Mayan God

Major Mayan gods
Major Mayan gods
Mayan Mythology [Go to 9:45] The Underground World of Xibalba [Go to 31:48] Maya mythology refers to the pre-Columbian Maya civilization s extensive polytheistic religious beliefs. These beliefs had most likely been long-established…
Mayan Supreme god
Mayan Supreme god
Walkthrough by Norma Kuderna and Linda Shaw This walkthrough is written for junior and senior detective modes. If this is your first time playing a Nancy Drew game try the tutorial on the cd-rom. This game is non-linear but certain…
Mayan gods and Goddesses names
Mayan gods and Goddesses names
The Mayan Indians of Central and South America (Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, and Belize) believed in many gods. The gods ranged from a suicide goddess, to a god of maize, or corn. With the Mayan believing in over 190 gods and goddesses, they had a god/goddess for just about everything. The…
Maya Aztecs and Incas
Maya Aztecs and Incas
This chapter has been published in the book . For ordering information please click here. Humans may have lived in the western hemisphere more than fifty thousand years ago as indicated by legends of ancient Lemuria or Mu and Atlantis. A land bridge from Asia to North America was apparently used by migrating…
Mayan sun god name
Mayan sun god name
Mayan Sun God Also known as AHAU-KIN, AH-KIN, AH-KINCHIL, KINICH-AHAW, KINICH-AJAW-PAKAL, KINICH-KAKMO, GOD-G, G The Sunface Fire Macaw He’s also known as God G. G is for Golden Bird. KINICH-AHAU is also one of the PALENQUE-TRIAD Gods designated with Roman numerals, in this case . Among other things…
Mayan animal gods
Mayan animal gods
Since the beginning of human history, people have lived in close contact with animals—usually as hunters and farmers—and have developed myths and legends about them. All kinds of creatures, from fierce leopards to tiny spiders, play important roles in mythology. A myth can give special meaning or extraordinary…
Aztec Mayan gods
Aztec Mayan gods
The Mayan and Aztec religions are part of Meso-American beliefs. Along with the Zapotecs and Mixtecs, Mayans and Aztecs believed in a vital force that distinguished living matter from non-living, or animate vs. inanimate. Mayans worshiped nature deities, had a priest class, valued astronomy and astrology…
Mayan god of the sun
Mayan god of the sun
Ancient Maya Astronomy: The ancient Maya were keen astronomers, recording and interpreting every aspect of the sky. As they believed that the will and actions of the Gods could be read in the stars, moon and planets, they dedicated much time to doing so and many of their most important buildings were…
Mayan god Symbols
Mayan god Symbols
Mayan Symbols of the Goddess Ixchel Ixchel is a Mayan goddess - we know that for sure, but her roles within the Mayan structure of divine rites are complicated. As a community changes and grows - particularly when the collective progress is swift and massive, the gods and goddesses of the community have…
Mayan god Itzamna
Mayan god Itzamna
Itzamná (pronounced Eetz-am-NAH), also known as God D, is one of the most important Maya gods. His name in the Mayan language means caiman, lizard or large fish, and in some cases he appears in codices with the semblance of a caiman. According to Maya mythology his wife was the goddess Ixchel. Itzamná…
Important Mayan gods
Important Mayan gods
The pantheon of the Maya is a vast collection of deities who were worshipped throughout the region which, today, comprises Yucatan, Quintana Roo, Campeche, Tabasco, and Chiapas in Mexico and southward through Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador and Honduras. Not all of the gods were venerated in all of the…
Maya crops
Maya crops
Around 2500 B.C. the Maya started cultivating corn (maize) and abandoned a nomadic way of life to settle in villages surrounded by cornfields. With the domestication of corn and the harnessing of rainwater for irrigation, all the elements were in place to support a growing Maya population. Maya farmers…
Mayan gods Wiki
Mayan gods Wiki
“ The primary purpose of the ancient Maya was to give a sense of order and control to life, that was their world view. What created their world view was the mere fact that their primary crop was corn and they had to manage the wet and dry seasons which would predict the timing of the corn cycle. In the…