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 serpent of fire whose energy resides at the base of the spinal column. It is the force of life, the movement, and the sexual energy. Number 2 represents duality and union, it is a favorable energy for relationships. Use the energies of this day to remember the
K’at represents the net that is used to store those things that will nurture us in the future, not only physical things, but also what is invisible, such as our memories and experiences; it has the power to unite the people and elements required to do what we need to
Aq’ab’al represents the dusk and dawn; it is the first ray of light in the darkness, a renewing force. Number 13 symbolizes the magic of being able to change and create. The revitalizing strength of the energies of this day offer you the opportunity to break from your routine and
Iq’ is the wind, the energy that governs ideas and change; it symbolizes renewal and purity, it is the purifier of the body, the mind, and the spirit. It is the divine breath that sustains existence and the energy of words and communication. Number 12 projects creativity and dreams; it
Imox is the subtle part of human beings; it is the unusual and the eccentric, the essence of our consciousness, the strength of our mind. It represents the Water element, thus, it is an auspicious day to ask for rain, for water, and for the fertility of nature. Number 11
Ajpu represents the spiritual warrior and the hunter. It is the energy of Grandfather Sun. This day brings material and spiritual certainty; it helps us overcome the negative energies and gives us the certainty and acuity of the hunter. Number 10 represents creativity and flowing. Pay attention to the events
Kawoq means the strength of unity; it represents the family, the community, the society, and the group. It is the energy of abundance, in both the material and the spiritual sense. Number 9 represents the emotional, the intuitive, and the creative. Light a candle to ask the Creator for His
Tijax is the power of the thunder and the lightning represented by the obsidian stone which is black and transparent, sharp but fragile. It is also the obsidian double-edged knife which represents the negative in the positive and the positive in the negative; it is the strength and power of
No’j is the connection between the Universal Cosmic Mind and the human mind; it represents intellect, knowledge, wisdom and spiritual learning. Number 7 brings balance, it is a force that can harmonize and it possesses the power to impel. Open up to receive the gifts of wisdom and the knowledge
Ajamq is a favorable day to ask for and receive forgiveness for our mistakes. Number 6 entails learning, it represents the tests we need to overcome in order to develop and find balance. Guilt is one of the main obstacles in our spiritual path, use the energy of 6 Ajmaq