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    The Transcendent Wisdom of the Maya

    The Transcendent Wisdom of the Maya

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    Can you think like the Ancient Maya?

    Gabriela Jurosz-Landa, a cultural anthropologist and Maya shaman, explains the spiritual wisdom of the Maya calendar as a living entity, its cycles of time, and the significance of “the counting of the days,” which helps keep time itself alive. She examines Maya spiritual and cosmological concepts such as how the universe is shaped like a triangle over a square. Exploring other Maya secret knowledge, she also details Maya ritual attire, Maya future-telling with the calendar, the reading of the Tzi’te beans, and how the Maya communicate with ancestors through the sacred fire.

    Illustrating how contemporary Maya life is suffused with spiritual tradition and celebration, Gabriela shares the teachings of the Maya from her initiate and anthropologist point of view in order to help us all learn from the ancient wisdom of their beliefs and worldview. Because, to truly understand the Maya, one must think like the Maya!

    Gabriela Jurosz-Landa is a cultural anthropologist and Maya shaman-priestess initiated by her teacher Tomasa Suy Tomin in Guatemala. She has researched Guatemala for more than 20 years, living there for 6 years, during which she participated in ceremonies with Maya spiritual and political authorities, including the 2012 New Era celebrations. Founder of the Forum of World Cultures and shamanic coach, she lectures internationally. She lives in Connecticut.