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Itzamná Mayan God

Despite being one of the most important Mayan gods in its history, there is not much to say about him. Also known as Zamná, Itzamna is the God of the Sky, Ruler of Day and Night. According to legend, this God taught the Mayan civilization the use of language, take care of the Corn and using calendars, among many other things.


Mayan God Yum Kaax

Yum Kaax, is a name in the Mayan language to represent the god or deity of wild vegetation and as well as the guardian of its animals. He is known by other names such as Ah Mun, Yum K’aaz or Yum Uil according to other Mayan languages. This Mayan God is continually confused with the Corn God (God Eh).


Mayan Gods Guatemala

The Mayan culture stood out for its art, mathematics, astronomy and especially for its polytheistic religion, which means that they believed in many gods. In Guatemala the ruins, handicrafts and customs are witness to the mark left by the Mayans in today's culture.


Guatemalan Worry Dolls Tradition

WorryDolls or Muñequitas Quita Pena have been very popular in Guatemala for a long time due to the ancient beliefs and mythology of the post-Mayan era. Currently you can find these dolls at any handicraft market in Guatemala. These little dolls are characterized by being very small, their design represents the indigenous women of the region and they are called "chamulitas" since they belong to the "Chamula" ethnic group of Guatemala.


Hojaldra Guatemalan Recipe

Hojaldra Guatemala Recipe

Guatemalan Hojaldra is a delicious traditional Guatemalan toast, very similar to champurradas. They are very easy and quick to prepare, as well as being ideal to enjoy with a cup of coffee or hot chocolate in the middle of the afternoon.


Meatball Soup Guatemalan Recipe

Meatball Soup Guatemala Recipe

The Guatemalan style meatball broth is a food that stands out for its exquisite flavor. If you have visited Guatemala, perhaps you have had the opportunity to taste a delicious dish. We share simple steps to prepare this traditional dish thanks to this quick recipe.


Prepositions in Spanish Language

Prepositions in Spanish Language

The preposition is a kind of word that is used to precede its complement. Prepositions generally have the function of introducing non-argumentative complement. Basically it is an invariable word whose function is to introduce a noun.


How to improve your pronunciation in Spanish

Improve your Spanish pronunciation

While studying the Spanish language, it is important to keep grammar and vocabulary in mind, but to take a further leap in the process of learning Spanish, pronunciation is key. Students who decide to dedicate themselves in a conscientious and careful way to improve their pronunciation will notice their improvement in a short time.



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