Every international spiritual community has their own astrology signs that correspond to their calendars. The Mayans are not exception and have 19 zodiac signs. Unlike the western Astrology calendar that has 12 signs that overlap into each calendar month, the Mayan astrological signs can have 2 signs that overlap in one month. For the month of February, there are two Mayan astrological signs, Yax and Zac. Before you come to the Mayan Riviera, check your Mayan astrological sign and see what this indigenous community has outlined for your birthday!
Some interesting facts about Mayan Astrology
The Mayans start the day at 3 am, not 12 am. Check your time of birth as you could actually fall on the day before or after your recorded Western date of birth.
The symbolism and explanations used for each Mayan astrological sign is based on their culture. Agriculture, weather, four directions; south, east, west and north, animals and emotions.
Mayan astrology is based on the Haab Mayan calendar, one of three of the Mayan calendars. The three Mayan calendars are the Long Count, the Tzolkin (divine calendar), and the Haab (civil calendar). Of these, only the Haab has a direct relationship to the length of the year.
Yax January 22 to February 10
YAX – Green Storm, Venus, Two Flower – Those born in the Yax sign have an affinity for those born in the Yaxk’in sign. Venus is your ruling planet and by nature you are gentle and loving. Tap into your peace-keeping abilities to bring harmony to those around you. It is a great gift to be a peace-keeper in these times and you can do much good in the world. You are an enlightened person with a very clear mind. The stresses of daily life do not bother you in the same way they do others. You are a practical person. Your cardinal direction is the South.
Sac February 11 to March 2
Sac- White Storm, Frog, Frog Constellation, Three Flower – Those born in the Sac sign have an affinity for the day hours. Early morning is a power time for you. Make sure to allow time for reflection in the early hours of the day because great wisdom can come to you during this time. Your cardinal direction is the north. The frog is a power animal for you. The meaning of frog is their adaptability and comfort with change. Frogs can make a quick and effortless jump from one stage of consciousness to the next. Embrace the changes that come into your life. You are a superior problem solver. You hate unfinished business, regardless of what it is.Your power is in change.
Why are Mayan Astrology Signs Important?
On your next vacation you can use this information to learn more about the Mayan culture, the Mayan people and enhance your vacation with this information. The symbolism used in these astrology signs that correspond with your birthday will add value to your tour through the Tulum ruins, the Coba ruins and the artwork seen all over the town of Tulum. AN insight into your Mayan astrological sign will bring insight into this unique culture that has quietly but effectively transformed international understandings of astronomy, building practices, rituals and parts of Mexico that you may be familiar with or will soon be familiar with.
During this transformational time in 2012, paying attention to what the Mayans have said for centuries may bring to clarity to the imbalance we are facing globally, financially, culturally, politically and spiritually. All the answers to 2012 are not here, but this may open up some interesting questions, reveal some answers, bring clarity or acceptance to the year we call 2012.
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