Maya Mythology

The Maya Gods of Mesoamerica...

CABRAKAN

Maya Mountain God

Also known as CABRACAN

God of Mountains

He particularly likes earthquakes too.

The son of Hell-God Vucub Caquix, he’s a mountain giant hell-bent on destruction. But the Hero twins Hunahpu and Xbalanque stopped his destructive ways by giving him poisoned fowls to eat. Then he was buried alive. That’s known as fowl play.

His giant brother Zipacna came to a similar end.

Cabrakan Facts and Figures

Name: Cabrakan
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: CABRACAN

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

In charge of: Mountains
Area of expertise: Mountain, Mountains

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 1052

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

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