Kej is the deer. Let's observe him with his four legs. This day is
the symbol of the bearers of the four directions. Kej is the four pillars of
the Sky and the Earth. This day is ordering us, compelling us to carry out good
actions, to do "good".
The persons born on a day Kej have great responsibilities
with their people, their community ; the responsibility of behaving well, of
acting well, of acting analysing well everything, of being a good father or
a good mother, of being a good teacher and of giving good teachings, of knowing
to act with rightness. They have to know to give holy offerings to the Ajaw
(Heart of the Earth, Heart of the Sky).
When the invaders arrived with their
horses, the indigenes gave them the name of deer, which was then used as a horse
for his strength.
Yucatan : Manik'
Color : Black
It means the deer, strength, authority, four cardinal points
nawal of the sacred stick ; nawal of the human being and of the family.
It symbolizes the day of the human being
as main authority and guide of the village and community. It means the strength
and the power which bears the destiny of humanity. It represents the four supports,
the four pillars and the four cardinal points which were created from a start
to carry with strength and energy, the Earth, the Moon and the Stars.
is one of the bearers of the World. Let's refer to the 4 strengths of Mother
Nature ; the elements which nourish life: the Sun, the Earth, the Air, the Water
the 4 Balams.
It is the sign in charge of the woods, forests and of Mother Nature
of the balance between human beings and Mother Earth ; it is solidity and stability.
It is all kinds of beings of four legs.
It is the service with humility,
the vision of what is coming ; it is a highly positive sign.
is an appropriate day to carry out ceremonies of initiation to become Ajq'ij
The ceremonies which are celebrated are to ask for strength,
to ask for gestation, healing and protection of people.
- Wajxaqib' Kej (8
Kej), is the day of the commemoration of the dead people ; it is the day to thank
our ancestors for all that we have inherited from them, for the possessions
and especially for our spirituality. It is as well the day of commemoration
of the ceremonies which have been carried out from the beginning of the world
by our first ancestors, since nowadays.
Kej constitutes one of the four Bearers of the Year,
Bearers of Time.
The person born on a day
Kej was conceived on a day Kawoq and his/her destiny will be ruled by the day
Tz'ikin. They can become Ajq'ij, depending on the guide consulted and on the
number which accompanies his/her day.
Their major virtue is the art ; they are
great seekers of truth, good advisers. They possess a very developed intuition,
which can serve them to avoid many problems in their life. They know very well
how to dissimulate their character. They should know how to balance the theory
and the practice in order to reach balance and harmony in their life. They are
protected by the four elements ; they might fall, but they get up every time.
health is good ; they are very strong and they can stand almost everything.
However, if they harm with their power, they will become weak and get ill.
Strong persons in body and in spirit ; agile, responsible
and intelligent persons, with a strong power of convincing, sure of themselves,
good advisers and persons who show solidarity.
are easily angry, exigent, stubborn, vicious ; they have a tendency to take
advantage of situations and people ; they are impulsive, manipulative ; in external
appearance, they are quiet and inside, they are very compulsive persons. They
can cause evil through their thoughts.
The person born on a day Kej is conceived on a day Kawoq and his/her destiny
is ruled by a day Tz'ikin.
The persons born under that sign have to pay attention
to the harmony, the art, the beauty, otherwise with difficulty they will find
happiness. For their evolution, they need to be in contact with Mother Nature.
The energy of their conception, Kawoq, brings them opportunities
and abundance if they know how to conserve it, how to have it evolve
and not waste it. They need the protection and the security of their
The energy of the Imox, on their right side, orientates
their life towards the art and towards seek for beauty and harmony
and it makes them more flexible in life. This sign makes them do
unusual things. They can easily develop their intuition.
The Aj, on their left side, gives them good luck and fortune
it brings them lots of opportunities, contacts and relationships
abroad and with foreign people ; it is in foreign countries that
they will find spiritual development. They will be recognised as
The energy of their destiny, Tz'ikin, is the strength
which gives them true luck, fortune and protection ; and which will
make them distinguish themselves all through their life.
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Q'anil is the day of the seed. It is the semen of the human being,
of the animal, of the ones that live in the rivers, in the lakes and seas ; of
the ones who fly ; it is the semen of all the animals. Q'anil is the seed of
That day is sacred, and on that day, we can ask for the life of our
children ; for them to be good, healthy, intelligent and obedient ; for them to
be humble under the Ajaw (Heart of the Sky, Heart of the Earth) ; for them to
be the good seed of the future.
Q'anil is a very special day for the pregnant
women or the women who are thinking about pregnancy. On that day, we ask for
the one to be born, to be a female or a male ; not to suffer any physical or mental problem.
Yucatan : Lamat
Color : Yellow
Seed, food, sowings, germination, life, creation, love
It is the symbol of the regeneration
of the Earth, of the rebirth after the death, the exact same way as the growth
of the sacred corn. It represents vitality, fertility of human beings, animals
and plants. It is the day associated with plants and all the live beings which
It is the divine semen, the cosmic seed planted on this planet.
