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Ehecatl

by Micha F. Lindemans
In Aztec mythology, Ehecatl ("wind") is the god of the winds. He begins the movement of the sun and sweeps the high roads of the rain god with his breath. As another form of the great Quetzalcoatl he brings life to all that is lifeless. He brought love to mankind after he became involved with Mayahuel, a young woman. Their love was symbolized by a beautiful tree which grows on the place they arrived on earth.

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