Maya Mythology

The Maya Gods of Mesoamerica...

AH CUXTAL

Lacandon Childbirth God

Maya God of Childbirth

He is the Lord Lifegiver. There are usually Goddesses for this kind of thing but the Maya always liked to be different.

Ah Cuxtal protects the unborn child and ensures its safe passage into the world. Then he washes his hands.

Ah Cuxtal Facts and Figures

Name: Ah Cuxtal
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male
Type: God
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Birth
Area of expertise: Childbirth

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 1471

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Article last revised on April 12, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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