Moving boldly forward with 1 Ben

The Mayan Calendar day-sign Ben On Wednesday 24 August 2022 at local sunset we move into the new thirteen day cycle of 1 Ben in the sacred Tzolkin Mayan Calendar . The Mayan day-sign Ben is the fresh green corn which symbolises youth and children's growth. Ben is associated with Hunahpu and Read more…

The Jaguar Cycle

On Friday 15th July 2022 at local sunset we enter the 13 day Jaguar cycle of 1 IX (pronounced 'ish' in Mayan). Ix, which means 'woman' in Mayan language, refers to the jaguar day-sign in the Tzolkin sacred Mayan Calendar. For the Maya the jaguar is the night sun traveling into the underworld, the Read more…

The 33 Vertebrae of the Tzolkin Mayan Calendar

On 22.02.2022 at local Sunset we enter the thirteen day cycle of 1 Chuen, at the half way point of the 260 days period of the Tzolkin Sacred Mayan Calendar. Chuen, the Monkey, is the Mayan sign related to time and the calendars, particularly the Tzolkin calendar with its 33 main components. As a Read more…

The Sacred Site of Palenque

As we enter the 13 day period of 1 EB/1 Road on 14th January 2022 at local Sunset in the Tzolkin Sacred Mayan Calendar, let's travel to the sacred site of Palenque. Palenque is one of the most beautiful Mayan sites in the heart of the lush Chiapas jungle, enjoying many refreshing natural springs Read more…

The Mayan Calendar continues into 2013

The crossing the Winter Solstice 2012 portal on 21st December ended a Creation Cycle in the Mayan Long Count and we have started a new grand cycle. In this way the Mayan Calendar continues to keep track of days with its system of interlocking wheels of various time lengths. The central hubs of '13 Read more…

Mayan Calendar : Wheels Within Wheels

To measure time accurately including periods of thousands and even millions of years the ancient Mayas used a series of several cycles or calendars like wheels within wheels. In the Long Count, the recent cycle of 13 Baktuns (about 5,125 years), led to the Winter Solstice end date of 21st December Read more…

How To Use the Mayan Calendar Decoder

*Click Here* for The Mayan Calendar Decoder Mayan Calendar Decoder How do you find your Traditional Mayan Calendar Birthday? In order to convert a birthday or another date into the Tzolkin Mayan Calendar, we designed and created our own ‘Decoder’ based on the traditional day count. This count has Read more…

KIN : Sun, Day and Time Itself

Kin in Yucatec Maya means Sun, Day and time itself. Indeed this is how the Maya kept track of time counting each single travel of the sun into the underworld at night and rising at dawn. Kin is found in the Mayan Calendar name Tzolkin, a Yucatec term, invented in the beginning of the 20th century Read more…

The Maya Codices

The Maya are the only pre-columbian civilisation of Mesoamerica to have developped a highly sophisticated hieroglyphic writing found on their monuments, stelae, various carvings, ceramics and codices. Their codices are colourful books made from the bark of a fig tree stripped in sheets coated with Read more…

*NEW* Mayan Astrology Book

I have the pleasure to announce the publishing of my new book with a Maya flavour, all in colour! This book enables you to discover your natal Mayan Sign and Number and to interpret your natal Mayan Astrology with the traditional day-count. It is also a practical guide to observe the rhythm of the Read more…

2012 is NOW! : Foreword

Introducing The Mayan Calendar & 2012 There has been a great surge of interest about the Mayan Calendar and 2012 so it was time to create a concise introductory guide. 2012 is NOW! focuses upon the living sacred Tzolkin calendar which is still used in astrology, divination and ceremonies by the Read more…