The Maya used dedication rituals to sanctify their living spaces ... world with
supernatural concepts through religious practice.
Some aspects of Mayan religion survive today among the Mayan Indians of
Mexico and Central America, who practice a combination of traditional religion
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 Maya believed in blood sacrifice and bloodletting. Kings would perform
bloodletting rites for every stage in life, every important political or religious event
Dec 6, 2013 ... The Maya civilization stretched throughout Central America and ... where the
dead were buried and special rituals for the ancestors conducted.
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 ...
The Maya believed that their rulers could communicate with the gods and their
dead ancestors through the ritual of bloodletting. It was a common practice for the
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 ...
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 ...