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ancient mayan gods
mayan human sacrifice
the mayan god, chac
mayan gods and goddesses
ancient mayan god - chac
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Mayan Gods from www.lost-civilizations.net
The ancient Maya had a complex pantheon of deities whom they worshipped and
offered human sacrifices. Rulers were believed to be descendants of the Mayan gods and
their blood was the ideal sacrifice, either through personal bloodletting or the
sacrifice of captives of royal blood.
The Maya vision of the universe is divided into multiple levels, above and
below earth, positioned within the four directions of north, south, east and
west. After death, the soul was believed to go to the Underworld, Xibalba (shee
bal bah), a place of fright where sinister gods tested and tricked their
As with all Myths about Mayan Gods and Goddesses - Mayan Myths discuss connections
with being from other realms who came to Earth to seed the planet.
Many people see the story of the Popol Vuh is the story of
extraterrestrial Gods who came down and made man in his own image. When they
first made man he was so perfect - living as long as they did - he could see far
and wide - clairvoyant - and was as perceptive as they were.
They realized that they had made a competitor who was as wise as the Gods
themselves. So they destroyed him and started over creating present day man.
Modern man lives shorter lifetimes, is not as smart, and is here to act as a
servant race to the Gods.
Within their culture they have legends of visiting Gods from outer space. In
the last thousand years the being known as Quatzequatl the Great Feathered
Serpent was a God who brought the teaching of peace to this part of the world
and appeared as a white God with a beard. The drawings of him look almost
identical to the drawings of the being known as Ea or Enki in the ancient
In fact they looked like the images we see of Reptilians.
Quatzequatel: Winged God
Mayan god Thoth and Quetzacotal were the same person, Thoth was identified to Atlantis,
Egypt, Sumer, then later was identified to Meso America and Peru as
His pyramid was the Pyramid of the Sun in Teotihuacan
Mayan god Chac was the god of rain. He was a benevolent god for the Mayans who often
sought his help for their crops. Chac was associated with creation and life.
Chac was also considered to be divided into four equal entities. Each division
represented the North, South, East, and West. Chac was also apparently
associated with the wind god, Kukulcan. Some debate persists as to whether or
not Kukulcan was just a variotion of Chac.
Another Sun God - Kinich Ahau
Kinich Ahau was the Sun god. He was the patron god of the city Itzamal.
Supposedly, he visited the city at noon everday. He would descend as a macaw and
consume prepared offerings. Kinich Ahau is usually shown with jaguar-like
features (ex. filed teeth). Kinich Ahau also wears the symbol of Kin, a Mayan
day. Kinich Ahau was also know by the name Ah Xoc Kin, who was associated with
poetry and music.
The Maize god is representative of the ripe grain which was the base of the
Mayan agriculture. In certain areas of Mesoamerica, like Yucatan, the Maize god
is combined with the god of flora, Yumil Kaxob. The Maize god is principally
shown with a headdress of maize and a curved streak on his cheek. He is also
noticeable from other gods throug his youth. Despite this youth, the Maize god
was powerless by himself. His fortunes and misfortunes were decided by the
control of rain and drought. The Rain god would protect him. However, he
suffered when the Death god exercised drought and famine.
The death god was called Yum Cimil. He also could be called Ah Puch, the god
of the Underworld. His body is predominantly skeletal. His adornments are
likewise made of bones. Yum Cimil has also been represented with a body covered
with black spots (decomposition). He also wears a collar with eyeless sockets.
This adornment was the typical symbol for the Underworld.
The suicide goddess was called Ixtab. She is always represented with a rope
around her neck. The Mayans believed that suicides would lead you to heaven.
Hence, it was very common for suicides to happen because of depression or even
for something trivial.
The wind god was also known as the feathered-serpent god Kukulcan.
The ancient Mayans used the doorways and windows of their buildings as
astronomical sightings, especially for the planet Venus.
At Uxmal, all buildings are aligned in the same direction. Surprisingly,
Mayans knew the motions of Venus with much accuracy.
