Chac

Central American - The Mayan god of fertility and rain. Chac is sometimes manifest as one of the Bacabs, four gods, one at each corner of the world. In later versions there were many Chacs, minor rain-gods under Chac himself. These were later downgraded to little men with beards, living in the sixth heaven, who were said to cause shooting stars when they tossed away their cigarette butts. They are said also to cause rain when they ride on horseback through the heavens, sprinkling water as they go. Chac is depicted as having large curved fangs and a tapir-like nose. In some lore, occasionally called Chac, Chaac, Chaac, Xib Chac, Xib Chac, Ah Hoya, Ah Hoya, Ah Tzenul, Ah Tzenul, Balon Zacab, Balon Zacab, Hopop Caan, Hopop Caan, Aztec Tlaloc, Aztec Tlaloc, Cocijo, Tajin, Tzahui, Tezcatlipoca, Tezcatlipoca, Camaxtli, Fiery Mirror, Moyocoatzin, Moyocoyan, Onachihuitonatiuh, Smoking Mirror, Teimatini, Tescatlipoca, Texcatzoncatl, Tezcatepuca, Tlamatzsincatl, Yoamaxtli, Chalchihuitotolin, Huitzilopochtli, Itzlacoliuhque, Itzli, Mixcoatl-Camaxtli, Moneneque, Nezahuapilli, Omacatl, Quetzalcoatl, Telpochtli, Tepeyollotl, Titlac(ah)uan, Tlaloc, Tonatiuh, Tree of Mirrors, Xipetotec, Yaotl, Yoalli Ehecatl, Yaotlinecoc, Yaotzin, Mayan Chac, Mixtec Tzahui, Totanac Tajin, Zapotec Cocijo, Moquequelsa, Pantecatle, Tequiua, Teyocoyani, Touyo, Totonac Tajin, Totonac Tajin, Zapotec Cojico, Zapotec Cojico, B or B.

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