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.
Toj is the energy of payment, which repays us for all the good and bad we have done in our lives, and the energy to which we must repay for the well-being and for the challenges it has brought to us. Number 7 represents balance; it is a force that
Q’anil represents the seed, life, and creation. Number 6 symbolizes learning and responsibility. Use the energies of this day to help plant the seeds of love in others. Your words and actions towards others are the seeds that germinate in their heart, be aware of what you are planting in
Kej represents Mother Nature; its energy connects us to the four corners, the four paths, and the four elements (wind, water, earth, and fire); which are the forces and powers that fuel human energy and give us life. Number 5 symbolizes the center, the ethereal element that elevates our thoughts
Kame is birth and death; it is the protective energy of those who die. Number 4 symbolizes the perfect measure, it is balance and stability. This day protects those who ask for its protection; connect to the energy of 4 Kame and light a white candle to elevate your prayers
Kan, the plumed serpent, represents the inner fire and vitality. Number 3 symbolizes the rhythm of life. This day is filled with energy and creativity; put this passion and creative energy into every activity you perform. Connect to the energy of 3 Kan… dance, leave aside your fears and enjoy
K’at symbolizes the net, it is the entanglements or traps that we face in life, and the energy that allows us to put an end to problems. Number 2 represents duality; it is both the positive and the negative. This is a good day to cut the knots of those
Number 1 is the force and power of the beginning; it is unity. Aq’ab’al symbolizes the sunrise, the first ray of sunshine in the darkness; it is letting go and heading to a new direction. With every new day comes a new opportunity, you just need to be observant to
Iq’ represents life and renewal; it is the wind that has the power of renovating our energy. Number 13 has the magic of being able to change and create. Lift your prayers to the Creator and Maker with the force of the wind, represented by Iq’, invite the wind to
Imox is the energy of water, it is spiritual strength and intuition; it is the power to understand the messages of nature. Number 12 represents the consciousness of being; it is a strong energy that ignites. This is a good day to purify the water in your body, and to
Ajpu represents the hunter who brings certainty and acuity. Number 11 brings the energy of spiritual tests and payments. Today the clarity in your actions will bring you the certainty and strength to continue on the right path, Ajpu allows you to reach your goals if you know how to