Mayan Ruins

Complex religion definition
Complex religion definition
Religion : [M.E. religioum, fr. L. religion; religio reverence, religion, prob. fr. religare to tie back - more at RELY] 1 a (1). the service and worship of God or the supernatural (2): commitment or devotion to religious faith or…
Mesoamerican gods
Mesoamerican gods
Mayan Gods and Goddesses The ancient Maya had a complex pantheon of deities whom they worshipped and offered human sacrifices. Rulers were believed to be descendants of the gods and their blood was the ideal sacrifice, either through personal bloodletting or the sacrifice of captives of royal blood…
South America Mayan ruins
South America Mayan ruins
They are sacred and mystical, they sparkle the imagination of civilizations long gone. In touch with the elements of the sky and the earth the Ruins of South America will touch your soul in many ways. It is time to get out your hiking backpack and experience the 6 Must See Ruins of South America for…
Mayan ruins Facts
Mayan ruins Facts
The Tulum ruins are among the most visited sites in all of Mexico. Here are 7 fun facts about this impressive archaeological site overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Located at the southern end of the, Tulum is one of the fastest growing eco-destinations in Mexico. With its endless white beaches, historical…
When were the Mayan ruins built
When were the Mayan ruins built
Mayan pryamids are steeped in rituals and mythology. (Photo: mayan ruins image by Mike & Valerie Miller from Fotolia.com ) Related Articles Mayan pyramids were built by the Mayan people who lived in southern Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and Belize. The pyramids, which were built starting…
Mayan ruins Central America
Mayan ruins Central America
Most people going to Central America want to visit the ancient Mayan ruins. Sadly, most visit only Chichen Itza in Mexico, which may be the best-known but not at all the most worthwhile site. Be sure to consider some of the alternatives‚Ķ Firstly: why Chichen Itza sucks If you are on holiday in hyper-touristy…
Religion of the Maya
Religion of the Maya
The Maya believed in many (many!) gods. They believed their gods could help or hurt them. They worshiped their gods every day. Religion was at the heart of everything they did. Gods lived everywhere, but especially in the heavens. The Maya believed in a heaven, an earth, and an underworld. Earth was…
History of Tulum Mayan ruins
History of Tulum Mayan ruins
The history of Tulum is one of magic, culture and mystique. Tulum is a beautiful village on the south end of the Rivera Maya that enjoys a deep rooted history in the important culture of the ancient Mayan people. In recent years, Tulum has flourished in trades that stem directly from the skills utilized…