July 25th is celebrated as a Day Out of Time on the Thirteen Moon calendar. The essence of this day is a beautiful one that I love to celebrate.
A brief background:
The Thirteen Moon calendar is presented as a conscious radical alternative to our modern Gregorian calendar. The philosophy behind it is to renew and revision our world beginning with taking back our time - by changing the calendar to "r
Both the Thirteen Moon and Mayan calendars were created with the purpose of orienting consciousness to the larger flow of divine creation. The intention of these calendars is to remind people of the true essence of time and to guide it's use to create heaven on Earth. Heaven is attained by flowing with creation. Rather than time passing by, they flow in it. They have a whole different presence with and concept of time; they live it as art and participate in divine creation. This is made possible by aligning with and being centered in the following: time, place, personal intent, and the divine calendar.
The Gregorian calendar that we've followed for the past 500 years is based on the solar year. The Thirteen Moon calendar is a modern application of the ancient Mayan calendar. It considers galactic timing cycles, the cycles of the moon, and the Sirius cycle as well as the solar year in it's formulas.
Although it originates from the Mayan calendar, it is much different. The difference in calculation is slight, however the result changes the spiritual signature of the day greatly. The original Mayan calendar which is still followed by the National Mayan Council Elders of Guatemala today is more closely tied to the exact natural cycles of the moon and the feminine cycle. The calculations and histories of these and many other calendars is fascinating, but way too much to go into here (maybe in a future article...).
What is the Day Out of Time?
The Thirteen Moon calendar is a standard calculation of 13 periods of 28 days. This counts for 364 days. The 365th day (to tie into the solar year) is a day between years and is celebrated as a day of no time, or Day Out of Time. This day falls every year on July 25th.
What's It All About?
The Day Out of Time is seen a zero day or a day between years. People take a day out of their usual doings and gather in ceremonies around the world. Time is celebrated as art. Peace is celebrated through culture. The peace flag is flown to remind us that “Where there is peace there is culture, where there is culture there is peace.”
Debts are forgiven and balances are cleared. Renewal is brought in for the upcoming year. Love and timelessness are the celebrated vibration of the day. I love that! :)