YUM-KAAXAlso known as NAL, YUM-KAX, GOD-E
Lord of the Jungle and Dynamic God of Agriculture
He's a promising youngster with a trendy corn headdress, but is always getting into fights with bad weather, famine and drought.
As protector of the forest and guardian of wild plants and animals, YUM-KAAX is invoked by farmers and hunters who depend upon his goodwill. Little carvings or other gifts are the usual way to get on his good side.
He is usually depicted holding a small pot of maize plants and looking extremely displeased about something. Probably that unfortunate business with the breakfast cereal.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
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Location : Mesoamerica
Gender : Male
Type : Deity
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : NAL, YUM-KAX, GOD-E
Popularity index : 536
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