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What is the Virgin of Guadalupe wearing?

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Answered 2007-12-18 17:36:55

Her blue cloak, covered with stars, resembles one worn by Tonantzin, the Aztec goddess of earth, fertility and rain. It represents the heavens. Blue symbolizes fidelity, divine love and truth. * The black sash she is wearing follows the Aztec custom that she is with child. En cinta is the Aztec expression. * She stands on a crescent moon, indicating she is greater than the god of night, the moon god. * The cherub angel is believed to represent a new era. Some interpret its posture as signaling the end of one time and the beginning of another.

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