Six days to go: The Mayan Calendar

Mayan Calendar Real McCoy

The Mayan Calendar

The ancient Mayan calendar ends in six days causing mixed reactions all over the world, as some believe it may mean the end of the world and civilization.

As the end of the ancient Mayan calendar just means that humanity is about to embark on a new era, thousands are now flocking in Mexico and Central America to celebrate and welcome the “End Of The World” predicted, as many believe, to happen on December 21.

Years ago, hieroglyphs of a “Doomsday” prophecy found at an ancient Mayan site in Tortuguero, Mexico have sparked fear in many and, since then, the “End of World” frenzy has made big money for those capitalizing on the predicted date of December 21, 2012.

While the Mayas never believed that the world would end one day, it is well engraved in most of the people, particularly in the Western world, that this will happen. The idea that the world will end soon is a very strong belief in Western cultures. Isn’t it written in the Bible?

The Mayans had a cyclical concept of time based on astrological observation, not an end of the world concept of time and were no strangers to the concept of “Galactic Alignment”.

Whatever the case may be, the date is almost here and …

JMD

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