6 Deer/MANIK – Path of Beauty, Grace, and Power


6 Deer/MANIK (Cherokee, Deer/Ahwu’sdi)

6 Deer/MANIK

6 Deer/MANIK

Galactic Tone 6: Six is responsiveness and the art of negotiation. It is the movement of volume through space that creates time. This energy in action is like the art of dance or a great athlete in motion. Six facilitates dynamic developments in all aspects of life.

Deer/MANIK (Hand): Deer are spirit tools. Silence itself is a spiritual experience for Deer. For Deer life is a pilgrimage. Deer are dominant persons who defend the people and will make sacrifices for others. The spirit of Deer upholds the pillars of the four directions. With the power inherent in the number four, Deer pushes away bad influences or negative energies. Skill and quality of work are very important to Deer. They are presented with tools for every task in life and it is with these that they are able to rise above limitations. Deer has a habit of keeping every tool it has ever used. This leads to clutter and indecision, loss and procrastination. When confronted with promises not kept, Deer becomes stubborn, manipulative and evasive.

Cherokee, Deer/Ahwu’sdi: Symbolized by Constellation Galagina, the Stag, known as Taurus, the Bull. It does not include the Pleiades and Hyades clusters which in Cherokee are viewed as separate. To feed, gatherers of food and supplies, they enjoy rituals, ceremonials, feasts, the souls of hospitality, sociability. Freedom versus security issues often inspire leadership and unique solutions.  Combined with artistic and inspiring energies in harmony with lunar cycles, they nourish the clans. Totem-Deer:  A priest or shaman, a powerful person in general, to overwhelm an individual with one’s personal power, divination; inclined to become a teacher, healer, guru, civic leader, or politician.  Ability to create harmonic resonance.

See the 13-Day Trecena Guide if you’re following along with the trecena.

Daykeeper’s Journal:

Path of Beauty, Grace, and Power

The trecena of Wind/IK is guiding us on the journey of chaos that precedes personal changes and every new creation. At Tone 6, we are establishing our new sense of balance. Deer/MANIK is a highly spiritual day with energy likened to the powerful stag. Deer brings the Spirit Tools to help us move through life with beauty, grace and power.

Deer lifts us up beyond our own limitations. Living life as a pilgrimage, Deer/MANIK has mastered the art of movement. Upholding the pillars of the 4 directions, Deer is capable to guide us in any direction.

Deer teaches us to wait in patient silence so we will know when to move and when to stand still. As Deer, we are empowered to sense the unseen so that we can move swiftly beyond any danger. As Deer, we may leap with joy and unbounded freedom when we see a way is clear. As Deer, we are established as a Spirit Guide for others, embodying the Love and Silent Power of the Divine Spirit.

To all my relations, may we be blessed by the Spirit Tools of Deer/MANIK who never stays in one place, but is forever on a journey. May we learn to face life’s challenges with the silent confidence, knowing we reside under the protection and care of the Divine Spirit who meets our every need. May our walk be a path of beauty that lights a way for others to follow.

In lak’ech, I am another you

Jaguar Woman, 9 Eagle/MEN

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