It symbolizes the four colours of the corn (yellow, red, black and white).
is the fertility of human beings, plants and animals.
ceremonies which are celebrated on the day Q'anil are carried out to thank all
that Mother Nature brings to us : plants, life, rain, our food. It is an appropriate
day to thank for the sowings and the harvests ; to ask for children, animals
to evolve in harmony ; also, it is a good day to overcome the difficulties that
poverty causes. It is as well an appropriate day to reconquer or take back something
that is believed lost, a lost love ; it is a day of understanding. It is the
day of good beginning.
- On the day Wajxaqib' Q'anil (8 Q'anil), day of the
blessing, we can ask for good sowing, good harvest, as well for animals not
to harm or damage our growings. It is an appropriate day to ask for our shyness
to get away ; it is the day of the pregnant woman ; the day to ask for the renewal,
rebirth of sterile lands.
- The day Kab'lajuj Q'anil (12 Q'anil) is a good
day to offer and ask from all our heart to the Creator and Builder for the well
being in life.
person born on a day Q'anil was conceived on a day Ajpu and his/her destiny
will be ruled by a day Ajmaq. They are great farmers and cultivators of Mother
Earth ; they can be Ajwaja, requesters of the food, the rain, the flower of life,
the blow of life on the Earth.
The Q'anil is a cyclic sign ; its energy gives
them a life full of changes. All that they start will generate success ; slow,
but safe. They need to transmit their love and tenderness. They have spiritual
strength within themselves.
Their major challenge is believing in themselves.
They bear the information of life.
are lucky, fortunate, hard-working, patient, intuitive, emotional, harmonious,
good advisers and administrators ; they are creative and easily they adapt to
their environment ; they are good defenders of other people.
Selfish, overproud - They are sick, pathological ; they suffer from several
types of weaknesses, and a weak energy.
The person born on a day Q'anil is conceived on a day Ajpu and his/her destiny
is ruled by Ajmaq. They look for peace and harmony. All that they start will
be successful, slowly but surely.
The Ajpu on their conception gives them power ; a gift
for service and help to others. They will overcome the challenges
and obstacles on their way, and step by step, they will reach trust
and confidence in themselves.
The Iq', on their right side, makes them dreamers and
of easy understanding ; they are sensitive and have a good imagination.
They are very influenced by the moon.
On their left side, they are influenced by the energy of the
I'x which brings them dignity and responsibility in all that
they carry out ; also, it brings them the strength to end up with
what is inconvenient to them. Their work will be recognised. They
have to solve their own problems and have their own needs satisfied,
before helping others.
The energy of their destiny, Ajmaq is the one which the most
influences in their future ; it generates changes in their life
and gives to their life a direction towards spirituality. Ajmaq
is "curiosity" and this energy impulses them to exploring unknown
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Toj means paying. It is a special day to pay ; what do we pay ? We pay
for all that we have, for what we are ; for all that the Ajaw (Heart of the Sky,
Heart of the Earth) has given to us. How do we pay ? We pay with a ceremony.
Also that day is used to ask for being well paid for our work ; it is only if
we are well paid that we can provide our family with what it needs and maintain
Toj is the sacred fire. Toj is to thank, to reconcile ourselves with ourselves
and others under the Ajaw (Heart of the Sky, Heart of the Earth) ; also, it is
a day to heal our pains and sufferings. It is as well a day to obtain what we
need and to thank for life and all that it has given to us. If we feel we are
failing, we have to understand we are responsible for our failures as our failures
result from our lack of knowing how to look for and then find the thread or
path of our destiny.
Yucatan : Muluk
Color : Red
Illness, pain, offering to Mother Nature (to pay her back
for our lacks of respect to her), pain, strength, energy, light
It symbolizes the suffering that is generated
by the sin. It is the appropriated day to give offerings ; also for the invocation
to the Creator and Builder, to thank the Creation for all that surrounds us.
Toj is the payment and the balance of justice, love, communication, reunion.
It is a warm sign and as well magnetic and sensitive. It is the day of payment
to the Creation, to Mother Earth, to the Universe and to all the elements ; that
day, we pay for the benefits and challenges presented in our life by the energy.
Toj means as well Tojil, when the Balam gave their offerings towards the rising
Sun, to thank the new dawn, the new beginning ; it is the sacred ceremonial fire.
is a day to thank and ask, through the offering, for the well application of
justice ; to protect the life of persons easily subject to accidental deaths
to be in communication with the Creator and Builder. That day, we offer for
the prevention of illnesses, difficulties and for the liberation from any negative
energy. We ask to pay for our past lives and for no obstacle to be put on our
person born on a day Toj was conceived on a day Imox and his/her destiny will
be ruled by a day No'j. They lead an intense life and full of emotions. They
are considered good spiritual guides, good defenders and mediators. They bring
spiritual strength and light to the shelters, families and villages. They can
become Ajq'ij (spiritual guides) or give well their offerings, according to
the advice given by the spiritual guide. The bearers of this sign are gifted
and they have lots of energy that they have to know how to orientate and canalize.
