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Acan
   is the Mayan   
God of Wine
Acat
   is the Mayan   
God of Tattooers
Ac Yanto
   is the Mayan   
God of White Men
He is the brother of the creator God Hachacyum.
Ah Bolon Dz'acab
   is the Mayan   
Fertility God
This god also has been associated with rain and thunder.
Ah Cancun
   is the Mayan   
God of Hunting and Protection of Animals
Ah Ciliz
   is the Mayan   
God of Solar Eclipses
He is said to devour the sun during an solar eclipse.
Ah Cuxtal
   is the Mayan   
God of Birth
And is responsible for the safe delivery of the baby when born. Ah Cuxtal translates to "Come to life".
Ah Hulneb
   is the Mayan   
God of War
Associated with the city Cozumel. His name translates to "he the spear thrower"
Ah Kin
   is the Mayan   
Sun God
He is the youthful suitor of the Moon goddess Acna. Ah Kin is feared as the bringer of droughts, but protects mankind from the evil powers associated with darkness. Ah Kin means 'he of the sun'
Ah Peku
   is the Mayan   
Thunder God
One of several. He is though to live upon the top of hills and in storms he climbs into the clouds to produce the thunder.
Bolon Tika
   is the Mayan   
God of the Underworld
Buluc Chabtan
   is the Mayan   
God of War
He is associated with human sacrifice and often depicted with a black line encircling the eye with a line coming from it down the cheek.
Cacoch
   is the Mayan   
Creator God
According to the texts he is said to have created the water lily and from that lily sprang all the other deities of the Mayan Pantheon.
Chac
   is the Mayan   
Rain God
One of several. He was worshipped a lot at local villages and farms, he is said to have taught mankind about agriculture.
Chac Uayab Xoc
   is the Mayan   
Fish God
One of several. Also known as the 'great demon shark'. He feeds off the bodies of drowned fishermen, but ensures that the fishermen have good catches.
Chamer
   is the Mayan   
God of Death
He appears as a skeleton dressed in white clothes. He is said to carry a scythe with a blade made of bone. He is the consort of Xtabai.
Chaob
   is the Mayan   
Wind Gods
There are four each representing the four directions It is written that they will bring about the end of the world with earthquakes, tempests when the last of the Lacandon people die. Two of these wind gods are named Hunaunic the east winds and Chikinkuh is the god of west winds.
Chibirias
   is the Mayan   
Earth Goddess
One of several. She is the consort of the creator god Itzam Na and she is the mother of the Bacabs (Four Mayan attendants associated with the four compass points). Chibirias is said to have painted the earth. She is associated with weaving and is seen as the patroness of weavers.
The Chiccan
   is the Mayan   
Reptile Deities of Rain
They have cold blood and are said to have evolved from snakes. They are said to live at the bottom of deep lakes and are said to churn the waters up which then rise into the sky as clouds.
Chul Tatic Chites Vaneg
   is the Mayan   
Creator God
He is said to be the creator of man. The name Chul Tatic Chites Vaneg translates to 'Holy Father creator of man. It is thought maybe that this Mayan god came about after Christians had settled in the area and their god was translated into Mayan.
Cit Chac Coh
   is the Mayan   
God of War
One of several.
Cizin
   is the Mayan   
God of Death
One of several. He is the most important of the gods of death. Cizin is said to burn the souls of the dead. His body is painted black and yellow (Yellow is the Mayan colour of death).
Colop U Uichkin
   is the Mayan   
Sky God
One of several. Said to live in the sky. The name translates to 'tears out the eye of the sun'.
Cum Hau
   is the Mayan   
God of Death
One of several.
Ih P'en
   is the Mayan   
Fertility God
This deity is associated with the growth of plants and is the consort of the goddesses Ix Kanan. He is also the god of family life.
Ikal Ahau
   is the Mayan   
God of Death
One of several. He is said to live in a cave during the day but at night he prowls attacking people and eating the raw human flesh off there bones.
Itzam Cab
   is the Mayan   
God of Fire
One of several. An earth god. He is depicted as that he has firewood as thighs, and flames for a tongue.
Itzam Na
   is the Mayan   
God of Medicine
Ix Chebel Yax
   is the Mayan   
Mother Goddess
Is also the goddess of weaving.
Ix Chel
   is the Mayan   
Moon Goddess
She is also the goddess of child birth, medicine and rainbows. She is a consort of the sun god. Small figurines of Ix Chel were often placed under the beds of women in labour.
Ix Kanan
   is the Mayan   
Vegetation Goddess
Ix Kanan is the guardian of the bean plant. She is the consort of Ih P'en.
Ixtab
   is the Mayan   
Goddess of Suicide Victims
Kabrakan
   is the Mayan   
Earthquake God
And the destroyer of mountains.
Kakupacat
   is the Mayan   
God of War
He is said to have a shield of flames which he uses to protect himself.
Kucumatz
   is the Mayan   
Supreme God
Created all things out of itself. Often compared with Kukulcan a Mayan Creator God.
Mam
   is the Mayan   
God of Evil
He is a much-feared deity who lives beneath the ground. Mam is often depicted as a scarecrow sat upon a stool. Mam is the equivalent of Satan in Christian faith.
Manohel-Tohel
   is the Mayan   
Creator of Mankind
Gives mortals a body and a soul.
Menzabac
   is the Mayan   
Weather God
He is also the god of fevers and the Keeper of good souls.
Poxlom
   is the Mayan   
God of Disease
He is seen as a star in the night sky. He is also seen as a fertility god and is often depicted been a hunter, a doctor or a fisherman.
Totilma'il
   is the Mayan   
Creator God
Totilm'il is an androgynous (sexless) person who represents the source of creation.
Yum Kaax
   is the Mayan   
Vegetation God
Yum Kaax is concerning not only with the growing and harvesting but husbandry (raising of animals). Is depicted as a youth and wearing a head dress with a ear of corn in.
Zipakna
   is the Mayan   
Earthquake God
He is often coupled with Kabrakan. Zipakna the creator of mountains, which are, destroyed Kabrakan the destroyer of mountains.


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