Sacred Day Count of the Maya.
were made from corn.
The calendar is made up of 260 days using
13 numbers and 20 nawales or "day signs".
13 because there are 13 major joints in the body.
Ankles, knees, hips, shoulders, elbows, wrists, and the neck is
20, because there are 20 fingers and toes.
13 x 20 = 260.
260 days is 9 moons and is the gestation period of a human child.
The day signs are more significant than the numbers.
meanings of the 13 numbers are listed here in their simplest
1 - The first energy. Initializing and the first gear. Complete.
Recognition of choices. Duality.
Vibration and communication.
Middle of 13. Crest of wave.
Highest Male Authority. Infinity.
Highest Female Authority. 9 levels of creation.
Transmutation of knowledge.
Awareness of complete picture.
Ascension. Rules all other numbers.
20 Sacred Day Signs. Descriptions as they apply to people born
on the day and the energy of the day.
day is B'atz'. Monkey.
Thread. First day men and women are born. Life begins. Day of
To intialize with one thread. Family from Creator over Earth.
There are different faces between 1-13 years of age and 13-adulthood or old
B'atz' are humble, good listeners, and correctors.
Good observers. Arts and Business connections. Relationships.
Conception is B'atz' and there is a reincarnation connection from birth.
Heart of the Heavens and Heart of the Earth. Ask for life , love,
Ask for money. Ask to bring Balance to family. Man, Woman and Children.
is the start of the Mayan 260 day New Year.
parts: veins, arteries, capillaries, nervous system, arthritis.
from: Cresent moon, full moon, (nature and the moon bring balance).
The men are especially good
spiritual guides and can develop in all forms of spirituality. Female B'atz'
are good mid-wives.
Energy from Love, happiness and family. Doctors or medicine people.
Correctors, knows too much, nervous, excess.
Although they are mostly correct, this can be annoying.
day is E'. Path.
of the Road to destiny. Life Path. Roadrunner. Messengers.
When the hawk flys low across your path, danger ahead, Wait 20 minutes, then
proceed with caution.
Good day for finding the path.
Good business people, material wealth. Spiritual people that share the spirituality.
Good day for deep meditation.
Finding the path. Ask for protection while traveling. Ask to
not to have nervous trouble.
parts: Soles of feet, teeth, nervous system. Roadrunners heal
from: Mountains, rivers, recharge in cold places.
Strong, nervous, shyness.
day is Aj. Reed.
Reeds that grow in water. Staff of Power. Reed people are Governors
They can bring communities to nations. The Mayan prophecy involving the certain
cane or reed
that does not flower; "When the plant blossoms with a flower, earth changes
They have a personal commitment to creator. They see clearly.
Some have jobs as teachers, clairvoyants, or teaching mid-wives.
They may have clairvoyance or telepathy.They may also have sacred knowledge
of sex and birth control.
Reed energy is organizational energy right from creator.
We need agriculture. Ask for no pests on the food plants. Find
balance and ask that life is not so hard.
Plants, roots and mineral water in ceremony on this day will heal.
from: Beach, warm forest. Reed cures communal problems.
unorganized, disorderly, have failures.
day is Ix. Jaguar.
of Earth. Day of Woman.
They work with water and plants and see the problems of people. They may see
in the darkness.
Jaguar energy is the feminine aspect of the universal understanding of nature
in her complexity.
Jaguars were the first mid-wives.
Ask for the life of the Woman and the life of the Earth. Ask
for well being of the animals.
parts: Muscles and nerves.
from: Ceremonial centers, forest, and pyramids. Sees problems
of people and solves them.
They have energy to solve problems.
short temper, lose path, sensitive, clash with certain people.
day is Tz'ikin. Eagle.
messages to Creator.
Day of spiritual and material wealth. Eagle people have good vision. They are
This day brings good business people and good healers. Also they may be good
poets, painters, or sculptors.
Eagles are joyful and promote good communication.
Invisible forces help them.
Ask for wisdom to promote spiritual and material wealth. To keep
money. Ask for the
business to do well while maintaining the balance of spiritual and material.
from: Mountains, oceans, and places with lots of birds. Eagle
can collect fog in a bucket or
catch the very first drops of rain to make eye drops for healing the eyes.
passionate, abundance of lust leading to adultery
day is Ajmak. Condor.
to get in peace with Creator. To recognize our mistakes and offer
We must ask for forgiveness and forgive others to move forward with peace.
It is good to be in the company of Condor people when doing ceremony with ancestors.
The strong silent type. Friendly but quiet and reserved.
Ask to be in peace with the ancestors, parents and grandparents.
Give thanks for life.
To be at peace with Creator. Offer apologies and ask for forgiveness.
from: Caves, creeks, and beach. On this day, sexual restraint
brings extra energy for the spirit.
bad habits, accepts lovers too easily
day is No'j. Woodpecker.
of the brain. Also a flower. Intelligence, Wisdom. Clear-mindedness.
