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 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 ...
The Maya believed in blood sacrifice and bloodletting. Kings would perform
bloodletting rites for every stage in life, every important political or religious event
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 ...
Dec 6, 2013 ... The Maya civilization stretched throughout Central America and ... where the
dead were buried and special rituals for the ancestors conducted.
Sacrifices played a major part in Mayan religious ritualism. ... Every month in the
Mayan eighteen month calender had its own rituals. At times of planting and ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.