A tattoo of Hunab Ku, the Mayan symbol for unity, balance, wholeness and the universe.

Hunab Ku (or "Galactic Butterfly")- Mayan symbol. The Galactic Butterfly is an ancient Mayan symbol said to represent all of the consciousness that has .

Mayan Mathematics - The Mayans had one of the most advanced number systems in the world at its time. It was a base-20 system (kind of) that also relied quite heavily on the number five. Some think that this is due to five fingers and five toes on each hand and foot.  Their system relied on three different symbols. A “pebble” (small black circle) was used to represent the ones place. Learn more: https://3010tangents.wordpress.com/2015/02/25/mayan-mathematics/

Mayan Mathematics

Mayan Mathematics - The Mayans had one of the most advanced number systems in…

ancient symbols | ancient mayan symbols for the numbers 0 through 10 zero one two three ...

In addition to syllabic signs, the Maya script also has a large number of logograms, signs that represent words or morphemes (basic units of meaning) in the language instead of sounds.

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Adinkra [oon-din-krah] are visual symbols, originally created by the Akan of Ghana and the Gyaman of Cote d’Ivoire in West Africa, that represent concepts or aphorisms. Adinkra are used on fa…

The ancient civilizations of Mesoamerica developed accurate written calendars and of these, the calendar of the Maya is the most sophisticated.

Mayan Zodiac Calendar

Hunab Ku The Hunab Ku is an ancient Mayan symbol that is said to represent the Supreme God or the One Being, with ‘Hunab’ meaning ‘one state of being’ and ‘Ku’ meaning ‘God.’ It encompasses all opposites in the universe and unites them as one: male and female, dark and light, yin and yang, conscious and unconscious, internal and external—the list goes on. Some believe that the Hunab Ku acts as a bridge to connect these opposites.

The Hunab Ku is an ancient Mayan symbol that is said to represent the Supreme God or the One Being, with ‘Hunab’ meaning ‘one state of being’ and ‘Ku’ meaning ‘God.

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