Maya may refer to:


Peoples, languages, numerical systems

Religion and mythology

  • Maya religion, the religious practices of the Maya peoples of parts of Mexico and Central America
  • Maya (illusion), in Hinduism and Sikhism, the principal concept which manifests, perpetuates and governs the illusion and dream of duality in the phenomenal Universe
  • Mayasura, a Hindu demon often known by the name Maya
  • Maya (mother of Buddha), the mother of the historical Buddha
  • Mahamaya-tantra, "Great Maya tantra", a Vajrayana Buddhist Tantra & meditational deity

Historical persons or events

See Maya (given name) for persons with this name.

Geographical locations


  • Japanese cruiser Maya of the Imperial Japanese Navy
  • Japanese gunboat Maya, the lead ship of the Aero L-29 Delfín, a Czech military jet trainer aircraft
  • Autodesk Maya, a computer program for creating 3D graphics
  • Washburn Maya Signature Series, six-string electric guitars created by Washburn Guitars

Culture and art

Fictional characters

Art, film, literature, music


See also

  • Mayan (disambiguation)
  • Maia (disambiguation)
  • Maja (disambiguation)
  • Majo
  • Mya (disambiguation)

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