Maya Mythology

The Maya Gods of Mesoamerica...


Maya Cocoa God

Also known as Ek Chuaj, Ek-Chuuah, Ekchuah, God M

Picture of the Maya Cocoa God Ek Chuah from our Maya mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Choccie God of Merchants and Selling

Also one of the Alphabet Gods known as God M. M is for Merchants.

Ek Chuah started off as a God of Conflict, which could explain a lot about door-to-door vendors and telesales tactics. He has black-rimmed eyes and a large droopy lip... or is it a nose? That would explain why his name sounds like a sneeze. Ek Chuah! Either way, he has a real nose for business.

He is usually depicted as a dark brown or black deity, appropriately enough as he’s the Patron of the Cacao Bean. Yes, Ek Chuah is a God of Chocolate. Those delicious dark beans were once used as currency.

Ek Chuah Facts and Figures

Name: Ek Chuah
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Ek Chuaj, Ek-Chuuah, Ekchuah, God M

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

In charge of: Chocolate
Area of expertise: Chocolate

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 20461

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Article last revised on April 16, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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