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The Haab' was the Maya solar calendar made up of eighteen months of twenty days each plus a period of five days ("nameless days") at the end of the year known as Wayeb' (or Uayeb in 16th C. orthography). The five days of Wayeb', were thought to be a dangerous time.
Originally posted by mnmcandiez
Who cares... a holiday is a holiday
Christianity, paganism, Islam, all the same thing ZZzZzZzZzedit on 10/4/2011 by mnmcandiez because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by whatsinaname
it has come to my attention that saturnalia is infact the roman equivilent of the pagan festivals, and there is some difference in the specifics involved between yule, and saturnalia.
even the maya have one for this, or did.
idk about nowadays, snows in july.
Swastikas have also been used in other various ancient civilizations around the world. It remains widely used in Indian religions, specifically in Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism, primarily as a sacred symbol of good luck.