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.
I’x possesses the power to expand our mind and gives us the strength with which to reach high levels of consciousness; it signifies the creative forces of the universe. Number 1 represents the unity, the beginning; it is the force of creation. Today you are connected to the Universe, to
Aj symbolizes the return to our home, to our place of origin, to the Tab’al or sacred Maya altar, to the place where higher energies converge and manifest. Number 13 contains strength and wisdom; it is a number that has gained the experience. This is a good day to nurture
E is the path that leads us to our precise destination. Your destiny is built by every step you take towards your personal path; move forward with firm steps, believe in yourself and what you can accomplish, today number 12 gives you the energy to materialize your dreams.
Number 11 stands for the cycles of life; it is the energy of learning through experience. B’atz’ is the thread of destiny; anything that has occurred to us in the past, anything that is happening now, and everything that will occur in our future. Make each moment count; understand that
The energy of Tz’i’ relates to the written word, especially to sacred writings; it is the symbol of the great scribes. Number 10 symbolizes the ten cosmic energies connected to the fingers of the hands and the ten telluric energies connected to the toes. Today your creative side can receive
The energy of Toj is expressed through cause and effect, action and reaction; it is the day to repay Mother Earth and the Creator and Maker for what we have done, for what we are, and what we have received. Number 9 is a good energy to ask for forgiveness;
Q’anil means germ, seed, life and creation; in this day B’itol and Tz’aqol ―the Creator and the Maker― sowed the seeds of life in this part of the universe. Number 8 represents the complete energies of the material world. 8 Q’anil brings with it the energy of creation. Today you
Kej is the energy that protects the natural world and it is called to maintain balance between humans and Mother Earth; today its energy converges with number 7 which projects balance and harmony. Seek the stability you yearn for in nature, in the energy of the trees. If you have
Kame is the energy of our spiritual and family lineage; it symbolizes death and communication with our ancestors. Number 6 entails learning, changes and responsibility. This is a good day to do away with bad death, accidents and illnesses; a day to ask for protection for travels, to ask for
Kan is the serpent of fire whose energy resides at the base of the spinal column; it is a special day to increase the physical force; to build the internal fire and spiritual evolution. Number 5 is the energy of action. Today you need to keep your energy moving, give