Venus, the morning star, was the patron planet of warfare. Many offerings
were made to Venus and the Sun.We know from a historian that people would stop
up their chimneys so that no light from Venus could enter their houses and cause
Ix Chel, the "Lady Rainbow," was the old Moon goddess in Mayan mythology. The
Maya people lived around 250 AD in what is now Guatemala and the Yucatan in
Mexico. Mayans associated human events with phases of the moon.
Ix Chel was depicted as an old woman wearing a skirt with crossed bones, and
she had a serpent in her hand. She had an assistant sky serpent, whom they
believed carried all of the waters of the heavens in its belly. She is often
shown carrying a great jug filled with water, which she overturns to send floods
and powerful rainstorms to Earth.
Her husband was the benevolent moon god Itzamna. Ix Chel had a kinder side
and was worshipped as the protector of weavers and women in childbirth.
Ah Kinchil: the Sun god.
Ah Puch: the god of Death.
Ahau Chamahez: one of two gods of Medicine.
Ahmakiq: a god of Agriculture who locks up the wind when it threatens to
destroy the crops.
Okay, somebody asked me to add Quetzacotal's image, here it is:
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hey sis! (my sister is Kealy Lee)
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PS- hi kealy!!! hope you come on this site again--or r you going to? and B SURE TO LOOK AT THESE COMMENTS!!! haha *)
Kealy Lee, 22/05:
there's not much info on each god and the pictures are pretty weird. well, there aren't a lotta gods and only one goddess 2. not very useful for the project that im doing right now. :'(
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I see many of the commentators on your site are absolute morons. I'm surprised, by the way they phrase thier comments, that they can even read. That said, I think your site is excellent. Thanks!
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young man, 27/10:
it was VERY helpful for my project.
where did you get allthis info?
Why is there no mention that Kukulcan was a real person and was a white man with a white beard. The only human God to the Mayans. This is common knowledge in Mesoamerica as I have been down there several times and spoke to Mayans personally. It seems like many people who are writing columns on Mayan Gods lately are omiting this fact. Lets not re-wrire history folks.
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P.S I guess this site is okay. I was just looking for info so this did okay for my puposes, sadly I'm much more into the Egyption gods. P.S.S People who go here for fun, you disgust me.
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i think it helped me with my project alot thanks nice pictures=)
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i am you, 09/09:
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no name, 21/05:
I want to know what Quetzacotal's power is. eg: Sun god.
I think their is more information about these gods that i snot on this websiite
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Quetzalcoatle is Aztec... AZTEC people!
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Boy at work, 24/04:
oops it came out right~~ oo well thanks to anyone who got the info!
. Kool this is going to help me ALOT on my project ill make sure to tell people that this website is subbported by the Mayan gods in my project
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tucker Hart, 02/03:
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Princess needs to get over herself and look in a mirror. Oh wait her last one broke 5 min ago
. Thx for all the awsome pics for my homework
. This site has crappy portrayals of gods
You are not pretty and the pic are cool.
Hello? Plez talk 2 me! I'm pretty, so you should talk 2 me. Hello?
Need better pics. of gods and godesses, i look so good that i am looking like a godess
. nice web site. could you please be more pacific on how gods blend together or what ever they do. Anybody else on? if you r say "Hot!"
I like the web site, it is good. But i was just on another web site on maya to get info. and went on this web site after, and afew of the stuff about the gods is the same. That is not benifiting my paper. getting the same facts over and over again. but thnx anyways.
that dude looks like the peanut man!!!
Yeah, god pictures bit weird and funny at the same time :)
mayan rock, 22/01:
ok web site. I rock- everybody already knows that. weird pics. of gods and godesses.
Who the heck is Quetzacotal?
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. your website is bad
Nice pictures of gods!
The way that I see it for the dual purposes of the gods, is that one is worhsipped in one place, and when that god is trying to expand its popularity and have others worship him, people change his/her name and his/her role, so say someone in Canada had a god called Niku, and he was the god of water, if he went to America, it could be changed to Nicha, and he could be the god of earth... might help or might not, but that is my understanding of it
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Chitown Gurl, 17/11:
how can one god be blended with another one??? Im confused, doesnt make sense...
um where is every1?
. im really confused
Micheal Kackwrow, 31/10:
this is an okay site