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.
E is the sacred road of life; it sets the conditions of our journey and provides us the power to accomplish the mission for which we were born. This trecena (thirteen days) gives us the energy to search for realization in every situation and aspect of life. Today, number 1,
B’atz’ signifies unity; it is the energy that unites men and women. Number 13 stands for fulfillment and magic; it is a day for rewards and spirituality. This is the perfect day to share time with your partner, to enjoy and to be grateful for the blessings that you have
Tz’i’ represents the authorities of the material and spiritual world. Number 12 symbolizes the family, the group, and the association. Today the convergence of these energies may grant a solution to any problems or injustices that could be occurring in your family or community. Ask them for the truth to
Number 11 brings the energy of challenges and payments; it is the tests to transmute to knowledge. Toj is a day for offerings; it represents Father Sun and the Tojil ―Sacred Ceremonial Fire―. Today you can connect with your inner light through the energy of the Sun. Ask the Ajaw
Number 10 symbolizes the cosmic and telluric energies that enter our body through our fingers and toes. Q’anil is a good day for beginnings; it represents the seeds that we plant whether in projects, crops, business, travel, friendship, or love. Just as your present is the result of your past
Kej activates your kindness, intelligence and internal strength; it represents the energies of the four corners and the four elements, which are the forces and powers that fuel human destiny. Number 9 symbolizes compassion and love. Use the energies of this day to inspire those that surround you
Number 8 symbolizes the complete energies of the material world. Kame represents change; it allows us to put an end to those things that we are no longer benefiting from and to experience a new beginning, this Ch’umil helps us to harmonize the negative energies. This is a good day
Number 7 represents balance and harmony. Kan symbolizes equilibrium in life and energy. This is a special day for increasing physical strength, developing your inner fire, and evolving spiritually. Ask the energies of this day for a balanced energy and fortitude.
K’at represents the net, which, if not thrown correctly, can ensnare us in negative energies and problems. Number 6 could bring with it imbalances and conflicts. Today you need to be careful with everything you think, do or say so as not to create or fall into any entanglements.
Number 5 is the energy of action and the elevation of creation. Aq’ab’al symbolizes the dusk and dawn; it is a renewing force that allows you to let go and head in a new direction. Enjoy the energy of the Sunrise and the Sunset; let its power flow through your