy forces loom in the distance, as the Chichimeca, a fierce band of nomads led by a malicious sorcerer, plan to destroy the Toltecs and claim the city as their own. Tohuenyo is a Chichimeca warrior who thwarts his tribe's sinister plans unexpectedly. As time passes, the benevolent king Ce Acatl builds a mighty empire, but at prosperity?s zenith and amidst opulent good fortune, he angers the gods through hubris after an exciting tournament, and they curse his house by withholding their bounty. Seizing the opportunity, the dark lord Tezcatlipoca descends from the Heavens on a spider thread to destroy Quetzalcoatl?s people so that he, Tezcatlipoca, will become their favored god and king. Will the ancient Toltecs triumph over the dark forces that threaten their survival? Find out when you read The Last Toltec King. Learn the origins of the ancient Mexicans and their pantheon of gods, discover the difference between Quetzalcoatl the god and Quetzalcoatl the man, and understand the legend of his return.

He Walked The Americas

Author: L. Taylor Hansen
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ISBN: 9781939149190
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About two thousand years ago a mysterious white man walked from tribe to tribe among the American Nations. He came to Peru from the Pacific. He traveled through the South and Central America, among the Mayans, into Mexico and all of North America, then back to ancient Tula, from whence he departed across the Atlantic to the land of his origin. Who was this white Prophet who spoke a thousand languages, healed the sick, raised the dead, and taught in the same words a Jesus Himself? These are true Indian legends, gathered during twenty-five years of research by L. Taylor Hansen, archeologist and writer, from many different tribes all over the Americas. By consulting museums, libraries and experts on folklore, it has been possible for her to correlate the findings into this fascinating book, backed up by the spades of the diggers into ancient ruins. This is a book that will back up the New Testament of the East, with the Christian Indian legends of the West. In this book is proof that a mysterious healer and prophet came not only to one continent, but to Pacific Islands and the Americas as well. This book will strengthen your faith as no other could! Now, back in print in this paperback edition after more than 20 years! Did a strange miracle man travel, with the help of a Phoenician fleet, around the world about 2000 years ago-voyaging across the Pacific from Indonesia and then returning to the Mediterranean? Hansen tells us: Yes!

Quetzalcoatl

Author: D. H. Lawrence
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107004071
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Originally published as The plumed serpent in 1926.