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.
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Kame represents death; it is all the cycles that manifest during our life. Number 11 is the energy of spiritual tests and payments, a day to learn thorough experience and transmute experiences into knowledge. All the challenges that you face during life come to you because your spirit is ready
Kan symbolizes energy; it is the energy of the serpent that moves through our spine, it is the force of life. Number 10 represents the cosmic and telluric energies that connect with our body through our fingers and toes. Allow these energies to penetrate your body and course up your
K’at symbolizes the net; it is the energy that either tangles us in a web, mostly of our own making, or helps us group and bring together the people, thoughts and elements we need for our development. Number 9 represents the circle of life; it is the power of love,
Number 8 symbolizes the physical and the material; it represents the complete energies of the material world, its energy flows today with that of Aq’ab’al, which is the dusk and the dawn; it is the energy of the new beginnings. This is a good day to ask the Creator and
Number 7 symbolizes faith, intuition, and introspection. Iq’ represents the wind that activates, renews, and purifies us. The confluence of these two energies allows us to renovate ourselves physically, mentally, spiritually, and emotionally. Take some time during this day to become aware of the air you are breathing and notice
Imox is the energy that governs change; it puts the mind in a receptive mode, creating the interconnection of ideas. Number 6 symbolizes challenges and confrontation. Connect through the energy of Imox to your intuition; trust your gut feeling and your ability to create whatever you set your mind to.
Number 5 symbolizes elevation to creation; it is the energy of action. Ajpu, represented by the blowgun hunter, is the Spiritual Warrior who brings certainty and acuity; it is the force that helps us overcome the negative. Today number five brings opportunities and luck, and Ajpu gives you the ability
Kawoq represents the family, both our blood family and our spiritual family. Number 4 symbolizes balance, stability, and security. This is a good day to connect with the people you love, to find comfort in their support and solidarity, and to reenergize yourself through their love and warmth.
Tijax, represented by the double-edged obsidian knife, has the energy of healing, harmonizing and cutting; it gives us the power of opening new pathways. Number 3 represents rhythm; it is communication, creativity and optimism. The confluence of these two energies allows us to connect to the vibration and movement of
No’j symbolizes nobility, patience, prudence, and sublime love. Number 2 is duality; it represents the positive and the negative. Move through this day putting into practice the virtues of No’j, good things will come your way and they will come in the perfect moment if you are patient, just be