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The Trecena of Tzi: 13 Days of Authority

Today is 1 Tz'i. The next two weeks (or, technically, 13 days) will make up the trecena of T'zi. Learn more about how the Mayan calendar works here. According to the Mayan cosmovision, these are days for examining our concepts of and beliefs around law and authority (both material and spiritual); fidelity; vengeance; order, accuracy and… Continue reading The Trecena of Tzi: 13 Days of Authority

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The Trecena of K’at: 13 Days of Fertility & Freedom.

“The telling and hearing of stories is a bonding ritual that breaks through illusions of separateness and activates a deep sense of our collective interdependence.” ~ Annette Simmons We are living in the space between stories. The old story of separation no longer holds water. Many have woken up to the fact that The System… Continue reading The Trecena of K’at: 13 Days of Fertility & Freedom.

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The Trecena of Batz: 13 Days of Creative Expression & Insight

The Mayan solar day 1 B’atz’ is tomorrow, Tuesday, June 14. {For an explanation of how the Mayan calendar works, read the full post here.} From then until June 26, we are moving through the trecena ruled by B’atz’: the thread of life. Its animal totem is the monkey. These days are superb for expressing our creativity with lighthearted… Continue reading The Trecena of Batz: 13 Days of Creative Expression & Insight

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Know Your Nawal: Mayan Day Signs & Meanings.

For the past several months, I’ve been studying Mayan Cosmovision—specifically the sacred Mayan calendar with its system of 13 tones and 20 nawales (often spelled 'nahuales'), or day signs. I’ve had the pleasure of participating in three Mayan ceremonies within the past six months. These are traditional fire ceremonies in which a shaman opens a… Continue reading Know Your Nawal: Mayan Day Signs & Meanings.