Theosophical University Press Online Edition

Esotericism Of The Popol Vuh

by Raphael Girard

Translated from the Spanish with a Foreword by
Blair A. Moffett

from TheTheosophicalSociety Website

Contents

Foreword by Blair A. Moffett

Illustrations

 

Chapter 1

Introduction

Chapter 2

Esotericism of the Popol Vuh

Chapter 3

Cosmogony and Creation of the Universe

Chapter 4.

The First Three Ages of the World

Chapter 5

The Marvelous Story of Hunahpú and Ixbalamqué

Hunahpú and Ixbalamqú Conquer the Giants

The Four Hundred Boys

Chapter 6

The Biography and Genealogical Tree of Hunahpú and Ixbalamqué

The Life and Trials of Their Parents, the Seven Ahpú

Origin and Significance of the Ball Game

Chapter 7

The Parthenogenetic Conception of Hunahpú and Ixbalamqué

Chapter 8

Infancy of Hunahpú and Ixbalamqué

The Third Regent

Origin and Significance of the Palo Volador

Chapter 9

Youth of Hunahpú and Ixbalamqué

The Hunahpú Codex

Development of the Social, Economic, and Religious Practices as Explained by the Quiché Document

Chapter 10

Hunahpú and Ixbalamqué in Xibalbá

Chapter 11

The Deification of Hunahpú and Ixbalamqué

Chapter 12

Cosmogonic, Astronomic, and Chronological Meaning

Chapter 13

The Fourth and Final Age: Era of Quiché-Maya Culture

Chapter14

The History of Maize and of the Quiché-Maya Civilization

Chapter 15

The Original Maya, Quiché, and Lenca Tribes

Panorama of the Prehistory and Peopling of Honduras

Quiché Emigration

Chapter16

The Dance of the Giants

Appendices A and B

Glossary

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