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
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.
By studying modern Maya religious practices, archaeologists and anthropologists
are beginning to gain critical insight into rites often depicted in ancient Maya ...
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 ...
Maya Religion ... a religion characterized by astrology, divination, and bloody
rituals involving animal and human sacrifices.