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Lesson 1: Introduction to Maya Cosmology and Religion
Overview of Maya religion and cosmology
The importance of astronomy in Maya religion
Concepts of the underworld, the middleworld, and the upperworld
The role of shamans and priests in Maya religion
This course explores the rich and complex world of Maya religion, cosmology, and mythology. Through in-depth presentations, participants will learn about the Maya worldview, the roles of gods and deities, ancestral spirits and heroes, and the significance of the Maya world. By the end of the course, participants will have a greater understanding and appreciation for the rich cultural heritage of the Maya people.
Tutor: Alfredo Olivares
Tourism Journalist, Tourism Promoter and Travel Coordinator in Mexico City, MX.
Passionate, scholar and expert connoisseur of Mexican culture and the legacy that the ancient Mesoamerican civilizations have left to the modern world.
- Language: English
- 4 Lesson of 45 mins duration + final questions/talking Live streamed
- Final survey for check your training level
- Participants that will attend all the lessons will receive a final certificate of participation
- Closed Captioning Available
- Contents suitable for children
- LESSON 1: Introduction to Maya Cosmology and Religion
- LESSON 2: The Principal Gods and Deities
- LESSON 3: Ancestral Rituals and Sacred Books
- LESSON 4: The End of the Maya World
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