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Maya religion - Wikipedia

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The Maya used dedication rituals to sanctify their living spaces ... world with supernatural concepts through religious practice.

Mayan Religion - ReligionFacts

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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 ...

Civilization.ca - Mystery of the Maya - Cosmology and religion

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The ancient Maya believed in recurring cycles of creation and destruction and thought ... and ritual, and were in charge of calculating time, festivals, ceremonies , ...

Religious Practices of the Mayans & Aztecs | Our Everyday Life

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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 ...

Mayan Religion - Ancient Mayan Civilization - Sites - Google

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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 ...

Religion - The Maya Empire for Kids

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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 ...

Maya Civilization for Kids: Religion and Mythology - Ducksters

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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: History, Culture & Religion - Live Science

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Dec 6, 2013 ... The Maya civilization stretched throughout Central America and ... where the dead were buried and special rituals for the ancestors conducted.

Mayan religion | Britannica.com

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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.

Classic Maya Religion: Beliefs and Practices of an Ancient ... - JStor

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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 ...

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Maya Religion - Ancient History Encyclopedia

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Jul 29, 2015 ... The Maya participated in various religious rituals. Not all of these were related to human sacrifice, although sacrifice was a common practice in ...

Mayans Religion: Gods, Animal Spirits and Pyramids | Great ...

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Apr 24, 2013 ... The Mayans religion involved several aspects of nature, astronomy and rituals. Most Gods represented a form in nature, for example, Sun God, ...

Mayan Rituals - Ancient Maya - Sites - Google

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The Maya believed in blood sacrifice and bloodletting. Kings would perform bloodletting rites for every stage in life, every important political or religious event  ...