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Today in the Mexica Tonalpohualli, also known as the Aztec Calendar




13-day period


20-day period


solar year

* If you were born between 12am and before sunrise (Central Time), use the previous Gregorian day because days in the Azteca/Mexica calendar start at sunrise.

(Correlation: Ruben Ochoa)

The significance of this day

13 Tecpatl is a good day sign. 10 Cuauhtli bore and favored this day and made it good, so that they fell together as favorable day signs. For so was it said the different day signs in the tenth place were always a favorable time. He who was then born was very well regarded. They said that there were three more day signs until the series in which he was born ended; three more days to arrange one?s life and favorable aspects of one?s life. (Florentine Codex, Dibble and Anderson, bks 4-5, page 39)


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