10 Ajpu ~ Today’s Ch’umil


Nawal AjpuAjpu represents the spiritual warrior and the hunter. It is the energy of Grandfather Sun. This day brings material and spiritual certainty; it helps us overcome the negative energies and gives us the certainty and acuity of the hunter. Number 10 represents creativity and flowing. Pay attention to the events that happen during this day, so you can recognize the right moment in which to make a move toward materializing your dreams.

During the Creation of the Universe on a day 10 Ajpu the bad men went to the Underworld.

According to the Maya, the world was created in one Mayan month (twenty days). The process of creation begins on Jun (1) B’atz and ends on the day Wuqub’ (7) Tz’i’, completing the first twenty days of the Cholq’ij (Calendar of Life). After this final day of creation, the day Wajxaqib’ (8) B’atz’ arrives, which is considered the Cholq’ij New Year. When Maya people celebrate the Cholq’ij new year, they are celebrating that the creation of the world has been fulfilled, and the beginning of a new cycle of 260 days.

Denise Barrios

Denise Barrios

Following the footsteps of her family, Denise started her spiritual path at the age of 15, when she began traveling frequently to the highlands in her home of Guatemala to learn about Maya culture from the elders. She is the author of the book "The Energies of the Day" which is a daily guide to the energies of the Sacred Cholq'ij Calendar.
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