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with Maya Chess "The Game of the Gods"


The sacred Ball Game and

The Maya Chess "The Game of the Gods"


The Cosmos Cruciform Mesoamerican


Adapted from "The Cosmos Cruciform Mesoamerican " by Adrian Snodgrass


The Popol Vuh, the Mayan mythical epic, says the land was divided into four sections corresponding to the four cardinal directions, each with its own color, their gods and their categories. The gods of the Maya are characteristically associated with the four points of the compass.

Each god is both unique and possess four expressions, one for each of the four quarters. In addition, each god is twofold, benevolent and malevolent.

For example, the four Chacs, each assigned to one of the addresses, were gods of life-giving rain, but also gods of destructive storms and floods. Itzamná, the god of heaven, sometimes depicted as an old man with a hooked nose, also appears as a dragon with a head at each end of its body, one dead and the other alive, representing the first at the door of heaven in the east the world where stars are born, and the other, the west gate where the sun and the stars disappear.

The iconography of the god Kukulkan, indicating their connection to the four corners. Holds a torch, representing the central fire, and four signs of the four elements. It is painted with the colors of the four elements and sitting in the middle of a cross-shaped tree in center position, that is manifesting as a fifth element.


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Arqueología Mexicana

Maya Chess is a strategy game created from cosmological conception of the Sacred Ball known as Pok ta Pok.

The ancient Maya practices the sacred Ball Game for thousands of years, finding mythical explanation to the origin and movement of the stars, well as the oppositions of nature.

The ball game had the character of a rite of passage, the passage from life to life profane sacred by the acquisition of supernatural powers that allowed direct communication with the gods.
In the same way that the astral gods of the Popol Vuh reached the apotheosis through ball game.


The bas-reliefs and texts associated with the ball game, as well as the location of the land on ceremonial grounds, reveal that the game symbolized the idea of ​​cosmic antagonism of opposites essential in Mesoamerican thought.

It was a rite to environment, the movement of the stars that create the time as well as the fertility of nature and life of the cosmos in general.l.


The End of the Fifth Sun
and the Rise of the First Age

Some scholars of Mesoamerican chronology, placed the beginning of the Fifth Age on August 12 of the year 3,313 A. C. as the beginning of the Mayan Great Cycle and interpret the prophecies, noting that the end of this 5th Sun, took place on December 21 of the year 2012 of Our Era

Welcome to the Light of the First Sun again
Starting on December 21, 2012 beginning gave Prime Sun or First Age of a new Long Count by 26,625 divided into five age of 5.325 years.  
"Mexicon" German magazine with focus on Maya culture
Converter for synchronizing Maya calendar dates with the Julian and Gregorian calendars 
Website on Maya with extensive photographic material
The documentation project Maya epigraphy "Mayan Epigraphic Database Project" with a catalog of glyphséxico


Mundo Maya
Magazine specializing in Mayan culture.
nstitute of Maya Studies in Miami.




Tzacol "The Creator"

It was regarded as the originator supernatural of Energy, Time, Space and Matter.

The Creation was seen as alien to the Laws of Conservation of Energy and nothing could be created or destroyed, only transformed

The Maya symbolized the Number 1 with a point, depending on your position could increase in value to infinity


Kukulkán "The Spirit"

Also known as Gucumatz or Quetzalcoatl, was represented by the number 2, was considered the symbol of the Feathered Serpent victorious, the part of the feathers represented the spiritual and abstract, while the body of the serpent was the earthly and palpable.

In itself, was considered the representation of duality Spirit-matter of the universe..

Bitol "The Modeler"

Bitol was Number 3, considered Maya Modeler, same clay modeled in countless creating molds of increasing complexity, its symbol was the wave meant Half and Half Evolution and involution, as the Mayans accounted in his architectural designs.

Polarity Principle symbolized motor or Cosmos, the positive-negative, the latter is not necessarily bad, but opposite, as is the severity of weightlessness, darkness of light, or white from black.


Numerically, the March was considered a derivation of 1 plus 2.


Alom "The Female Progenitor"

Alom, as Issue 4, was the Mother of Life, symbolized by the flower that receives the pollen fertilizing.

Defined as Mother Earth receiving corn grain and the fertilizer of sun rays.
Its symbol is the 4, or quad, represented by a square

Cajalom "The Male Progenitor"

Cajalom was Number 5, considered the Father of Life, or the sun at its zenith, which bathes the earth with his fertilizing power.

Their representation is Celeste Cosmic Cross, four points with a central sun.

Tepéu "The Governer"

The Governor was Tepeu placing order or even in the farthest corners of creation, and was represented by the Mayans with the number 6, or 3 3 with a series of interlocking triangles pointing out that the above is just as below, thesis and antithesis.


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