Maya Mythology

The Maya Gods of Mesoamerica...

TOHIL

Maya Fire God

Fire delivery services

He was the patron deity of the Balam Quitzé people, and also happened to be a very accommodating Fire God.

He brought the gift of fire to the people and the people were delighted with it. So delighted that they were willing to offer any amount of sacrifices to keep it.

Tohil does like his sacrifices. If blood was tomato sauce, he would be the Ketchup King. Some kind of early Mesoamerican barbecue ritual is clearly indicated.

Tohil Facts and Figures

Name: Tohil
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

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

In charge of: Fire
Area of expertise: Fire

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 2864

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Article last revised on April 17, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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