The Aztec philosopher priests. They had various orders and degrees such as the Ocelotl (Jaguar/Tiger) Knights and the Cuauhtli (Eagle) Knights. The Tlamatinime were those Magi or initiates that Moctezuhma sent to find Coatlicue, the mother of Huitzilopochtli in Chicomoztoc. The Tlamatinime were also called Nahua. See: Chicomoztoc, Ocelotl, Cuauhtli, and Nahua


"The one who does not know how to fulfill his duties as a simple citizen cannot tread the path of the great mysteries. Many disciples forget the good manners of a sincere and honorable gentleman or lady and become truly irresponsible and even dangerous individuals."

Samael Aun Weor, The Major Mysteries