Category Wayeb

Total Solar Eclipse on Spring Equinox and the 819-Day Cycle of the Mayan Calendar

The 819-day cycle of the Mayan Long Count calendar was used to point to an event 819 days before or after the event recorded on a Mayan stela or other stone carving such as the Temple of the Cross at Palenque and in the Dresden Codex, because the two events were connected in some fashion. […]

The New Year Bearer, 3 Snake

According to the Gran Wayeb system of certain Guatemalan Maya, the first day of the 365-day haab calendar of the current year was March 6, when 3 Snake became the Year Bearer. Snake ushers in a year of truth, justice and direct action. Look for sudden and unexpected moves on the international scene. Power struggles […]

The New Haab and New Year Bearer of 2015

The haab, or 365-day solar calendar of the Maya, begins anew on March 6, 2015, according to the Gran Wayeb system used by some Maya in Guatemala today. This means that tomorrow, March 1 commences the five-day wayeb, days for contemplation rather than action. The new Year Bearer will be 3 Snake. 2015 is the […]

March 6 is not only the first day of the new Haab,

according to the Gran Wayeb system, but the planet Jupiter  makes a direct station at the same time.  According to Western astrology, Jupiter is the  planet of beneficence and expansion, which has been accentuating family, foundational and structural matters since November. So stand by for an interesting Haab. The new Year Bearer, 2 Sun, assumes […]

Comet Encke´s close approach to the Sun on 1 Eagle, the Trecena Ruler

takes place today, on 1 Eagle (Tzi´kin). 1 Eagle became the new Year Bearer on March 6, 2013, and today is its first reoccurence. Each day sign (number + nahual) occurs 73 times during the Calendar Round of 18,980 days, indicating the completion of a sub-cycle within the 52-year Calendar Round. More Mayan Astrology. The […]

The Real Year Bearer of the Mayan Solar Calendar for 2013

Changing Year Bearers Since the days of Cortez, the Maya as well as Western scholars have known only four Year Bearers, which are the nahuales that ruled the first day of each solar year, or haab. Everyone has been recycle Earth, Wind, Road and Deer, because no one knew how and when to change to […]