Self-Esteem Sampler
Ian Xel Lungold Decodes Mayan Calendar of Destiny!
By Kay Walburger



“This is your ‘Lucky Day!’...” enthusiastically exclaims Ian Xel Lungold. “According to the Tzolkin and Tun calendars, Mayan and Toltec civilizations celebrated each and every day of the year as sacred. Your Personal Destiny was forecast by the day you were born. Every baby born was given a first name that proclaimed their personal destiny as revealed in the Mayan Calendar of Consciousness and Creation. All family, friends, and community were supportive of your living your own unique purpose.

“Ian, it’s hard to imagine how it would be for our society and our families and teachers if we were allowed to be our ‘authentic self-esteeming self’ living our life focused on our own unique destiny. I personally had to fight so hard to be me. My parents want-ed me to fulfill their dreams and images of who I should be. I was called ‘hard-headed’ and ‘rebellious’ for not doing as I was told to Be, Act, and Do! How wonderful it would be if everyone supported each other as they lived their passions and self-expression with understanding and approval,” I reminisced with Ian.

Ian explains “My own destiny lead me to the revelations of the Mayan Culture as revealed in the Tzolkin and Tun calendars. Unbeknownst to me, I was setting out on an amazing adventure that would lead me to the edges of the cosmos!

“I was an artisan, craftsperson and silversmith creating historical and antique reproductions of machinery, costumes, miniatures, etc. for dioramas in museums and private collectors. At that time I was dabbling in fine jewelry silver-smithing and my desire was to create a different kind of jewelry. It was my aspiration to make images of some indigenous culture’s artistic symbols. I had already completed a series based on Egyptian and Celtic cultures.

“I began to read about the Mayan Calendar as I was searching for characters and symbols that represented their ideas, feelings, and wisdom. I became fascinated about their astrological symbols which could be made into jewelry, so I started making the sacred symbols with my own hands.

“I felt indigenous icons of wisdom or emblems, representations of sacred Mayan icons, would create a new market for my artwear,” Ian continued.

“The problem was that after I made all the symbols by hand, I discovered there was no easy way to convert the Gregorian Calendar we use into the Mayan Calendar Astrology. That was a big step for a time, and then I got a flash of intuition which helped me create the ‘Codex’ for the conversion process. The data presented in it is what the Maya want the rest of the world to learn about the calendar’s daily meanings. I am proud of the work we have all done to bring this to all of you, but the application of this tool is what is most important.

“After that I studied and researched deeper into the meanings of the days with the Maya themselves, and that created the text about the symbols. Each step of my research drew me deeper and deeper into the mystic mysteries of the philosophy that created this amazing knowledge. My adventure was unfolding before me, and taking me into more research that my destiny has called me to share with the world at this time when humanity needs inspiration and hope!

The Mayan Calendar in Daily Life
“Any calendar is a civilization’s agreement of what time it is. The absolute center of any civilization’s ‘consciousness’ is its calendar. Everything that happens in a civilization (starting with your personal birthday) happens on its calendar. All business, production, shipping, billing, graduations, meetings or evaluations of performance are done according to the calendar. The Gregorian Calendar, currently our civilization’s calendar, is based on the physical phenomena of our planet going around the star called Sol every 365.25 days.

“It is a physical phenomenon and the basis of our concept of time. Time is seen by our civilization as the measured motion of mass and energy through space. This means the ‘consciousness’ of our civilization is centered on the physical evidence of this planet orbiting our sun. The ‘consciousness’ of our civilization being fixed on physical evidence results in a materialistic outlook on reality. Things without physical evidence are not seen as real to such a civilization. The Maya had quite a different consideration about “Time” than we currently have in our society. A big clue to this is that their calendar system is made up of 2 different calendar rounds of 360 and 260 days. These calendar rounds were the Tun and Tzolkin respectively. These two cycles run like meshed gears.

NOTE: “Neither of these cycles are tied to any observable astronomical orbits. The Maya were very aware of the solar cycle and kept careful track of it with their Civil Calendar called the Haab. The Haab was a 365.25 day calendar used by the Maya for bookkeeping and tax collection. In an agrarian society, tribute can be paid most effectively when the crops come in.”

“Aside from that, the Maya totally ignored the solar cycle as the center of their consciousness! All Mayan calendar dates, including personal birthdays, dedications and most sacred ceremonial events were measured in 360 day periods called Tuns. (pronounced “tunes”) All dates “carved in stone” throughout the Mayan and Toltec world are Tun dates (360 day cycles) not solar cycle dates of 365.25 days.

