7 No’j ~ Today’s Ch’umil & Countdown to Maya New Year


Nawal NojNo’j is the connection between the Universal Cosmic Mind and the human mind; it represents intellect, knowledge, wisdom and spiritual learning. Number 7 brings balance, it is a force that can harmonize and it possesses the power to impel. Open up to receive the gifts of wisdom and the knowledge that the Ajaw (Supreme Being) is granting you today.

During the Creation of the Universe on a day 7 No’j the first Earth was born where there was no Earth for us.

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

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