ABClatino Magazine Year 5 Issue 7 - Page 11

Honoring Life, Giving Care, and Bringing Comfort

Guatemala has a few historical sacred sites located around Tikal and Uaxactún, which host authentic ritual performances carried out by indigenous people for thousands of years.

Major sacrariums include the Temple of the Moon, the Temple of the Grand Jaguar, and the Temple of the Masks.

 

Mayan people

perform ancient

rituals at sunrise

and sunset when particular objects on craftily built temples are highlighted and others conversely shaded by sun -the astronomical prowess of the ancient Mayans is truly remarkable!​​

 

Bandera de Guatemala | Guatemala's flag

Foto en el background: observatorio Maya en Uaxactún. Photo in the background: Mayan observatory in Uaxactún.