International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Cultural and Literary Studies | India | Volume 12 Issue 8, August 2023

The Role of the Mayan Calendar in Shaping the Religious and Spiritual Practices of the Mayan Civilization

Dev Prakash

Abstract: This paper explores the profound influence of the Mayan calendar on the religious and spiritual practices of the Mayan civilization. It delves into the intricacies of the three main Mayan calendars: the long count, The Tzolkin, and the Haab, and how they dictated the daily lives of the Mayan people, influencing their agricultural practices, rituals, and personal introspective activities. The study also highlights the impact of these calendars on the broader society, contributing to the development of one of the most advanced civilizations in the Americas.

Keywords: Mayan Civilization, Mayan Calendar, Religious Practices, Spiritual Practices, Mesoamerican Culture

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 8, August 2023,

Pages: 72 - 73

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