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Mayan
Mayas Location
agriculture
the sky
cosmology
origins
architecture
Separate elements:
stationed here
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The Maya believed:
astronomy
religion
The Mayan practice of astronomy was relegated to the inhuica tlamatilizmatini, or "wise man who studies heaven".
This ancient science reflected order in the universe & the gods' place in it
The Mayans believed that celestial events were communication with the gods
1. Earth
2. Moon & Clouds
3. Stars
4. Sun
5. Venus
6. Constellation
7. Black or Green
The ancient Mayans connected astronomy closely to their ARCHITECTURE:
— temples
— pyramids
— palaces
— observatories
— ball courts
architecture
They also measured the Rising/Setting SUN during the Solstices & Equinoxes
This pyramid El Castillo was designed for the God Kukulkan (Feathered Serpent) Seen during the EQUINOX

the sun,
The MOON was another object of interest to the Mayans
The Mayan astronomers officially began the day at sunrise
The practice of astronomy was extremely important
Mayans didn't have time-keeping devices
& gods
Religious aspect of astronomy was also taken one step further: to astrology
8. Blue Heaven
9. Home of Thunder
10. White
11. Yellow
12. Red
13. Omeyocan
Heaven
Layers of the Universe
moon
& venus
The most important object in the sky is the SUN
VENUS held a particular attraction for the Mayans
stars &
constellations
Big Dipper, Orion's Belt, Cassiopeia, & the Southern Cross
The Pleiades Star
Star Clusters & Constellations
Comets
– Yucantán Peninsula
– Modern-day Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, & Honduras
EARTH was center of all
TEMPLES and PYRAMIDS were designed in such a way that the
SUN, MOON, STARS and PLANETS would be visible from the
top or through certain windows at important times of the year.
The building designers related cardinal points & data related to Stars, Moon, Planets, & Constellations into their architecture
Serpent God
Slithering down the pyramid
architecture
El Caracol WINDOW ALIGNMENTS:
— Northern & Southernmost positions of VENUS
— Equinox Sunsets
— Magnetic South
El Caracol BUILDING ALIGNMENTS:
— Summer & Winter Solstice Sunsets
— Summer Solstice Sunrise
— Northern Venus Setting
El Caracol (observatory)
Temple of Tulum:
Sunrise Spring Equinox
Agricultural Calendar
Planting
Harvesting
Constellations & Planets signaled the planting season
agriculture
The shifting stars signaled the changing seasons
agriculture
Mayan calendar
The Mayan Calendar has THREE separate corresponding Calendars:
— The Haab (Civil Calendar)
— The Tzolk'in (Divine Calendar)
— The Long Court
The Haab
— 365-day solar calender
— 18 months of 20 days long &
— 1 month of 5 days long
Haab Months — names & glyphs
The Tzolk'in
The word tzolk'in means "count of days"
— 260-day calendar
— 20 periods of 13 days long
— Each is numbered from 1-13, and then repeated
Tsolk'in Calendar —
named days & associated glyph
The Long Count
Track longer periods of time
Maya called the "universal cycle"
— cycle is 2,880,000 days long
(about 7885 solar years)
The Long Count ended on:
DEC 12, 2012
NEVER PREDICTED THE END OF THE WORLD
Table of Long Count units
Haab —
OUTSIDE LARGER CIRCLE
The Tzolk'in —
SMALLER CONCENTRIC CIRLES
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Mayan City. (2010). Retrieved May 6, 2015, from: http://www.world-mysteries.com/chichen_index.htm
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The inspiration we can take away from the Mayan's was their
precision, patience, dedication,
skill & perfectionism.
We can all use & create
MORE quality in our products & services, & LESS "race to the bottom" mentality.
inspiration
Mayan
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