The Maya goddess Ixchel and her main Temple in Taurus

The Maya goddess Ixchel and her main Temple in Taurus . Astrology, Mythology, History & Sacred Sites: on the astrogeographical position of the main sanctuary of the goddess Ixchel on the island of Cozumel off the coast of the Yucatan peninsula

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The Maya godess Ixchel with her rabbit, classical period

Ixchel was a mayan goddess for fertility (pregnancy, child birth) and the Moon and . Her major sanctuary was located in San Gervasio on the island Cozumel east of the Mexico`s  Yucatan peninsula.

 Ixchel is the 16th-century name of the aged jaguar goddess of midwifery and medicine in ancient Maya culture. She corresponds, more or less, to Toci Yoalticitl “Our Grandmother the Nocturnal Physician”, an Aztec  earth goddess inhabiting the sweatbath, and is related to another Aztec goddess invoked at birth, viz. Cihuacoatl (or Ilamatecuhtli)

Maya goddess Ixchel from the Dresden Codex. The Maya goddess Ixchel and her main Temple in astrogeography


Astrogeographic position of the whole larger sanctuary for morphogenetic field level 3 which describes the atmosphere and energetical topics and how it is embedded in the landscape: one coordinate lies in solid, fixed earth sign Taurus the sign of the earth, grounding, growing, roots, agriculture, food, possession of land, weeds and corn, the center of society, market places and all topics of healing related to grounding the individual in the physical realm and body. Taurus suggests the cult of an earth mother and fertility related to agriculture and food production. In regard to the wish for conception and having children Taurus stands for the healing effects of grounding and reconnection with mother earth.
The 2nd coordinate of the site is located in practical air sign Gemini the sign of of langiage, intelligence, learning, information, contacts, exchange, technology,  technical progress, schools,  teaching and practical magic.

Archway leading to ruins within San Gervasio
Archway leading to ruins within San Gervasio

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