Posts Tagged: Xochipilli

Xochipilli – the Noble Young Lord of Flowers

9 June 2015

I’m honored to present a guest post from Calpulli Xiuhcoatl (Cuezalin), an expert on Mesoamerica and its various indigenous nations and cultures. This is our lord Xochipilli (also Macuilxochitl) – the Noble Young Lord of Flowers. He/It is the personification of recreational sex, chance, dance,... Read More

Prepared to gamble?

2 December 2012

What wouldn’t you bet while watching a fierce ball game where the players were not afraid to hurt themselves? A kernel of maize? A good obsidian knife? A golden necklace studded with precious stones? Well, why not? Like anywhere else around the globe, people of... Read More