The Time Step: In Honor of 8 Monkey/CHUEN

You should learn this for the next time around.

Happy Maya New Year, WAXAJQIB B’AATZ (8 B’atz)

 

8 Monkey/CHUEN (Cherokee, Raccoon/KVH’LI)

 

Galactic Tone 8:  Justice. Harmony and balance are the intent of Eights carefully weighs all evidence to reach a balance of justice. Eight is the power of organization demonstrated in the statement ‘as above, so below,’ from simplicity to infinity, the energy of eight organizes all levels of creation, some eights are ‘neat freaks.’

Monkey/CHUEN: Monkey is known to the Maya as the Weaver or Weaver of Time. Monkey takes ideas as threads of vines and weaves them into the fabric of our reality. New patterns or inventions are also woven into our lives by Monkey. Amiable, intelligent, generous and a jack of all trades, Monkey’s innocent curiosity leads to artistic expression and constructive solutions. Many Monkeys become highly respected merchants or speakers. They love performing practical jokes and crave attention, so much so that they may over-act or play the fool to get the spotlight. Monkeys have a short attention span and find it difficult to stay with anything long enough to master it.

Cherokee, Raccoon/KVH’LI: Star Symbol: Algol, a star in Perseus. Restless energy yearning for long-lost love. Algol was named DEMON STAR or MISCHIEVOUS ONE by the Ancients because it winks and fades at times. Raccoons are full of friendly mischief, eager to swap kisses for candy; magnetic leaders, full of humor and gaiety. Favorite food is corn, the mainstay of the Cherokee. Very artistic while being the “masked bandit” who steals your heart.

[Text in italics was the primary source of inspiration for my journal. These are the sources that started my journey and they are the reference for interpretation each day. By providing the original text, I hope to offer a way to see what inspired my thoughts and by including all the aspects – allow for something more to inspire you. Mayan descriptions are those written by Ian Lungold. Cherokee descriptions came from multiple sources. Links to sources and other resources of study are offered on the Daykeeper Resources Page. ~Debra]

2 thoughts on “The Time Step: In Honor of 8 Monkey/CHUEN

  1. Pingback: The Time Step: In Honor of 8 Monkey/CHUEN — Jaguar Spirit – Typography

  2. If you took the time to watch this “Time Step” video, I hope you had a laugh. I watched it all the way through and it was a laborious process. Plus, I realized the one I know is the Stomp Time Step. Once I sorta had it down. There’s some kind of mind/muscle memory to it that kicks in to a flow once you feel it. I do it better now sitting down. 🙂

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