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Raxalaj Mayab Art and Culture Center

Felipe Carrillo Puerto

Felipe Carrillo Puerto is one of the few cities in which its millenaries traditions are preserved and in use among its many inhabitants. This is the case of Raxalaj Mayab whose motto is “Preserve the Memories of the Mayan Region”. This place tries to widespread the memories of the Mayan people through its ceremonies and traditions.

Come and experience one of its mystical rituals, you will see a Chaman, a mystical magician, going to a cenote for making an offering to Mother Earth and to the 4 cardinal points.

After this, you will be permitted to enter into the core of the cosmovision where several women give their lives to healing. They will be waiting for you inside a temazcal, which vapors represent the belly of a mother that purifies its body, mind and spirit.

Besides this ceremony, people who come to this place can learn alternative techniques to improve their health. It is about incorporating an holistic approach into our daily lives.

Thanks to knowledge of these communities, it has been possible to preserve traditional Mayan techniques and knowledge around herbs, plants as well as historic memory. You can even listen to some of the talks this center offers with topics about environmental education or about sustainable development.

Felipe Carrillo Puerto is one of the few cities in which its millenaries traditions are preserved and in use among its many inhabitants. This is the case of Raxalaj Mayab whose motto is “Preserve the Memories of the Mayan Region”. This place tries to widespread the memories of the Mayan people through its ceremonies and traditions.

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Come and experience one of its mystical rituals, you will see a Chaman, a mystical magician, going to a cenote for making an offering to Mother Earth and to the 4 cardinal points.

After this, you will be permitted to enter into the core of the cosmovision where several women give their lives to healing. They will be waiting for you inside a temazcal, which vapors represent the belly of a mother that purifies its body, mind and spirit.

Besides this ceremony, people who come to this place can learn alternative techniques to improve their health. It is about incorporating an holistic approach into our daily lives.

Thanks to knowledge of these communities, it has been possible to preserve traditional Mayan techniques and knowledge around herbs, plants as well as historic memory. You can even listen to some of the talks this center offers with topics about environmental education or about sustainable development.

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