6 Ajmaq ~ Today’s Ch’umil & Countdown to Maya New Year


Nawal AjmaqAjamq is a favorable day to ask for and receive forgiveness for our mistakes. Number 6 entails learning, it represents the tests we need to overcome in order to develop and find balance. Guilt is one of the main obstacles in our spiritual path, use the energy of 6 Ajmaq to transform any hard feelings into inner peace, accept your past mistakes, forgive yourself and others, this spiritual act is the first step to accomplish spiritual growth.

During the Creation of the Universe 6 Ajmaq created the first light were there was no Sun or Moon.

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

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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