Creator has given Wisdom people certain wisdom to help others. Cure with wisdom
They may clairvoyantly sense other peoples problems. They have energy in the
Spiritual doctors.Some are well developed doctors by birth.
They may be able to read the clouds and the body.
Day to bless the plants. Use the ancestral medicine to make herbal
medicine in capsules, pills
or salves. Aromatherapy.
parts: Brain, pineal gland, headaches.
from: Tropical forest, cold forest, low clouds. Energy to heal
No'j people can cure incureable or serious illnesses.
too much knowledge that may not transmute to wisdom. knowledge
used in wrong way.
day is Tijax. The Flint.
color of black. Obsidian, or small owl. Health and Illness polarity.
Two clouds crash and produce energy through lightening.
Doctors and medicine people. Special day for curing spiritual or material illnesses.
Flint people must help others or they may develop illness in themselves. Must
Share and Help Others !
This is a day to pay attention to dreams. Flint is the protector of the balance
between positive and negative.
See future, heal humanity, sends away negative problems.
Solves problems in others and can send away negative energies
This day may bring dreams that announce death. Pediatricians or Obstetricians.
Heal in different ways.
Can even heal over the phone. Can sense friend or foe immediately. Strength
and good workers.
Ask to overcome obstacles or failures. To maintain balance between
parts: Teeth, nails, tongue.
from: Take advantage of energy from water falls, caves or big
storms. Recharge in rain with Lightening.
touchy, clashes with certain people, sensitive.
day is Kawoq. Turtle.
The sacred positive expression of words, prayers, and mantra. Persuasion in
water, voice and verb.
In nature, Kawoq survives rains and floods.
Related to B'atz'. They are artistic and like music and paint.
This is a cleaning day. Good day for smudging the home or purifying the environment
with cedar. Purification.
Ceremony: Give thanks for healing gifts and gain additional energy for whatever
Purify the home to remove negativity and bring harmony with balance.
Ask for harmony, joy and happiness for families.
parts: heart, nervous system
from: Pine trees and Coniferous trees. Kawoq people can take
water from creeks and streams and ask
Creator to make it medicinal. They are a calming influence that removes negativity
disorderly, fear of gossip or being subjected to it, talk too
day is Ajpu. The Sun.
of Life. Lords of Time or Lords of the Sun.
East is where the Sun is born. A new being is conceived. Ajpu rejects all negative
Strong workers, spiritual healers and intelligent artists. Defender of people.
Ajpu has 2 guardians. Human energy from the rays of sunlight.
Give thanks for the light and the energy of the sun. Ask for
the good balance of justice.
parts: Chest, lungs and eyes.
from: Recharge from sun at sunrise and sunset 9-10 am, beach,
People from this day can be effective on unusual illnesses.
Full moon in this sign is good medicine for possesion or bad negative energies.
overly judgemental, excess energy can lead to military leanings,
day is Imox. Water.
of Life. Sometimes symbolized by the Alligator. Problems in families
when the mind has lost control.
Wealth and well being of Water will enrich economy. Keep water clean.
Great spiritual guides. Specialty to remove all kinds of problems.
Sacred breast milk.
In the spring Give thanks for the water, grains and the essence
of Life. Pray for rain for grains.
Ask for the health of the water and the children. Ask for the balance of Life
and emotions. October and
November, again, give thanks for the rain.
parts: Blood, glands and genitals.
from: Lakes, rivers, streams and fog. Get water from a fresh
spring in the morning and add herbs
to help make medicine. Potential hypnotists.
is a sacred day. Great spiritual guides born here.
Also it is a good well finding day. They can recognize a shadow and find the
Special day for ceremony for water supply.
indecisive, homebodies, anger easily when emotionally unbalanced,
if not healing,
can fall into alcoholism.
day is Iq'. The Air.
Creator above. Essential cosmic energy. Ask for protection from windy storms.
Wind people have a connection with the ancestors.
Breath of Life. Like Water, Wind is an original primal force of great energy.
We need air.
Spirtual guides born on Air have a mission to give life and work with people
removing negative energies.
Essence of Life. Channel sex for growth.
To remove or prevent negative energies from home or family. Ask
to not have illnesses in plants ,
animals, or people. Ceremony for ancestors. Ask for protection from windy storms
and contagious illnesses.
Remove negativity. Iq' is a good day for fertility ceremony.
parts: Respiratory system, throat.
from: mountains, hills, cure ills anywhere high up or where there
disorderly, angry or short tempered, opinionated
day is Aq'ab'al. House.
of 12 hours of day and 12 hours of night.
Energy coming to the house. Birth of a new being or way of being.
Love, Happiness. Good spiritual guides. Aq'ab'al can do ceremony to fix marriage
and add harmony to the home.
