Tecuilhuitontli Tarot Spread~~~The Xiuhpohualli (year count) is divided into 18 metztli/veintena or a period of 20 days. The 20-day period Tecuilhuitontli, "Small Festival/Little Feast of the Lords," comes after  Etzalcualiztli. This time honors Huixtochihuatl/Uixtociuatl (Lady of Salt).Huixtochihuatl "Lady of Salt" along with her two sisters, Chicomecoatl, "Seven Serpents" and Chalchiuhtlicue "Jade Her skirt" provided humanity with life's three essentials: salt, food and water. She is said to be the the daughter of Tlaloc or the older sister of the Tlalohqueh (rain gods). Her knowledge of salt is said to have developed due to a conflict between her and the Tlalohqueh. In one version, she insulted and mocked her brothers and so offended them that they banished her to the salt beds. There she discovered the existence of salt, how it was formed, and how to make salt jars. In another version, she gained control of sea water when her brothers tried to drown her in salt water for the insult.Huixtochihuatl is associated with salt, sea water and with rituals relating to water and fertility as well as urine, which is salty and impure. She was the patroness of people associated with salt such as: salt-producers, salt preparers, salt merchants, salt traffickers and people of the salt marshes.She is commonly depicted with a yellow face and body. She wears a crown of quetzal feathers with tassels in the form of maize. She is adorned in gold ear plugs and small bells. Her garments are decorated in a water and cloud designs and she carries reed staffs.~~~Deck: Calaca Tarot Deck#aztecastrology#azteccalendar #aztecmonth #aztecdeities #aztecmythology #aztecgoddess #mexica #indigeniouscalendar #xiuhpohualli #tonalpohualli #tracena #tecuilhuitontli_metztli #huixtochihuatl #ladyofsalt #tarotspreads #tarotcard #tarotcardspread #tarotdecks #tarotreadersofinstagram #tarotcommunityofinstagram #tarotcommunity #oraclecommunityofinstagram #oracledecks #oraclespread #calavera #calacatarot

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Tecuilhuitontli Tarot Spread~~~The Xiuhpohualli (year count) is divided into 18 metztli/veintena or a period of 20 days. The 20-day period Tecuilhuitontli, "Small Festival/Little Feast of the Lords," comes after  Etzalcualiztli. This time honors Huixtochihuatl/Uixtociuatl (Lady of Salt).Huixtochihuatl "Lady of Salt" along with her two sisters, Chicomecoatl, "Seven Serpents" and Chalchiuhtlicue "Jade Her skirt" provided humanity with life's three essentials: salt, food and water. She is said to be the the daughter of Tlaloc or the older sister of the Tlalohqueh (rain gods). Her knowledge of salt is said to have developed due to a conflict between her and the Tlalohqueh. In one version, she insulted and mocked her brothers and so offended them that they banished her to the salt beds. There she discovered the existence of salt, how it was formed, and how to make salt jars. In another version, she gained control of sea water when her brothers tried to drown her in salt water for the insult.Huixtochihuatl is associated with salt, sea water and with rituals relating to water and fertility as well as urine, which is salty and impure. She was the patroness of people associated with salt such as: salt-producers, salt preparers, salt merchants, salt traffickers and people of the salt marshes.She is commonly depicted with a yellow face and body. She wears a crown of quetzal feathers with tassels in the form of maize. She is adorned in gold ear plugs and small bells. Her garments are decorated in a water and cloud designs and she carries reed staffs.~~~Deck: Calaca Tarot Deck#aztecastrology#azteccalendar #aztecmonth #aztecdeities #aztecmythology #aztecgoddess #mexica #indigeniouscalendar #xiuhpohualli #tonalpohualli #tracena #tecuilhuitontli_metztli #huixtochihuatl #ladyofsalt #tarotspreads #tarotcard #tarotcardspread #tarotdecks #tarotreadersofinstagram #tarotcommunityofinstagram #tarotcommunity #oraclecommunityofinstagram #oracledecks #oraclespread #calavera #calacatarot

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