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The Serpent And The Jaguar

Author : Birgitte Rasine
ISBN : 0977403521
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Every once in while, a work comes along that breaks through convention and fuses worlds and cultures. The Serpent and the Jaguar is one such work: it transcends the conventional interpretations of the Mayan Tzolk’in calendar and fuses the worlds of traditional Mayan cosmovision, scholarly research, and modern-day needs and concerns. The result is a book that enables virtually anyone anywhere in the world living in industrialized society to apply the Tzolk’in to their lives on a daily basis. For the first time, The Serpent and the Jaguar brings you the Tzolk’in and all of its 260 days interpreted in the context of modern life and modern challenges. The book is the cornerstone in a suite of related tools that include mobile applications, webinars and a strong social media platform designed to help you redefine your relationship with sacred, cyclical time in the face of our demanding, stressful schedules that force us to operate on linear time. Included in the book are: • The full set of the 260 Energies of the Day of the Tzolk’in calendar. • Detailed descriptions of the 20 trecenas and their ruling day signs. • Detailed descriptions of the 13 numbers. • Introductory sections on the Mayan Calendar, the day signs, trecenas, and the numbers. • A guide to living with sacred time • Mayan Calendar tables to calculate dates manually or offline. • Original day sign illustrations by New Zealand painter and artist Maree Gifkins (along with the traditional Maya day sign and number glyphs).

Jaguar And Serpent

Author : Claus Deimel
ISBN : 3496027002
Genre : Andes Region
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The Cult Of The Serpent

Author : Balaji Mundkur
ISBN : 0873956311
Genre : Religion
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The Return Of The Serpents Of Wisdom

Author : Mark Amaru Pinkham
ISBN : 9781935487371
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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According to ancient records, the patriarchs and founders of the early civilizations in Egypt, India, China, Peru, Mesopotamia, Britain, and the Americas were colonized by the Serpents of Wisdom-spiritual masters associated with the serpent-who arrived in these lands after abandoning their beloved homelands and crossing great seas. While bearing names denoting snake or dragon (such as Naga, Lung, Djedhi, Amaru, Quetzalcoatl, Adder, etc.), these Serpents of Wisdom oversaw the construction of magnificent civilizations within which they and their descendants served as the priest kings and as the enlightened heads of mystery school traditions. The Return of the Serpents of Wisdom recounts the history of these “Serpents”-where they came from, why they came, the secret wisdom they disseminated, and why they are returning now.

The Sign Of The Serpent

Author : Majanka Verstraete
ISBN : 9781945723421
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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“I really could not put down The Sign of the Serpent, and I cannot help myself loving Marisol more and more each page.” – Am Kinda Busy Reading Meet Marisol Holmes: High School Student, jaguar shifter, and great granddaughter of Sherlock Holmes. She’s solved countless supernatural cases, but her next one’s the hardest yet. Why? Marisol is about to lose her heart. Two days ago, terrible events shattered the very foundation of the Conclave. Now, Marisol Holmes swears she’ll stop at nothing to destroy the man she once loved: her arch nemesis, Mannix. But when a cryptic clue left by Mannix leads Marisol to a secret room that once belonged to her father, she realizes that hunting down Mannix won’t be that easy. If she wants to catch him, she’ll have to retrace the steps of her own past and discovers secrets that might have been best left buried. When the hunt for Mannix brings Marisol to London, she teams up again with Roan and Wyatt on a quest for the truth that leads her through the dark alleys of London, to shady shifter pubs, to libraries cloaked in magic, and eventually to an abandoned castle in Scotland that once belonged to her family. But Mannix is as sadistic as he’s smart. At every turn, Marisol and her friends face harsh truths and deadly puzzles and risk their lives to uncover a past that should stay buried. With the stakes getting higher and Marisol’s attraction to Roan growing, can Marisol deny what she truly wants, even if it puts her new love on a collision course with her villainous ex? The Adventures of Marisol Holmes 1. A Study in Shifters 2. The Sign of the Serpent 3. The Wolf of Baskervilles - Coming November 12, 2019

The Serpent King

Author : Helen Moss
ISBN : 9781444010442
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Perfect for fans of INDIANA JONES and PERCY JACKSON, this third exciting installment in Helen Moss' SECRETS OF THE TOMBS series follows Ryan and Cleo on another death-defying mission. Can Ryan and Cleo uncover the secrets of the tombs and solve the mystery before it's too late?

