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Two women light the fire for the b'ak'tun ceremony. The colored candles represent the four elements of Earth: fire, air, water and earth.

The Mayan Ceremony for the New B’ak’tun

The spiritual energy was in the air last night. For the first time in 394 years, the Mayans in Guatemala brought in a new b’ak’tun. Ceremonies were held across the country, and in San Pedro la Laguna was no exception. That afternoon, the locals unveiled a replica of a Mayan freize, then played music with […]

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