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 most elevated form of thinking is non-thinking. When one achieves the stillness and silence of the mind, the “I” with all its passions, dens, appetites, fears, affections, etc. becomes absent. It is only in the absence of the “I,” in the absence of the mind, that the Buddhata can awaken to unite with the Inner Self and take us to ecstasy."