Yum Kaax - God of the wild vegetation. - Mayan God. Yum Kaax lord of the forest is the God of the wild vegetation and guardian of its animals.
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Yum Kaax - God of the wild vegetation. - Mayan God

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Yum Kaax - God of the wild vegetation.

Yum Kaax ('lord of the forest') is the God of the wild vegetation and guardian of its animals. He protects fields from the wild animals and nature.. He is invoked by farmers who present him with offerings from their fields. He is depicted as a young god with an ear of corn growing out of his head.

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Area of Influence:
Vegetation, Animals, Fields, Protection

Mayan

Forests

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Earth

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Fruits, Grains

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Mayan - Gods and Goddesses

NameTitleType

Camazotz

Bat god of the night, death and sacrifice.

God

Chaac

God of Rain

God

Ekchuah

God of warriors and merchants.

God

Gukumatz

Feathered Snake god and creator.

God

Huracan

God of wind.

God

Kinich Ahau

Sun God

God

Tohil

Fire, Sun and Rain God.

God

Yum Kaax

God of the wild vegetation.

God

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