Monthly Archives: March 2011

Hunaphu Rising

Ah Hun Pakal stares out the great eastern doorway of the priests’ residence. The sky above the main temple is still black, but just along the horizon a deep purple begins to tease his eyes into believing the sun will … Continue reading

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Maize and Water to feed the gods

The Maya used the stars to help them keep track of time. They especially watched for the Morning Star, which we know is the planet Venus, but they associated with the god Hunahpu. When it rose in the early morning … Continue reading

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