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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Iq’ is the wind that brings with it inspiration, fills you with energy, and renews your spirit. Number 5 signifies liberty, charisma and magnetism; it stands for the love that comes into your life and flows from you. Free yourself from any bonds and let the winds of Iq’ carry
Imox represents the essence of our consciousness; it puts our mind in a receptive mode, increases our spiritual strength and provides us with the power to understand nature’s messages in order to plan our next steps in life. Number 4 projects stability, firmness and security. Pay attention to the signs
Number 3 stands for the results of your actions. Ajpu represents the hunter and the warrior; it brings material and spiritual certainty. Every decision you make in life opens a path of possibilities for you, the things and situations that are meant for you will come to your life.
The energy of this day projects strength in union. Kawoq represents the family and the community; it is a good day to ask for the common good. Number 2 alludes to duality and union. Join hands and hearts with others to work towards the wellbeing of your family, your community,
Within Tijax lies the strength of Mother Earth, which gives you the ability to manage any changes and complications that may come to your life. Number 1 contains great force and power. The energies of this day provide you with the necessary elements to achieve anything you want; number 1
No’j is the energy that governs the mind, knowledge and memory. Number 13 symbolizes the magic of being able to change and create. During this day you can turn knowledge and experience into wisdom and spiritual evolution, just remember that spiritual knowledge does not come only from the brain, it
Number 12 gives you the ability of acquiring new knowledge. Ajmaq represents the wisdom of the elders, it is the day of reconciliation with the Great Father; through its energy you can recognize you innermost essence, grow and bring your mind to a state of forgiveness and enlightenment. Meditate to
Tz’ikin represents the Eagle, which is free from the constraints of time and space, and has the power to mediate between the Great Father, Ajaw, and the human beings. However, today number 11 may bring some unbalance and trials to your life. Even if it feels that things are not
I´x possesses the shrewdness, strength and power of the Jaguar. Number 10 connects you to the Cosmic and Telluric energies. Use these energies to activate the force and qualities of the Jaguar inside you to help you face the challenges that will come to your life.
Aj represents the cane and the cornstalk which provide abundance and the knowledge of knowing how to grow by sharing. Number 9 projects love and compassion. Light a green candle to the Ajaw ―Great Father― to ask for the abundance of food for humanity, and elevate your prayers to ask