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 symbolizes the double-bladed obsidian knife which allows us to open new paths. Number 9 represents the circle of life; it is love and spirituality. Embrace those things that bring blessings to your life, and use the knife of Tijax to cut and leave behind the things that are harming
Number 8 represents the male and physical energy. No’j is our connection to the Universal mind; it is the energy that turns knowledge and experience into wisdom. This is a good day to take action; it is through the actions that we take during the course of our life that
Ajmaq is a favorable day to focus on the word and message of our ancestors; it is a day for forgiveness and introspection. Number 7 symbolizes spirituality; it is the manifestation of the Creator and Maker on earth. Today we can delve deeper into the purpose and direction of our
Tz’ikin is the emotional and material luck; it is represented by the bird, who gives you the power of an expanded and panoramic vision. Number 6 is an unstable energy; it symbolizes life’s trials and personal development. Use the energy of Tz’ikin to open your wings and fly with harmony
Number 5 represents the love that comes into your life and flows from you. I’x is the feminine and feline energy that gives you power, strength, and cunning; it is the power of expanding your mind and reaching high levels of consciousness. Use the energy of love to connect with
Aj is the energy that protects the home and the children. Number 4 brings stability and security. This is a good day to ask for the wellbeing of the children and young adults; connect to the energies of today and ask for the unity of the family and the strength
Number 3 represents the rhythm of life, it is creativity and optimism. E symbolizes the path; it is the energy and the means by which we travel our road. Walk with rhythm, creativity and enthusiasm on the paths that open before you, this will lead you to a journey of
B’atz’ signifies unity and infinite time, it is love and its energy governs over marriage. Number 2 symbolizes the partner, the union and relationships. Let the love of B’atz’ be your guide during this day, allow it to strengthen the ties that unite you to your partner, so that you
Tz’i’ represents authority and justice; it is the energy of the material and spiritual law, of the righteous path. Number 1 is the beginning; it contains a great power, but it lacks the experience. During this trecena (thirteen days) connect to the energy of Tz’i’ and ask for its power
Toj symbolizes the Sacred Ceremonial Fire; it is the sign of payment and the energy that repays us for all the good and bad we have done in our lives. Number 13 contains strength, wisdom, and experience, it is the magic of being able to change and create. This is