|Ian Xel Lungold - Transcript #1
About the Mayan calendars and the Mayan calendar system. The archaeologist and anthropologist which have studied the Mayan civilization have made huge break troughs in understanding the writing and the glyphs and the method of government of the Maya and they have made lots of assumptions about their calendars and calendar systems. It on the surface looks quite complicated and we have made new discoveries about the nature of the calendars that clarify all those mysteries that the archaeologists and anthropologist ran into.
There were about 18 calendars kept by the Maya. Most of those calendars were planetary cycle calendars, that is the orbital cycle of Mercury, Jupiter and Venus and Saturn and yes they had calendars for every planet. They didn't have telescopes but they knew the planets were there. We don't know how ? But they had these calendars. And there were within these 18 calendars there were 3 calendars that were very, very prominent to their civilization. One that is the most understood and talked about or studied by the archaeologists is called the HAAB calendar and that was the Earth calendar. It was a 365 day calendar and they made the ¼ day adjustments every 4 years. So they were running on a 365 and ¼ day calendar. The Haab or the civil calendar of the Maya was based on the agricultural cycles and it was basically a book keeping calendar. It was one for when you were to pay your tribute to the King and also in business dealings. It was just for book keeping.
Then their was a sacred calendar or scared calendar system which is actually 2 calendars working together. That is the Txolkin calendar and the Tun calendar of the Maya. The Txolkin calendar is one of personal astrological effects on a person and their lives. It was a day to day calendar. And it was used like the for the Maya. And then there was the Tun calendar which is the divine or prophetic calendar and it has to do with bigger scopes of creation or the cycles up and down of consciousness and civilization. So there was the individual calendar and the grander calendar.
The Tzolkin calendar is a 260 day calendar and it has a combination of energies and intensions which weave through the calendar. There are 13 different intentions and 20 different energies or aspects of creation. 13 x 20 = 260 so they weave back and forth presenting every day with an intention toward creation and a certain energy or aspect of change in the evolution of consciousness. So the Maya follow this calendar daily. Every single day they would know the intent of creation and the energy that was active. They also were very aware of their own personal energy and the day that they were born on the Tzolkin calendar stated the purpose of why they were here, their intention and the kind of energy they would use throughout their life to accomplish their goals was the same energy that existed on the day of their birth. It's sort of like a resonant frequency and if you agree with a frequency and you like it, it's called affinity your drawn to certain things and certain people and when all of reality, our conscious reality is vibrating with the same intention and the same energy you personally possess you were drawn into this physical reality. It's sort of like a round peg going into a round hole and everybody that was born on the same day that you were came in for the same purposes and intentions. In fact in the ancient Mayan civilizations, your first name was the name of the day which you were born on the Mayan calendar. So it was very, very central to their organization of their whole lives. We don't use a calendar like that (in our modern culture) we have special holidays, but to these guys every day was sacred.
Then there is the Tun calendar which is a 360 day calendar. Not 365
days. This calendar, as Dr. Carl Calleman has discovered describes the
grander, grander, scale of events and the circumstances which consciousness
has to work and create. In the 360 day period, there are 18 months of
20 days each. That is each run of the Tzolkin calendar, each complete
run of all the energies (20 Sun Signs) of the Mayan calendar, the aspects
of creation is one month on the Tun calendar. So that the Tzolkin calendar
and the Tun calendar work together and mesh like two gears. Each one
of the months has an intention and that intention matches up to the
numbers 1 - 13 . Now there is 18 months and 13 energies assigned to
each one of those months and then you jump down to the next one and
it's energy number 1 again (cycles) and starts running all the way to
13. So there is a constant weave of intention within the months of the
Tun calendar. There is quite a complete and very, very, full astrological
set up and I'm sure that a lot of ancient Maya
In the Tun calendar, these 360 day period stack up one on top of another, on top of another, on top of another and as a matter of fact the Mayan calendar goes back 16.4 billion years worth of these 360 day periods and as they run they unfold intentions on the part of creation toward higher and higher states of consciousness and the evolution of consciousness and we have mapped these out and that information is available in a book called "Solving the Greatest Mystery of our Time - The Mayan Calendar. "
All of the 3 calendars server different purposes, but they all work
together to form the Mayan cosmology. Their whole cosmology was around
the calendars and so the Haab
There is something which is very, very, individual about every person and that is their point of view. It's absolutely distinct from one person to the next to the next. Points of view are very, very, individual and points of view have access to more knowing than most people have been lead to believe or allowed to believe. There is a thing called intuition which is your connection a greater understanding of the universe. Intuition is instant knowing, its something which you just receive as a gift and sometimes it just shows up. Sometimes it shows up in times of great need. Intuition is a very, very, useful thing. In ancient times humanity survived on its intuition. That's how hunters and fishermen were successful. Women have always used intuition to protect the family. Intuition was very important up until the Spanish inquisition when it was made into a sin. Intuition is your personal connection to all of creation and the knowledge in creation and how to access that in our society is very difficult. It's either through extensive quite periods of meditation or sometimes in dire circumstances such as life or death when intuition shows up very big then. But how to do it on a daily basis, how to tap into that as a way of life is fairly difficult for most of us but we have found a solution, found a way to help people do that and it is the Mayan calendar.
