Mayan God

Mayan gods names
Mayan gods names
Bowl with images of the Chocolate God Mexico or Guatemala, 400-600, stone Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collections Washington, D.C. CACAO AND THE CHOCOLATE GOD Cacao grows in very moist tropical environments, usually under the…
Mayan gods pictures
Mayan gods pictures
The Maya sun god as shark-man—one of his several guises on a newfound monument in Guatemala. Photograph courtesy Edwin Román, Brown University Some 1, 600 years ago, the Temple of the Night Sun was a blood-red beacon visible for miles…
Mayan Rituals
Mayan Rituals
Some couples find it appealing to celebrate their wedding by bringing to life ancient marriage rituals from the Mayan culture. Mayan weddings generally take place on a beach or archeological sites (for which permission must be obtained ahead of time) in destinations located in the Mayan region of Mexico…
Mayan god Kukulkan
Mayan god Kukulkan
Meaning the feathered serpent,was the Mayan’s supreme god. He was the god of the four elements, as well as a creator and the god of resurrection and reincarnation. The Aztecs later merged him with their Quetzalcoatl god, and his attributes were each represented by one element – a maize-ear (earth)…
Mayan mythology gods
Mayan mythology gods
Also known as CABRACAN God of Mountains He particularly likes earthquakes too. The son of Hell-God VUCUB-CAQUIX, he’s a mountain giant hell-bent on destruction. But the Hero twins HUNAHPU and XBALANQUE stopped his destructive ways by giving him poisoned fowls to eat. Then he was buried alive. That’s…
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 by the time the earliest-known distinctively Maya monuments had been…
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 things have to be done before you can proceed. For example, you can do…
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 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 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…