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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Ajmaq is the day to remember our ancestors, to ask for the souls of our grandmothers and grandfathers; it symbolizes our past, which began with the first peoples of the world, Ajmaq is our ancestral wisdom. Number 10 connects us to the cosmic and telluric energies. This is a good
This is a day of good luck, love and joy. Tz’ikin, the bird, represents liberty and fortune. Number 9 symbolizes the emotional, intuitive and artistic energies. During this day allow your soul to spread its wings and enjoy life; listen to the singing of the birds and connect through it
I’x is the day of the feminine energy; it represents the mother, the daughter, the wife, and Mother Earth. Today it converges with Number 8 that symbolizes the masculine energy. During this day you have the feminine intuition of I’x and the masculine strength of Number 8, use this powers
Aj symbolizes the cane, the cornstalk, the sacred staff; it is the pillar that connects the cosmic and telluric energies, the posts that hold up a house, the pillars of strength. Number 7 represents equilibrium and harmony. This is a good day to connect with the energy of the house;
E symbolizes the path of destiny; it is the energy of action that moves us toward our precise objectives and our realization. Number 6 represents trials and conflicts. This day brings with it an ambivalent energy; on one hand it gives you the strength to reach anything you wish, but
B’atz’ represents the thread of time that unfolds before us and weaves our histories, according to the Maya our history is woven from time, just as clothing is made from woven threads. Number 5 symbolizes magnetism and luck. On this day B’atz’ places the threads at your disposal, it is
Tz’i’ is the guardian of both the spiritual law and the law of man, it represents justice; number 4 projects balance, stability and security. Today these energies are influenced by Kej, the Ch’umil of this trecena (thirteen days), which gives more strength and stability to 4 Tz’i’. This is the
Toj symbolizes Grandfather Sun and his representative on earth, Tojil (The Sacred Ceremonial Fire); it is the law of cause and effect. Number 3 stands for the results of your efforts and actions. This is a day of gratitude and balance, a day to be grateful for all the opportunities
Number 2 represents duality, the couple, and union; it is a good energy to improve relationships. Q’anil symbolizes the seed, life and creation, it is said that everything that starts on this day will grow. This is a good day to prepare the ground in which the seeds of love
Enjoy the stability granted by the cycle of the deer; during this trecena (thirteen days) connect to the energy of Kej and ask for his protection to advance without encountering difficulties. Kej symbolizes the deer, who is the guardian of the forests and nature, called to maintain balance between humans