They are youthful, and have ability to heal high blood pressure, heart disease,
as well as facilitate easy childbirth.
Aq'ab'al is strong against negative energies. Good marriage counselors.
Guarding to keep away negative energies. Ask for and welcome
the essence of the
Supreme being in the home.
parts: Stomach, Heart. Stomach good when heart is good.
from: Advantage by going to caverns or caves early am or dusk.
Also gain energy from valleys
where sunrise can be seen.
grab too much, over-ambitiousness can lead to stealing.
day is K'at. Lizard.
symbolized by Fire or Salamander. This is Energy produced by
the sacred fire.
K'at has energy to give to others. Heat from the sun. K'at has the ability
to deal with occult or unseen
problems such as possession. People born on K'at can excercise demons.
They can solve very delicate problems as they have crystal minds. They can
see clearly, offer willingly,
and with sincerity. They are good spiritual guides who have energy in the blood
to give others.
They also are specialists with broken bones.
is a special day that is good for bringing or praying for good
students or disciples.
Ceremony to bless plants used in medicine for kidney ailments.
parts: Ribs, Kidneys
from: Ocean, thick forest, places with lots of animals.
can be too strong because of hot blood, can correct problems,
but may be short tempered
day is Kan. Serpent.
Law of Creator. 2 energies in Human Life. Feathered Serpent.
We must ask Creator to receive anything. Kan has many important qualities,
they can give success in anything.
Just as rain falls and evaporates, the sun rays come down and go back reflectively.
Kan has ability to have wealth both spiritually and materially. They are good
spiritual guides, healers,
judges, lawyers, and governors. Always happy, dynamic, creative with material
wealth, wise and strong.
They have a special connection to ask for a person to be listened to by Creator.
Ask authorization for projects and give thanks for energy from
parts: veins, nervous system. If this person has health problems
it could be due to not
following the Spiritual Law of the Creator. They must do this.
from: beach, mountains, at night from the stars.
nervous, touchy, impulsive, jealous, overambitious.
day is Kame. Death.
symbolized by the Great Horned Owl. Kame cuts life. Ruler of
death or transformation.
If incarnating for a specific mission, they will go straight to death when
the mission is done.
They can visualize cataclysms, foretell time, and communicate with spirits
Kame people are messengers to humanity. Very developed clairvoyants. They are
both good and bad.
The Good people have, good energy, and great wisdom.
People of Kame can help people cross over into death.
Ask for protection from death or accidents, or ask to not have
touchy, violent, stubborn, insistent on doing things they are
not necessarily cut out for.
day is Kej. Deer.
4 directions, 4 corners of the universe, and the 4 elements.
Kej people have to be spiritual guides. They elected to be spiritual guides
They can also be astrologers, diplomats or prefer to occupy key positions.
Kej is astute, intelligent and quick like a deer to solve problems.
for the 4 directions.
8/Kej is a sacred day for all spiritual guides. It is the best day for spiritual
parts: can have pain in the arms and legs
from: At sunrise, connect with the 4 directions at mountains
too strong, grab and forceful, touchy, may like things "right
now, their way".
day is Q'anil. Seed.
is the Ying and Yang and the sperm. Life of nature, procreation.
Female Q'anil people like to have lots of babies and are midwives by nature.
Good spiritual guides.
Ask for seed germination, good life, and to protect the ecosystem.
Live in harmony with nature.
Q'anil is a special day to bless all kinds of seeds. Also to
ask for children using the energies of corn.
Use 4 colors of maize crushed and make a drink to assist with fertility. For
difficult cases, have
the man bring a female dog and the female bring a male dog to a strong altar.
Use a hummingbird with this spell
to promote fertility.
parts: genitals, ovaries, ovum, semen
from: forest, lakes, and highlands.
proud, loud, no budget
day is Toj. Fire.
itself. The Sacred Fire. Sometimes symbolized by the Puma or
Similar to K'at. Spiritual guides can speak with fire, we can send and receive
Should make ceremony every 20 days. Permission from divine law is necessary.
Payment for the fire.
Toj has a special connection with Creator.
To bring spiritual guides, bring balance to life, smooth operation,
light and harmony to the home.
Contribute with others.
parts: ears, hearing,
from: fire, earth, different mushrooms, beach, and high rocks.
overambitious, too strong
day is T'zi'. Dog.
of the Mountains. Wolf of the Mountains. Earth. Mother Nature.
Spiritual Law and Material Law. This means that life is governed by law.
A good day for peace and a good day for justice. Seven capital sins.
Great spiritual guides. Special energy to communicate directly with Creator.
T'zi' people can correct all problems or influences using any technique.
They are good judges, lawyers, and are correct applicators of Law.
They are dynamic, friendly, just, and strong.
parts: brain, instinct or intuition.
from: mountains, beach, walk in nature
authoratative, short tempered, strong energies.