Mayan Rituals

Astronomy religion
Astronomy religion
Is this what our own Milky Way Galaxy looks like from far away? Similar in size and design to our home galaxy, spiral galaxy NGC 3370 is about 100 million light-years away, toward the constellation Leo. Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA) This article is Part One of Two in a series on the…
Mayan bloodletting rituals
Mayan bloodletting rituals
Bloodletting-cutting part of the body to release blood-is an ancient ritual used by many Mesoamerican societies. For the ancient Maya, bloodletting rituals constituted a way to communicate with the gods and royal ancestors. This practice was usually performed by nobles through the perforation of body…
Mayans religion Facts
Mayans religion Facts
Maya Gods The Maya believed in a large number of nature gods. Some gods were considered more important and powerful than others. Itzamna - The most important Maya god was Itzamna. Itzamna was the god of fire who created the Earth. He was ruler of heaven as well as day and night. The Maya believed that…
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