They have to pay for pending things ; for past lives which left them a negative
The illness can be generated
by substances introduced in the body, by the influence of negative energies.
To enjoy good
health, they have to give offerings to the Creator and Builder every 20 days.
They are strong, respectful,
creative, intelligent, dynamic, sincere, analytical, brave, imaginative, and
balanced ; they show solidarity.
are vicious, easily angry, aggressive, possessive, and mentally unstable.
The person born on a day Toj is conceived on a day Imox and his/her destiny
is ruled by a day No'j.
The bearers of this sign are given a special power
to develop their internal strength ; they have to use this power for positive
purposes and not orientate and waste it in negative things.
The energy of their conception, Imox, brings them a good
dose of sensitivity and excentricity ; it developps their intuition
and revelations through their dreams. It gives them as well a good
relation with water.
The Aq'ab'al, on their right side, will make them look
physically younger than their real age and it will as well give
them a vanguard and futurist vision. They will be given lots of
opportunities all through their life.
The Tz'ikin, on their left side, gives them an extra energy
which will make them appear restless and very powerful. They will
enjoy a good social position and good fortune.
The energy of their destiny, No'j (knowledge and wisdom)
will make their life a marvellous and dignified experience.
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Tz'i' is the day of authority. It is the material and spiritual authority.
Us, all the beings who live on the face of the Earth, we are ruled by two laws
the Divine Law and the Natural Law.
We are living under those rules of obedience,
fraternity and respect of the authorities, masters, ancestors, elderly people,
and our parents. The Tz'i' is the authority and the symbol of authority is the
Stick of power. Our duty is to be obedient and not rebel. We can't disrespect
the right of our brothers and sisters, the right of our ancestors and less the
Yucatan : Ok
Color : White
Dog, game, friendship, authority, faithfulness, day of
Tz'i' is the law, the authority, the justice, the faithfulness and the order.
It is the protector of the material and spiritual law ; it represents the order
and the accuracy. It is the interpretation of the known and unknown.
the sign of the law and the authority, on an Earth plan as well as on a cosmic
plan ; it is the justice and it is the day which brings the truth to light.
are the first parents who gave us those laws, based on the harmony of Mother
Those authorities find their energy in natural places like the altars
ceremonies which are carried out on a day Tz'i' are for the negative forces
not to triumph, and for the authority to get mysticism, vision and understanding
for a good application of the justice ; to beg for pardon for the evil thoughts
and the wrong use of the resources coming from Mother Nature. Tz'i' is a day
to ask for solutions to legal problems and for the divine intervention to obtain
solutions to any kind of issue ; to be in spiritual and material balance.
kablajuj Tz'i' (12 Tz'i'), day of work of the midwife.
person born on a day Tz'i' was conceived on a day Iq' and his/her destiny will
be ruled by a day Tijax. They possess the virtue of intervening in favour of
people, of correcting the mistakes, of undoing the knots in which people can
be trapped, of healing from the pains and from the evil. They are meant to become
Ajq'ij. As representative of the Creation on the Earth, they have to make justice
be applied and respected. Their biggest handicap is their pride.
are emotionally unstable, confused and unsecured. Their illness is generated
by their insecurity and their sexual behaviour. The addictions are the worst
enemies of their life and they can lead them to the tomb/grave. Their sanity can
only result of a persistent fight to find their essence and become themselves
and cut with all the vicious circles of their life.
Friendly, respected, balanced, brave, courageous, just,
fair, lawyer and judge ; faithful, pleasant, just, strong, delicate, agile,
strategic, resistant ; romantic, sensitive, sensible, idealist.
They are vicious, ambitious, easily getting into making
enemies, manipulative. They want to apply their own law and impose it to others.
They need advice and protection from the Ajq'ij.
The person born on a day Tz'i' is conceived on a day Iq' and his/her destiny
is ruled by Tijax. They bring benefits and prosperity to the whole community.
are lucky in love, although they can easily change their relationships.
The energy of their conception, Iq', gives them lots of
imagination ; sometimes they don't make the difference between their
imagination and the reality. They have to orientate this quality
towards the art. The Moon has a strong influence on them.
The K'at (the web), on their right side, brings them knots
and problems. They have to learn not to rule other people's lives,
and this way the web will help them get what they want.
The Ajmaq, on their left side, makes them come closer
to spirituality and it develops their vision, intuition and gives
them divine skilled and gifts. It attracts them prestige and good
position on a social plan, as well as on an economical plan.
The energy of their destiny, Tijax, helps them withdraw
all that can cause them pain or all that represents a shadow on
their way. It gives them the power of cutting the negative energies.
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