|“||The Feathered Serpent is supernatural entity, perhaps even a god, from Mesoamerican mythology. Despite sharing no similarities, it is considered the Mesoamerican equivalent of Jesus. Weird.||„|
|— Carl Black|
The Feathered Serpent or Couatl was a prominent supernatural entity or deity, found in many Mesoamerican religions. It is still called Quetzalcoatl among the Aztecs, Kukulkan among the Yucatec Maya, and Q'uq'umatz among the K'iche' Maya. The real translation is "Precious Holy Snake" or "Precious Holy Twin" with no evidence of this character having a beard or being European as new age people misinterpreted as the "Jesus of the Americas".
The double symbolism used by the Feathered Serpent is considered allegoric to the dual nature of the deity, where being feathered represents its divine nature or ability to fly to reach the skies and being a serpent represents its human nature or ability to creep on the ground among other animals of the Earth, a dualism very common in Mesoamerican deities.
It is unknown if every feathered serpent deity are merely related or are the same being.