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Tat Rigoberto Itzep Chanchavac

is Ajq'ij (Tagehüter), spiritual guide and teacher in Momostenango, in the mountains of Guatemala

Una entrevista realizada por el canal de Discovery Channel, sobre el tema del 2012 por el Guía Espiritual Don Rigoberto Itzep Chanchavac (2011)

The Maya Conservancy − Mission Izapa 2010 / in 4 parts (June 24-26, 2010), Introduction


Izapa Re-Activation Ceremony Part 1 Jim Reed Maya Spirituality The Maya Conservancy

 On behalf of The Maya Conservancy, Mission Izapa 2010 was an unprecedented event of inter-cultural and timely importance. Participants facilitated the way for 13 Guatemalan Maya spiritual elders to re-ignite and re-connect to the spiritual energies in ritual fire ceremony at the ancient site of Izapa, Chiapas, Mexico. This is the site connected to the Maya's creation story, the Popol Vuh, and the initiation of their 260-day sacred and Long Count calendars. No one has performed sacred ritual here for more than 1,000 years. The ballcourt is aligned with the winter solstice on December 21, 2012. The mayor of Tapachula welcomed our group as "distinguished visitors". Here independent Maya researcher John Major Jenkins speaks at the press conference, June 24, 2010. Spanish translation by MaryLou Ridinger. Check out and


Izapa Re-Activation Cerremony Part 2 Jim Reed Maya Spirituality The Maya Conservancy


Izapa Re-Activation Ceremony Part 3 Jim Reed Maya Spirituality The Maya Conservancy


Izapa Re-Activation Ceremony Part 4 Jim Reed Maya Spirituality The Maya Conservancy

Maya Spirituality with Jim Reed: During the week of the summer solstice participants in Mission Izapa 2010 on behalf of The Maya Conservancy facilitated the way for 13 Maya spiritual guides performing fire ceremonies at Iximche, Santiago Atitlan, Abaj Takalik, Momostenango in Guatemala, and Izapa inside Mexico. In this video, we are at Nima Sabal altar, before our ritual in Momostenango with Tat Rigoberto Itzep Chanchavac. For future Maya adventures, contact Jim Reed at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or The next spiritual journey is to Momostenango for 8 Batz with Tat Rigoberto and to Lake Atitlan and the Maya sites of Iximche, Quirigua and Copan: Oct. 22-31, 2010.


Momostenango Maya Fire Ceremony Part 3 - Mission Izapa 2010 - Jim Reed Guatemala

by Jim Reed


Momostenango Maya Fire Ceremony Part 4 - Mission Izapa 2010 -- Jim Reed Guatemala

Momostenango, Highland Guatemala

Fire Ceremony – after the main flame


2012 and the Mayan Calendar (2009) / in 3 parts

K'iché Maya Priest & Day Keeper, Rigoberto Itzep Chanchavac speaks to us about the prophesied Mayan calendar date Dec, 21st, 2012, and its impact on mother Earth and humanity. With great respect... we send our heartfelt thanks to Don Rigoberto Itzep Chanchavac of the K'iché Maya Traditions for sharing his wisdom with us.

Great Thanks to Martin Espino for his wonderful Prehispanic Music. Music Composed and Performed by Martin Espino. "Return of the Jaguar". Find out more at Martins myspace page at

Great Thanks to Anita Garr for arranging our reunion with Don Rigoberto, to Enrique Encalada for translating from the heart, and to our love to the Maya Paradise family of 2009

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The three videos were filmed by Aluna Joy Yaxk'in, at Lake Atitlan, Guatemala, on Spring Equinox 2009.


Part 1


Part 2


Part 3


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