The Cholq’ij Calendar is a powerful tool for revealing natural cycles that relate to humans. By understanding the Nawal and number (energy) of each day, we are able to harmonize our lives and activities with the natural rhythm and order, advancing our personal and collective development. This tool requires more than an intellectual understanding; we realize it’s potential in our lives as we work with the energies on a daily basis.
Thanks to Denise Barrios, we are able to make this information more accessible by publishing the Nawal and number for each day, as well as an explanation for it’s meaning. This information is also being pushed out via social media.
Tijax is the double-edged obsidian knife which has the energy of healing, harmonizing and cutting the illnesses. Number 10 symbolizes self-exploration and the manifestation of one’s self; it is the energy that connects us to the cosmic and the telluric. This is a good day to analyze and define which
No’j governs the mind, intellect, knowledge, wisdom, memory and spiritual learning; it is the power of thoughts and ideas. Number 9 is an auspicious day for women; it reflects the feminine energy, love, and spirituality. This is a good day for introspection; connect to the energy of 9 No’j to
Ajmaq is forgiveness, it is a day to manage harmony and discord and its energy allows us to recognize our innermost essence and degree of spiritual evolution. Number 8 is harmony and unity; it is a day of physical strength. Remember those that are less fortunate, the energies of this
Tz’ikin is the bird which it is the intermediary between the Sky and the Earth, between the Creator and Maker and human beings; it represents the sacred vision. Number 7 symbolizes spirituality; it is the manifestation of the Supreme Being, Ajaw, and our connection to Him. This is the perfect
I’x symbolizes the feminine and feline energy; it possesses the power to expand our mind and it allows us to develop higher powers. Number 6 represents learning and responsibility; it is an energy that may bring conflicts and imbalances. During this day sensitivity is at its peak, it is up
Aj represents the pillars of inner strength, it is the columns that sustain the family home, and it rules over everything related to the home and the family. Number 5 stands for the love that comes into your life and which flows from you. This is a good day to
E symbolizes the path of destiny; it is the road of life and our journey through existence. Number 4 represents the perfect measure; it is balance, stability, and security. We are all born with the opportunity of choosing our own path and E opens the roads for you to travel
B’atz’ is the start of life, it is the thread of time that unfolds before us and weaves our histories, and it is evolution and human life. Number 3 represents our children. Light a white candle to ask for the protection of your children, ask that their life and existence
Tz’i’ is the guardian of the material and spiritual law, it is justice and it is the day that brings the truth to light. Number 2 represents both polarity and balance; it is the positive and the negative. If you are facing any negative problems light a purple candle to
Toj is the law of cause and effect; it is the payment, the atonement to Mother Earth, to all the elements, and to the Creator and Maker. Number 1 contains strength and experience; it is realization and magic. Everything you do generates a reaction, and this reaction is based on