Mayan - Popol Vuh - 01 This is the beginning
Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
Popol Vuh - translated by Dennis Tedlock
This is the Beginning of the Ancient Word, here in this place called Quiche. Here we shall inscribe, we shall implant the Ancient Word, the potential and source for everything done in the citadel of
Quiche, in the nation of Quiche people.
And here we shall take up the demonstration, revelation, and account of how things were put in shadow and brought to light by
the Maker, Modeler,
named Bearer, Begetter,
Hunahpu Possum, Hunahpu Coyote,
Great White Peccary, Coati,
Sovereign Plumed Serpent,
Heart of the Lake, Heart of the Sea,
plate shaper, bowl shaper, as they are called,
also named, also described as
the midwife, rnatchmaker
named Xpiyacoc, Xmucane,
twice a midwife, twice a matchmaker,
as is said in the words of Quiche. They accounted for everything-and did it, too-as enlightened beings, in enlightened words. We shall write about this now amid the preaching of God, in Christendomnow. We shall bring it out because there is no longer
a place to see it, a Council Book,
a place to see "The Light That Came from
Beside the Sea,"
the account of "Our Place in the Shadows."
a place to see "The Dawn of Life,"
as it is called