The Jaguar And The Anteater

Author : Bernard Arcand
ISBN : 0860914461
Genre : Social Science
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This work provides not only a history and survey of pornography, but an explanation of pornography itself. It uses anthropological material, particularly from South American tribal societies, to draw conclusions about the nature of the industry.

The Serpent King The Story Of A Man Who Changed The Direction Of The New World

Author : John Osmond
ISBN : 9781608609048
Genre : Fiction
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The Serpent King eloquently interweaves history and legend with fictional biography. It paints an intriguing picture of life in an ancient land with its own set of rules, customs and beliefs - now sadly lost. This is a sensitive work that accomplishes what good writing should; it affirms one's faith in the human spirit. -Robin Bradford, producer/writer/director, Bright Line Films In the tenth century, Prince Quetzalcoatl leads the Toltec nation in an unprecedented period of artistic and spiritual excellence. Opposed by his half-brother Tezcatlipoca, the prince is overthrown. He regroups the Toltec nation at the pyramids of Teotihuacan, with the help of his female companion and his spiritual guide. The prince is also joined by a force of 100,000 Mexican warriors led by his maternal grandfather, Cloud Serpent. Together they march to Tula, the Toltec capital, to confront the usurpers. Before the prince can seek his ultimate vision quest and view his people's future, the final showdown must take place for control of the Toltec nation. How this battle ends is totally unexpected, but has become legendary to the Mexican people. Author John Osmond is a stone sculptor who has spent 30 years working with the stone carvers of Mexico. He was motivated to write The Serpent King by his love for and involvement with the myth and legend of these people. Originally from New South Wales, Australia, Osmond now lives near Mexico City. His next book is set in modern times and considers the mythology of Quetzalcoatl. Publisher's website: http: //

The Art And Archaeology Of Pashash

Author : Terence Grieder
ISBN : 9780292773097
Genre : Social Science
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Among the vast treasures discovered in Peru since its conquest by Pizarro, only a small fraction has been excavated scientifically. The Art and Archaeology of Pashash is an account of the discovery and excavation of one of the richest Pre-Columbian burials ever scientifically excavated in Peru. The tomb and its offerings unearthed at Pashash, in the northern Andes, provide new perspectives on the cultural meaning of Andean funerary treasure. About A.D. 500 the flexed body of an aristocrat was wrapped in cloth and set in a small tomb sealed by a heavy stone. Three separate offerings were put in place during the construction of the funerary temple above the tomb. Near the body were placed about fifty large gold pins with elaborately sculptured heads, the most important set of Peruvian metalwork scientifically recorded in context. Decorated pottery also accompanied the body. Beneath the doorway to the temple chamber above the tomb a second offering was placed, composed of vessels modeled as jaguars, snakes, and dragonlike combinations of the two, with other fine pottery, unfired clay bowls, and stone bowls. The images in this offering represented the theology of a shamanistic religion. A third offering of broken ritual vessels was placed in the earth fill just before the temple floor was built. This collection of several hundred works of art found together and dated by radiocarbon, related to a stratigraphic sequence for the site as a whole, makes possible a unique history of the art of this highland Andean region. Grieder describes the phases of development and the symbolism of the previously little-known Recuay style of pottery and attributes many works to individuals, illuminating the role of artists and their relations with their patrons. Among the author's discoveries is evidence of the use of potters' wheels and lathes to make ceramic and stone vessels and ritual objects, reversing the long-held contention that these tools were unknown in Pre-Columbian America. The Art and Archaeology of Pashash will be valuable to specialists in Andean archaeology as well as to those interested in the art and culture of Pre-Columbian America.

Twin Tollans

Author : Cynthia Kristan-Graham
ISBN : 0884023230
Genre : History
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This volume had its beginnings in the two-day colloquium, "Rethinking Chichén Itzá, Tula and Tollan," that was held at Dumbarton Oaks. The selected essays revisit long-standing questions regarding the nature of the relationship between Chichen Itza and Tula. Rather than approaching these questions through the notions of migrations and conquests, these essays place the cities in the context of the emerging social, political, and economic relationships that took shape during the transition from the Epiclassic period in Central Mexico, the Terminal Classic period in the Maya region, and the succeeding Early Postclassic period.

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