The Maya used dedication rituals to sanctify their living spaces ... world with
supernatural concepts through religious practice.
Mar 17, 2015 ... Mayan religion was characterized by the worship of nature gods ... a priestly
class, the importance of astronomy and astrology, rituals of human ...
The ancient Maya believed in recurring cycles of creation and destruction and
thought ... and ritual, and were in charge of calculating time, festivals, ceremonies
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 ...
There were many different Gods that the Mayan people worshiped and all gods
had a ... At the ceremonies the person being sacrificed had his or her own heart ...
The Maya believed in a heaven, an earth, and an underworld. ... The Maya held
many religious ceremonies to make sure the demons and other evil creatures ...
The main way archeologists know about the Maya religion is through Mayan texts
which describe the religious ceremonies and beliefs of the Maya. These books ...
Dec 6, 2013 ... The Maya civilization stretched throughout Central America and ... where the
dead were buried and special rituals for the ancestors conducted.
Those discoveries shed some light on Mayan religion, which was based on a ... A
priestly class was responsible for an elaborate cycle of rituals and ceremonies.
Though difficult to decipher ; Maya religion permeated a complex ancient world
with an ... The study of their beliefs and practices represents a natural point of ...