Omeyocan, Quetzalli, Ollin, Calli, Ocelotl & Tleyotl … These strange-sounding names are of Nahualt origin, the ancient Toltec language. Discover in this article their meaning.
Each of our natural fragrances refers to Toltec’s ancient language, more precisely to a deity or Toltec symbol.
CALLI means House in Nahuatl and refers to one of the 4 blades of the second circle of the Aztec calendar. Its name also refers to Tlazolteotl, the goddess of matter, spiritual death and physical life.
OLLIN means movement. Ollin is also part of the 20 temporal signs of the Aztec calendar. The Aztecs used the word OLLIN to describe the power and strength of nature when shaking or a violent storm was raging. OLLIN from ancient Nahulatl language is derived from “yollotl”, which means heart, and “yolistli” life. Literally OLLIN means “It’s time to act with your heart”.
The natural perfume TLEYOTL wear a name of Nahuatl origin meaning “heart of fire”.
Alfredo López Austin, an expert in Mesoamerican cosmovision states that Tleyotl is a luminous energy which, once absorbed by an individual, creates his temperament, gives him value and conditions his destiny.
OCELOTL corresponds to one of the 20 signs forming the Aztec calendar. In Nahuatl OCELOTL means Jaguar. The eagle and the jaguar are part of the emblems of the Toltec warriors. The jaguar embodies power, courage and temerity. It represents for the Aztecs the nocturnal personality of the sun. “A good day to fight the battle ».
The name of the natural perfume QUETZALLI refers to Quetzalcoatl, an ancient Toltec king and the mythical legend of the feathered serpent. Quetzalli means precious feather. Cóatl means snake.
Its name also refers to “Quecholl” the 14th month of the Aztec calendar, during which time were honored the souls of the dead warriors.
OMEYOCAN means “Place of duality” and represents the place of regeneration and transformation. Omeyocan is also the largest of the thirteen heavens of Aztec mythology.