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.
Kan is the serpentine fire that activates the sexual energy; it is the force of life, human evolution and spiritual development. On this day you can light a red candle to connect with your inner power. Number 12 can be the fire that ignites the power of Kukulkan ―The Plumed
K’at represents the net; it is both the problems that entrap us and the net with which we can bring together the elements, people and knowledge that can be used to achieve self-realization. Number 11 symbolizes learning through experience. Use the energy of this day to disentangle the knots that
Aq’ab’al is the renewing force, it represents the cycles of our life that transform our destiny. Number 10 brings with it the energy of flowing. The gift of renewal granted by Aq’ab’al allows you to be the creator of your own destiny, of making the choices that lead you toward
Today Imox, which is the essence of our consciousness and of our mind, flows with the energy of number 8, that represents the physical and material energies. Use the power of this day to materialize your dreams. Remember that those who have allowed themselves to dream about something different are
Number 7 represents the final step before the summit; it possesses the power to impel. Nawal Ajpu symbolizes the blowgun hunter, it is accuracy and certainty. Use the energies of the day to help you in your efforts, Ajpu grants you the ability to hit the target.
The energy of this day brings conditions that could influence the emergence of conflicts in the family. Kawoq which represents the family and the community, converges with number 6, which brings imbalances. Knowing this ahead of time will help you act with wisdom and tolerance.
Tijax is represented by the double-edged obsidian knife; it is the energy that helps us cut the negative forces. Number 5 projects action; it gives us the power to make changes. The energies of this day can help you cut away any entanglements that have trapped you. Just like chains,
Nobility, patience, prudence and sublime love are some of the greatest virtues of No’j. Today its energy converges with the energy of number 4, which projects balance in the four planes of manifestation. Use the virtues brought by 4 No’j to help you overcome any obstacles that may appear today.
Ajmaq represents curiosity; it is a day when questions arrive, in which we can explore the mystery of our expressions as individuals. Number 3 stands for the results of our efforts. The spirit of inquiry that is manifested during this day allows you to explore and look for different experiences
Tz’ikin is the best day to ask for true love, for partners and friends. Number 2 represents union; its energy is favorable for improving relationships. Today is a good day to revolve around the energy of love, a day to do what you love and to love what you do,