What teaches us the symbolism of the animals in the Popol Vuh about advancing in the dead of our psychological defects?

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Answers from the books of Samael Aun Weor

Disciple: And the one called “Gorero” back there in Colombia? How it’s called here: “Gallinazo”, “Chulo”?
Master: “Ah! The buzzards! You’re meaning the buzzards, well, without a doubt they represent the death”.

Samael Aun Weor. Excerpt from the lecture: “Gnostic’s Symbology of Animals”

Answer from the book: Secret teachings of the Popol Vuh

The Tortoise, among the Maya, symbolizes the universe, but in this narrative it refers to the patience that must be upheld in the internal work that is necessary for our transformation.  The radical change we must manifest does not happen overnight and it requires of both tenacity and patience…

We must work to eliminate from within not only the visible aspects of the ego, but also the invisible ones; and that is the work with the buzzard as it feeds itself off cadavers and carrion and these, in turn, are the most sordid and dark aspects of our internal psychology…

The Rabbit represents the diligence of the work; no procrastination, not waiting until tomorrow, but action at present-time.  It implies avoiding pretexts and justifications that would delay the internal transformation, leaving laziness aside and doing what is necessary to not be negligent.  The illness we may face tomorrow is something that must be unearthed today.  The focus of our effort must be here and now…
Chapter 11: Work with the animals

More information: The Secrets Teachings of the Popol Vuh. Chapter 11, Work with the Animals