“The whole of the Mayan and Toltec civilizations celebrated each and every day of the Tzolkin and Tun calendars as sacred. We have special days designated as sacred holidays, Christmas and Easter for example. Look at how the sacredness of those days has been eroded by our civilization’s consciousness being fixed on physical rather than anything non-physical. There is one supreme law in this Universe “What you pay attention to, is what you become conscious of.”  What we pay attention to as the very center of our civilization’s consciousness is physical “STUFF.” So a “good” Christmas has become a lot of “STUFF” being bought and sold and little else.”

What were these wonderful Maya people, so brilliant in math and astronomy, centering their civilization consciousness on with their calendar? That has been the unanswered enig-ma of the Maya. Unfolding that enigma will be the subject of a series on the Mayan calendar. Dr. Carl Johan Calleman and Ian Lungold have discovered and are disseminating new facts that show the Maya were keeping track of the Flow, Rate and Intent of Creation itself or the evolution of consciousness throughout Creation.

“Peace of Mind” comes only when a person is “centered.” “Centeredness” occurs when a person is certain. “Certainty” comes from the recognition of patterns. (Check all of your own experiences for reference.) With-in this formula we see the importance of the Mayan daily calendar. Being aware of the patterns of all of Creation is certainly one of the paths to greater “Peace of Mind.” How can you be “sure” this Mayan information is true or not? Only by applying it for yourself to get your own “Certainty.”

Why the Mayan Calendar?
“Why should anyone be interested in the Mayan calendar? We don’t need another calendar, do we?  Maybe, yes. We have all been seriously slighted on information about the grand civilizations that arose in Central America. The information we have gotten about the Mayan or Aztec civilizations was, to varying degrees, twisted to suit the messenger, not the truth. Not a new story is it? Those cultures left us, as clues carved in stone and grown over in the jungles, a new and very important story.

“Our culture, as opposed to indigenous cultures, is cut off from our natural surroundings and to the “Natural Cycles” of life. One could say we are fixated, or even addicted to convenience and glitz. Probably less than 5% of the people you know could tell you what phase the moon is in. Why not? They are not paying attention. What are they paying attention to?

“If you want to have a good relationship, say with your mother, you have to pay attention to her. If you talk to your garden and love the plants they will grow bigger and better. Quantum physicists have now proven that all of our reality is set up on the principle of “as above, so below.”  Repeating patterns of creation form microscopic to galactic.

“Which then says; “What is good for your garden and your mother is good for Mother Earth.”  So how do you pay attention to a whole planet? By watching the timing of natural cycles. By just noticing the natural cycles, you are paying reverence to those cycles. Some would call this “counting your blessings” as indeed these are our blessings.

“Our mental disconnection from these underlying timing patterns of our evolvement as the human race has caused an increasing unbalance of emotion. We exhibit this with crime, pollution and wars, Mother Earth’s upset is expressed with “weird weather,” earthquakes and volcanoes.” All simply because... WE AREN’T PAYING ATTENTION ANY MORE!  If we seriously want to heal our relationship with Mother Earth, as more and more of us do... We must spend some “quality time” paying attention to these natural cycles. Doing things like, watching a moon rise, sitting through a sunset, or finding North, South, East and West from where you are now, these are natural cycles. Not too tough, is it?

“The Mayan sacred calendar, The Tzolkin, describes the timing of every cycle we can detect. From an electron’s frequency of orbit around its nucleus, to the musical scale, to our own 26,000 year orbit known as the procession of equinoxes, this calendar system does it all. This marvelous ancient invention actually weaves the binary and the fibernaci sequences together. These two number sequences have been shown to be the base patterns for all of biology and chemistry.

The Mayan sacred calendar blends these frequencies into a ratio of 13:20. Our physical existence on this planet is tied directly to the ratio of 13:20. There are 13 cycles of the moon in one year. The human reproduction cycle follows this moon cycle. 13 is the number of major joints in your body. You have 20 fingers and toes. There are 20 different amino acids that make up the codons of your DNA. 13 x 20 = 260. There are 260 days in the Tzolkin calendar. 260 days are 9 months, the gestation period of the human being. Your own study of the Mayan calendar would unfold many more examples then we have the time or space to mention here.

“Suffice it to say, these Maya guys “got somethin goin on” with their calendar. By simply following the days on the Mayan calendar, you become entrained or synchronized, with the natural cycles timed by this calendar. Thus your time becomes more natural and less mechanical. No sweat, no strain, just a flow of attention on what day it is. You will start to notice more and more of these cycles. Sort of like all those “red Volkswagens” you are now going to notice on the road just because we brought up the subject.

“The Mayan calendar was left here for us to use. It is a tool, to gently and naturally recalibrate our mindset for the changes we all feel must come if life is to continue on this planet.”

For a Mayan Calendar/Conversion Codex or information, contact Ian Xel Lungold by e-mail at:   or see 

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