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Which Mayan Goddess Are You?
by Steven Miller
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For the Mayan culture, as with many civilizations of the past, the heavens inspired a divine mythology. The Mayans looked to the Moon as their most prominent representation of the sacred feminine. Through this link, the Moon Goddess came to represent motherhood and the kind of nurturing and supportive energy that is regularly associated with the matriarch of a family. 

While the lunar goddess seems to have been a primary representative of the divine feminine to the people of the Yucatán Peninsula, there were some additional forms and aspects of this Moon Goddess that were a part of the Mayan culture as well.

Ixchel was one aspect of the Moon Goddess. She was connected to creativity, birth, and light. This youthful energy was also tied to rainbows, rainstorms and any body of water. If Ixchel is your goddess, you are likely an artist or creative type who generally finds the silver lining in any passing cloud.

Xbaquiyalo is a little bit more mysterious as a divine presence. There are some mentions and representations of her, but most of the details of her personality have been lost in time. This will be your Mayan goddess if you are a little hard to figure out, remaining a bit of a puzzle to those around you.

The end of the 13th Baktun of the Mayan calendar may have already occurred, but luckily there's still time for you to receive your divine connection.

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