Thanks to our friends Jim and Brenda with the Oasis Theater Company, we are pleased to be able to share this video that features elder Juan Manuel Mendoza discussing the way that traditional Maya culture and spirituality has been embedded in Santiago Atitlan. He shares a tour of the church
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Number 10 symbolizes the communication with the Cosmic and Telluric energies. Kame is the energy of our ancestors, of our spiritual and family lineage. The energies of this day open a channel that connects us with other dimensions and allows our ancestors to guide us and advise us. Light a
This is the second in a series of blog posts that explores the possibility of transforming the way our current civilization leads us to live upon the earth. Can we change from living as though we are tourists in our own home to becoming the responsible co-evolutionary partners we see
As Autumn arrives, we have a chance to reflect upon the passing Summer. Here in the US, warm weather and kids out of school conspire during this season to bring about one of our long-held cultural rituals: Summer Vacation! Now, before traveling down the path of considering vacation (a period
This day flows balanced. It is an excellent day to spend with the family or friends in the warmth of the home. Kawoq symbolizes the family, the group, the community; anything that can be grouped. Number 7 projects equilibrium and harmony.
The power of I’x mediates between the positive and the negative, the real and the unreal, the possible and the impossible. Number 2 stands for the choices you must make in life. Use the energies of this day to revert any negative situations and accomplish the impossible.
Throughout the history of human life on this planet, Sacred Places have been identified and revered for their spiritual, ecological and cultural importance. Our relationship to these places has nourished our evolution and been integral in shaping cosmological beliefs. As the movement into our modern civilization has brought us from the
Kej is the energy that protects the natural world; it is the deer that stands firmly in its four legs, thus it represents balance. Number 8 is filled with physical energy and it is auspicious for men. Today stand firmly on the ground and allow its power to recharge you;
Aq’ab’al symbolizes the dawn; it is the first rays of Sun that bring light, that bring a new day and a renewing energy. Number 4 represents balance and stability. Use the power of number 4 so that harmony and balance prevail in everything you do during this day. Aq’ab’al brings
Aj symbolizes the return to our home, to our place of origin, to the Tab’al or sacred Maya altar, to the place where higher energies converge and manifest. Number 13 contains strength and wisdom; it is a number that has gained the experience. This is a good day to nurture