The Maya Creation Story

We get the Maya version of Creation from The Popol Vuh. The Popol Vuh describes the creation of the Earth by the wind of the sea and sky, as well as its sequel. Their are many variations of the creation story by different Maya groups. The Book of Chilam Balam of Chumayel relates the collapse of the sky and the deluge, followed by the raising of the sky and the erection of the five World Trees. The Lacandon Maya people also knew the tale of the creation of the Underworld. BTW, there…

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