Mayan God

Mayan calendar gods
Mayan calendar gods
Introduction The Mayan calendar, in its full glory, is probably the most complicated calendar based on integer arithmetic that has ever existed. While lunar and lunisolar calendars do exist that are very complex, most of them are based on observation, as in starting a month when the moon is in a particular…
Mayan Creator god
Mayan Creator god
The, or Popol Wuj in the language, is the story of creation of the Maya. Members of the royal K’iche’ lineages that had once ruled the highlands of Guatemala recorded the story in the 16th century to preserve it under the Spanish colonial rule. The Popol Vuh, meaning “Book of the Community, ” narrates…
Mayan rain god
Mayan rain god
QUESTION: Mayan rain god - Is the ancient Mayan rain god, Chac, still worshipped? ANSWER: Chac was a frog-like creature with protruding fangs, large round eyes, and a proboscis-like nose. He appeared as four gods, associating with the points on the compass. In addition to rain, Chac ruled over agriculture…
Mayan Sacrifice gods
Mayan Sacrifice gods
MAYAN GODS AND THEIR PRACTICE OF HUMAN SACRIFICE The Mayan People Thought Every 52 Years The World Would End, With The Sun Failing To Shine The country of the Mayas is in Middle America, in an area about the size of France. It spreads across Guatemala, Belize, parts of Mexico, Honduras and El Salvador…
Ancient Mayans Facts
Ancient Mayans Facts
Fast Facts Essential Facts Interesting Facts Definition: Mesoamerican civilization of the Maya peoples Location: Parts of Mexico, Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras Origin: 2 BC Periods: Pre-classic period, classic period and post-classic period Currency: Cacao Achievements: Abstract mathematics…
Mayan Goddesses names
Mayan Goddesses names
Akhushtal A goddess of childbirth. Akna (Acna) A Goddess of motherhood and birthing, She is associated with the moon and with the Bacabs (the four canpoic gods who stand at the four corners of the world, supporting the heavens). Alaghom Naom (Alaghom Naum, Ixtat Ix) The Maya mother goddess. She is especially…
Yum Kaax Mayan god
Yum Kaax Mayan god
He’s a promising youngster with a trendy corn headdress, but is always getting into fights with bad weather, famine and drought. Due to codex confusion, for many years YUM-KAAX became synonymous with the Maya maize deity known to scholars as God E. They must have been thinking of Vitamin E. Maize is…
Mayan god of sun
Mayan god of sun
Mayan Sun God Also known as HUNAPHU, HUN-AHAU, HUN-AHAW, HUN-APHU, HUN-NIK, HUNAPU, GOD-S Sun God and mighty football player Not to be confused with HUN-HUNAHPU his father, he’s one of the HERO-TWINS, being XBALANQUE’s older brother. After having amazing adventures in the Underworld, HUNAHPU was elevated…
Mayan gods of the underworld
Mayan gods of the underworld
Mayan Death God Also known as AHPUCH, CIZIN, GOD-A, HUNHAU, HUNAHAU, KIMIL, KISIN, YUM-CIMIL, YUM-CIMIH, YUM-KIMIL Hellish Death God of the Mayan Underworld God of Death AH-PUCH is the Ruler of MITNAL or Level 9 of the Underworld: the deepest and nastiest department of Mayan Hell. Identified by the Aztecs…
Mayan gods of life
Mayan gods of life
The Mayans developed a complex system of calendars that were dependent on the movements of the sun, moon, stars and planets. The calendars determined the timing of crop planting, the waging of war and the enacting of religious rituals. The cultivation of maize, the most important Mayan crop, was tied…