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God Name and Meaning

List of Gods : "Quiche Mesoamerican"   (8 records)

NameOriginDescription
Goddess name
"E Alom (conceiver of cbildren)"
Mayan / Quiche, Mesoamerican / Guatemalan highlands Primeval creator goddess. The consort of E QUAHOLOM, identified in the sacred Maya Book, the Popol Vub. Her son is GUKUMATZ, the counterpart of the Aztec god QUETZALCOATL. Also Bitol....
Goddess name
"E Quaholom (begetter of cbildren)"
Mayan / Quiche, Mesoamerican / Guatemala highlands Primeval creator god. Identified in the sacred Maya Book the Popol Vub. The consort of the goddess E ALOM and the father of GUKUMATZ who equates with the Aztec QUETZALCOATL. Also Tzacol....
God name
"Gukumatz"
Mayan / Quiche, Mesoamerican / Guatemalan highlands sky god. The son of the creator gods E QUAHOLOM and E ALOM, and equating to the feathered serpent god of Aztec religion, QUETZALCOATL....
God name
"Hun Hunapu"
Mayan / Yucatec / Quiche, Mesoamerican / Mexico Creator god. The father of HUNAPU and Ix Balan Ku. According to the sacred Mayan text Popol Vub, he was decapitated during a football game and his head became lodged in the calabash tree which bore fruit from that day....
God name
"Hunapu"
Mayan / Yucatec / Quiche, Mesoamerican / Mexico Creator god. According to the sacred text Popol Vub, the son of HUN HUNAPU and the twin brother of Ix Balan Ku. Tradition has it that, like his father, he was decapitated in a historic struggle with the underworld gods and subsequently became the Sun god, while his sibling is the apotheosis of the moon....
God name
"Hunhau"
Mayan / Yucatec / Quiche, Mesoamerican / Mexico God of death. One of the several “lords of death” listed in the codices who rule the underworld, Mictlan. Hunhau is generally depicted with canine attributes, or with the head of an owl.See also YUM CIMIL. Also God A....
God name
"Huraaan"
Mayan / Quiche, Mesoamerican / Guatemalan highlands Creator god. Having created the world, he fashioned the first humans from pieces of maize dough. The counterpart of the Yucatec HUNAB KU....
Goddess name
"Ix Chel"
Mayan / Yucatec / Quiche, Mesoamerican / Mexico moon goddess. Also the goddess of childbirth and Medicine and of Rain bows. A consort of the Sun god. She has a major shrine as Cozumel and small figurines of the goddess have been conventionally placed beneath the beds of women in labor. Such women are considered to be in great danger at times of lunar eclipse when the unborn child may develop deformities. Ix Chel is a guardian against disease and the Quiche Indians regard her as a goddess of fertility and sexual inter course. A goddess of weaving, believed to be the first being on earth to weave cloth, she was employed in this craft when she first attracted the attention of the Sun god. She carries her loom sticks across the sky to protect her from jaguars. Under Chris tian influence she has been largely syncretized with the Virgin Mary.See also IX CHEBEL YAX....