L’s offering to Kinish Ahau

Mesoamerican Solstice Offering

This is actually a solstice offering to an old Maya sun god, Kinich Ahau. A tiny snippet of history says that that some of his priests would leave offerings for him outside of the temple, and heĀ descendedĀ from the sky in the form of a falcon at high noon to consume the gifts. So I set out the meal and offerings, opened my window, and left the house for a couple hours at midday.

Offerings include: Hot chocolate spiked with vanilla vodka, hard-boiled eggs dyed yellow with herbs, flowers, tobacco and copal (which were burned later), and served on a dish with a yellow corn tortilla.
Path: Still iffy on what to call myself, so maybe just say “Mesoamerican Reconstructionism”?
-L from Los Angeles, CA
English: God G Kinich Ahau

English: God G Kinich Ahau (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

K'in

K’in (Photo credit: Travis S.)

English: Sun god Kinich Ahau seated with flares

English: Sun god Kinich Ahau seated with flares (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

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