Mayan mythology is a subject that is fascinating and curious. The widespread beliefs of the ancient Maya people are still known today; in fact many people that have an interest in the hype that surrounds the year 2012 will have some knowledge of this fascinating culture.
One of the most important gods and a deity who played an important role in the creation of humanity was Hurucan. Hurucan is an essential component of ancient Mayan mythology. Sometimes referred to as the god of fire and wind, he was also believed to be responsible for the floods that played an integral role of the formation of the beliefs of the Maya people. Hurucan was also known by the names Kauil, Bolon, and Tzacab.