Mayan Cosmology. Mayan World View Creation Myth: Pre and Post-Contact Religion Gods and Goddesses. Mayan World View. Maya conceived of the earth as flat and four-cornered. Each corner had a color value East-Red White-North Black-West Yellow-South Center-Blue-Green. World Supports.
Mayan World View
Pre and Post-Contact
Gods and Goddesses
In the second creation, the Modeler made mountains, lakes, forests, animals, birds, and insects.
Although the Maker was happy with the creations, these organisms couldn't speak, pray, keep track of time, or most importantly, show their love and appreciation by returning nourishment to the gods.
Dissatisfied, the Creator Couple commanded a flood that eliminated all life on the earth so they could start over.
This view of the wall of the cenote shows how high it is from the water (72 feet). It also shows the green algae that guards the secret of its contents.The walls visible here are made of limestone. http://www.isourcecom.com/maya/cities/chichenitza/cenoteside.htm