- South American (culture)
- Celestial (attribute)
- Friendly (behaviour)
The god of the sun and the wind in Aztec and Toltec myth. It sometimes an otter and at other times a jaguar. He had four forms of four different colours, guardian the four cardinal directions. In the north he was black, in the east- red, in the south- blue and in the west- white. Tezcatlipoca became for different creatures. He remained the same in the north as the god of darkness, but in the east he became Xipe Totec the sun. In the south he was became Tlaloc- the god of rain and in the west he became Quetzalcoatl.
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