The Sacred Mayan Journey recreates the pilgrimage that our Mayan ancestors made each year; crossing the ocean in their canoes to worship the goddess Ixchel.

The Sacred Mayan Journey is a ritual that recreates the pilgrimage that our Mayan ancestors made each year; crossing the ocean in canoes to the sacred island of Cozumel (kuzamil) to worship the goddess Ixchel.

This Mayan ritual dates from the period from 1250 to 1519 AD where the Maya crossed the ocean to the sacred island called kuzami (now Cozumel) taking with them offerings for Ixchel, the Mayan goddess of the Moon, fertility, childbirth, medicine , the tides and the gestation. there, they performed worship with rituals, dances, ceremonies and received her divine messages for their communities.

On this journey 300 pilgrims from Playa del Carmen, Cancun, Cozumel and Rivera Maya embark on 30 canoes leaving from Xcaret, the place where the Mayan port of Polé was located, an important trade center and the starting point of the pilgrimages to Cozumel.

The Sacred Mayan Journey is welcomed with enthusiasm by the people of the Mexican Caribbean as well as by visitors from all over the world who have decided to stay here.

Travesía Sagrada Maya

Also citizens from all over the world such as Argentina, Venezuela, Uruguay, Canada, Switzerland, Italy, New Zealand, the United States, France, Spain and others join with the Mexican pilgrims to embark on this pilgrimage every year.

For more detail in the schedule of this journey you can consult the page www.travesiasagradamaya.com.mx

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