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The heavenly flowers were the sign that the bishop had requested of the Lady as proof that she was the Mother of God, and that she was truly the one who wanted him to build a sanctuary there at Tepeyac Hill.
The image is a painting that scientists are unable to explain its phenomena: the unknown pigments of the colors, the twenty-year life span of the tilma whose fabric was made from the maguey plant, the appearance of life in the Ladys eyes, the symbols in the image, the reflection of persons in her eyes, how the painting seems to hang or float over the tilma.
Y agora que est all edificada la iglesia de Nuestra Seora de Guadalupe, tambin la llaman Tonantzin, tomada ocasin de los predicadores que a Nuestra Seora, la Madre de Dios, llaman Tonantzin (Bernardo de Sagagn, Historia general de las cosas de Nueva Espaa, 1988, II, p. One of these is here in Mexico, where there is a small hill that is called Tepeyac and that the Spaniards call Tepeaquilla, that now is called Our Lady of Guadalupe.
They had a temple at this place dedicated to the mother of the gods, that they called Tonantzin and which means Our Mother.
The world is more anti-Christian than ever since the first centuries in Rome. I think it is marvelous that there is a site like "Somos Primos" I have a very strong desire to know my heritage. Happy Holidays Elizabeth Ruiz [email protected], Nuestra Seora de Guadalupe, December 12, 1531 by Albert V Vela, Ph D St.
Men and women, male and female servants came to these festivals.
The number of people was huge, and they would also say, "Let's go to the festival of Tonantzin." Now that the church of Our Lady of Guadalupe is built here, they also call it Tonantzin, taken from the preachers who refer to Our Lady, the Mother of God, as Tomantzin (p. Tepeyac Hill is where Our Lady of Guadalupe appeared to the Indian Juan Diego.
They would make many sacrifices in honor of this goddess.
And they came to them [the sacrifices] from more than twenty leagues [70 miles] from all places of Mexico bringing many offerings.