Nawal: The Sacred Maya Calendar, Cholq’ij, is formed by 260 days/energies; 20 energies that vibrate in 13 different manifestations. These energies are commonly known as Nawal, which is the name that has been diffused in the Western World. According to the most traditional Elders the days/energies of the calendar should
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For most of the ancient peoples, the cosmic events represented a great occasion. Nowadays these are not as relevant, but even though they are not as present in our minds, they influence us. For the Maya people both the Equinoxes and Solstices mark the beginning of a new cosmic-telluric cycle.
WHAT TO DO TO BENEFIT FROM THE FULL MOON ON THE NIGHT OF NOVEMBER 14 THE MOON WILL BE CLOSER TO EARTH- FULL MOON ON JUN LAJUJ K’AT According to the vision of the Maya World, we are living the times of change, which are related to the New Cycle,
Today is Wajxaqib’ (8) B’atz’ , which is the Jab’nal or Maya New Year. The counting of the days begins on a day Jun (1) B’atz’, after 20 days have passed we arrive to the Wajxaqib’ B’atz’, when we celebrate the creation of the universe, which takes place on the
TZ’I’ is the law. It is the Supreme law, the law of the Order of Creation, of the Natural Order. It is the law of consciousness “the respect for everything that exists is the respect you have for yourself.” In the continuum of the energies that were manifested in the
TOJ is the Sacred Fire, it is the ceremonial fire that is lit to give thanks for our life and for everything that we have received throughout our existence, for what we consider good or bad. Everything is part of the actions and choices we have made, these have taken
Q’ANIL is the seed. It is the action in everything that we begin, in what we plant. A seed contains all the information of what will develop – for example a seed of avocado has all the information of this plant and when it grows it will be an avocado
KEJ is the deer, which is the guardian of the forests and nature. It represents calmness and harmony. It is the harmonious consonance of creation that is manifested from a spark of fire that comes out of a bonfire, a particle of sand, a soft breeze, a drop of dew
KAME is known as “death”. People have given more importance to the physical death, the moment in which our consciousness or our soul leave our body. We have been taught that physical death is the end of our being, and according to each tradition the spirit has a different destiny.
KAN is the energy, which is represented by the serpent. It is related to Kukulkan or Q’uq’umatz, the feathered serpent, which on a spiritual level symbolizes the energy that transmutes us from the earthly to action, which allows us to elevate to the Kaj (the first sky). Kan is the