The Mayan calendar system has been tracking the unfolding of all of creation since 16.4 billion years since the big bang. So it has been measuring the flow of consciousness. And what anyone pays attention to in their life, what they put their consciousness on, they become conscious of. When you pay attention you become conscious of that thing. So if there is a way to pay attention to the flow of creation then what you become aware of or conscious of is that flow, the flow of creation. The flow of creation is the source of all knowing and the source of your intuition. So by lining your consciousness with the flow of creation you receive directly intuition and that was always the purpose of the Mayan calendar. Never ever to measure time but to only orient a persons consciousness to the flow of creation thus opening the portal of their intuition so they can lead more calm and much more beneficial lives and I think that is what everybody wants ?
We are getting back to the nitty gritty here of where spirit meets
physicality and deals with it. We are wrestling with concepts now that
are going to open our consciousness
Many people think that the Maya went extinct and they didn't. There are over 8 million Maya currently living in Guatemala, Belize, Yucatan, Honduras, and central Mexico around Chiapas. The Mayan civilization lasted for around 3,000 years. Now America is just over 200 years old. So imagine America being 3,000 years old. There would be a lot that happened in America and there would be a lot of developments, a lot of ideas that would come and go, a lot of styles that would come and go over 3,000 years and this indeed happened to the Mayan people. Their whole style of writing, their whole style of believing changed over that 3,000 years and we are just now starting to appreciate how much the Mayan contributed to our current world understanding and our economy. You see the Maya were the people who invented corn, so your Corn Flakes in the morning are from the Maya, they also invented tomatoes, so your bacon lettuce and tomato sandwich or your ketchup came from the Maya. They were the ones who cultivated cocal that is the base of chocolate, so all of your chocolate fixes came from the Maya. There are ways of weaving that the Maya invented that we still use today. They invented the number zero, Yes I know the Arabs had zero as well, but the Maya were the people on this continent who discovered the number zero.
The Maya were very, very, scientific with a spiritual bent to it. Another
words they were being scientists on behalf of understanding spiritual
concepts or coming up with solutions
The Maya were a very sophisticated, very knowledgeable race of people. They were the only people on this continent to come up with a written language and mathematics. And their mathematics were more sophisticated than ours for example they counted to 20 instead of 10's. They were very facile with very big numbers huge numbers numbers that boggle our minds. One of their calendars by the way reaches back 16.4 billion years. They were working with very large numbers in their astrological projections and their mathematics. These guys were really dedicated scientists looking into the spiritual nature of life.
Ian Xel Lungold - Transcript # 3
Xikin-Cho is the architect and the Mayan resource for Xcaret. He is
a sculpter, and a carver and a researcher who is in charge of making
sure that Xcaret is accurate and accurately portrays the Mayan world
to the rest of the world who comes there to see it. When I was in Mexico
and Cancun, I was attempting to get Dr. Carl Calleman's book published
by Senior Cantana. I had sent the first draft of Carl's book to Senior
Cantana and he turned it over to Xikin-Cho. Xikin-Cho read the book
and then contacted me and we started having meetings. We became fast
friends. He took me to meet with the Mayan elders of the Yucatan. The
Mayan elders are trying to correct the spellings and mispronunciations
and the misnomers or misnaming of many things by the Spanish who came
in and changed the whole Mayan culture by changing their legends , most
of the Po Pol Vu books have been changed or altered by they Franciscan
monks. A lot of the traditions were lost, but those that can be gathered
back Xikin-Cho is working on doing that. So Xikin-Cho is a very active
person pursuing Mayan wisdom and that's why he is on our web page
the fact that he is a good guy !