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Alaghom-Naom, Mother-of-Mind.
[to Whom the eigth day of December, day 342, is dedicated]


Geography/Culture: America, North: Mayan.
Linguistic Note: alternatively pronunciation may be 1L1GHWM-N1WM.
Description: Goddess of the earth; Highest of Goddesses; Mother of wisdom; She Who is responsible for the mental and immaterial part of nature; She Who fosters forth conscious awareness and thought; She Who gives a thousand-fold in return for love and respect.
To Whom Sacred: four-petaled flowers; jaguar; obsidian.
Male Associate: consort, Father-Sun.

Alom, ----.

Geography/Culture: America, North: Quiche Maya. from the Aopol Vuh.
Description: One of the four regents reperesenting one of the four corners of the world. Her colour may be black.

Hun-Ahpu-Myte, Grandmother.

Geography/Culture: America, North: Guatemala (poss. Quiche Maya).
Description: Goddess of the moon.
To Whom Sacred: tapir.
Male Associates: son Gucumatz, the feathered snake, civilizing and agricultural god, by consort Hun-Apu-Vuch, Grandfather, God of the sun.

Iztat-Ix, ----.

Geography/Culture: America, North: Tzentals of Chiapas, Mexico.
Linguistic Note: Ix in Mayan symbolism is the jaguar's day, day of obsidian, on which heaven and earth embrace.

Qaholom, ----.

Geography/Culture: Mayan?
Description: Perhaps, She is one of the four regents Who represent the four corners of the world. Her colour may be yellow.

Xmucane, {Diviner}.

Geography/Culture: America, North: Quiche Maya. from the Popol Vuh.
Description: Grandmother of Dawn, Day and the Sun; Divine Maker and soothsayer; Old Woman Diviner; She Who enters into council with Xpiyacoc, {Sorcerer}, to make light, dawn and to make humanity able to nourish, sustain, invoke and remember the Deities; She Who ground yellow and white maize and made nine drinks from which food came the blood, flesh, muscles and strength of human-beings.
After the first unsuccessful attempts to create humanity it is said the four regents changed their names. Since one regent was named Alom, ----, a variant or alternate name for Alaghom-Naom, Mother-of-Mind, and one of the new names, Xmucane, {Diviner}, is associated with the development of intelligence in humanity, Alom may have taken the name Xmucane.
To Whom Sacred: white and yellow maize (seeds used for divining); tzite (a pod containing red seeds resembling beans, used for divining with the maize); large tapir; the number 9.
Male Associate: Xpiyacoc, {Sorcerer}, god of crafts.

Source: Monaghan BGH 9; Balin FFS 43; Funk & Wagnall SDMFL 33; Larousse WM 474-5; Burland MA 167; New Larousse EM 439; Kaster PCMD; Van Over SSCM 96-105.
worked on: November 1995; August 1991; July 1990.
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