Maurice M.Cotterell in The Mayan Chronicles (1995), co-authored with Adrian G.Gilbert, explored unconventional and alternative research into the effects of solar radiation and solar magnetic influences. Using Mayan mathematics and their complex calendar, Cotterell explored research carried out by a number of scholars on the cyclical activities of the sun and Earth and their correlation to known climatic and population changes in the recent ten thousand years. The last ice-age came to an end about 12000 years ago. Massive flooding (and the advent of the wet) resulted from the extraordinarily rapid melting of the vast glaciers and ice-caps. Ocean levels rose hundreds of feet within a few years. No doubt, the flood myths that every old culture retained were stimulated by these comparatively recent disasters. This period of change was not different to many others in the last two million years of the Pleistocene, but its effects were being imposed on a different kind of mankind. No wonder the last 35000 years have been the most eventful in our descent, if already anatomically modern mankind 167 had been bombarded by cosmic radiation. The mutations had not changed the skeletons and general anatomy of humans, but it had affected their brains. Inside their brains lurked a different kind of mind. Many speculations about these millennia could be sharpened into focus. Archaeologist Marion Popenoe Hatch excavated the Olmec site of La Venta, in the Tabasco province, at the beginning

2012 and the Mayan Calendar: Doomsday Approaches?

2012 and the Mayan Calendar: Doomsday Approaches?

To know the meaning behind the Mayan calendar and its connection to the year 2012, let’s start with some facts. The ancient Maya settlements were believed to have been established in 1800BC and they developed a sophisticated culture that included agriculture, astronomy and art.

According to their Long Count Calendar, each day was called a K’in and every 20 K’in is a Winal. Their counting system reaches the largest factor which is the b’ak’tun. Scholars have identified the first day of the long calendar as August 11, 3114 BCE and the very last in this 5,125 year cycle as December 21, 2012.

This is why people are worried that the world will end on this day. But does the end of the Mayan Calendar signify the end?

Some Mayan experts posit that the date is the start of a spiritual reawakening for humanity, that the beginning of the new age will renew the whole world. Meanwhile some think that December 2012 will bring about major natural catastrophes because of the “galactic alignment” that will happen during that period.

Even in religious texts there is reference to Judgement Day or the Day of the Resurrection. Christians believe that when Jesus Christ comes to the Earth again, it will mean the end of the world. While in Judaism, the Messiah will bring about Judgement. The Bible makes mention of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse who will bring Famine, War, Destruction and Death to the land. With all of that happening right now, it’s not hard to see why people thing the end is near.

It is not hard to dig through all the information online. Just one search on Google or Yahoo will bring thousands of sites to you. The hard thing is deciding which one is true and which one is just made up.

You have to be warned that there are a lot of people who are capitalizing on other people’s fear of the year 2012. Unscrupulous sites are selling a lot of bad misinformation and even t-shirts just to make money out of gullible folks. Remember to check your facts first and if it feels like a scam then it probably is a scam!

There is genuine concern about the coming year because of the Mayan calendar and its end, but that doesn’t mean that we should abandon reason and hope. Remember this prophecy swings both ways (meaning it could be the end but it could also mean a great new beginning) and no one knows what the real outcome will be until we’re there.

We’ve compiled a list of things we know for sure about December 2012 and we’re inviting you to learn more about it. Click here and you will receive a free video that reveals the truth about 2012. Don’t wait until it’s too late, 2012 is sooner than you think.

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The Mayan Calendar 2012 – Does Is Really Predict The End Of The World As We Know It?

The Mayan Calendar 2012 – Does Is Really Predict The End Of The World As We Know It?

Will the world end in December 2012? If you believe in the people who interpret the Mayan calendar as a prophecy, then the answer would be yes. There is just one thing that people need to know. The Mayan predictions do not actually say that the world will end in December 2012. What it says is that there will be a major transformation, a shift in the way things are on our planet. There are people who are saying that it is all metaphorical while there are some who are claiming that a literal change will happen to the earth. Something devastating, but very significant to man’s evolution. An end to the world as we know it. And the thought comes of will there be any survivors?

So what can we expect from in December 2012 if the Mayan calendar was talking about a literal shift? Everything that the movie 2012 depicted and more. There will be earthquakes brought about by volcanic eruptions and movement of the earth’s surface. There will be widespread tidal waves and tsunamis that will wipe out entire villages. There will be storms and hurricanes that are several times more powerful than Katrina. There will be death, destruction and chaos everywhere That is, if messages of the prophets of doom are true.

Why should we even give importance to the Mayans? What qualifies them to make such a prediction? If you must know, the Mayan civilization is one of the greatest that ever existed. They were great thinkers who made great discoveries about the nature of the earth and the universe. They were scientists and philosophers who loved knowledge and who sought the truth with passion. This is the reason why the Mayans and their accomplishments matter. And this is also the reason why some scholars believe that the Mayan predictions should not be ignored.

It is really hard to say whether there will be a major catastrophic event in December 2012. But as many people are saying, better safe and ready than sorry. We should always be prepared for disasters such as earthquakes, storms and flooding.

You must also make yourself informed about the Mayan calendar and the predictions of things that will happen on December 2012. There are many materials available on the subject and you should try to at least get your hands on some of them. Knowing what to expect is probably the best thing that you can do to prepare for the worst things that could happen two years from now. To find out what to expect and how to survive, click on this link:

The author write medical and psychological articles and works in the psychological field.

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Definitive Doomsday link to Mayan prophecy found during expedition to date some of the Stonehenge carvings using Carbon Dating. Some visible to the naked eye and some very worn, requiring laser scanning to enhance their images. The Mayan calander, the Sumerians, and Stonehenge, among others, all predict the End of Days, or Doomsday on December 21, 2021. They all date back to a specific point in time. Stonehenge has been dated back to having been built 3100 BC, The Mayan Calander has been dated back to 3100 BC, and the Sumerian written language has been dated as first appearing in the year 3100 BC. Now all three support the end on December 21, 2012 December 21, 2012 represents the date of the end of the original use of Stonehenge as a timing device. The exact date of the last Winter solstice that will reflect light into stonehenge. One more piece to the doomsday puzzle has been presented with scientific based evidence. Whether the world is doomed to come to an end or not, I do not have the answer, but one thing is for certain, something is going to happen. The Stonehenge connection to the Maya Civilization and Sumerians is too strong to ignore. Stonehenge is a sophisticated astronomical observatory, which can predict with pinpoint accuracy, the alignments of the stars as well as solar and lunar eclipses. The recent archeological findings of Sumerian numerals carved into the stones and Radio Carbon dated to 3100 BC are a definitive link to both the Sumerians as well as the

Why the Mayan calendar is significant in the 2012 mystery

Why the Mayan calendar is significant in the 2012 mystery

There is the 260-day ritual calendar called the Tzolk’in. The solar calendar is 365 days and is called the Haab. There is the Long Count of 5125.36 years. The date that concerns most of us today is the December 21, 2012 date – it is the last date provided by the Mayan calendar and is the last day of the Long Count. To many, it is alarming to see the end of a very detailed calendar – they ask whether the end of the calendar at 2012 means the end of the world in disaster of apocalyptic proportions. Think of the end of the world in the traditional volcano, earthquake, war, famine sense. The Mayans spoke of the global disaster brought up by sunspot flares that could reverse the geomagnetic polarity of the world on the 2012 date.

Our society is fragile – we depend on our electromagnetic instruments, on our infrastructure, on our cars. Even in the wake of hurricanes and tornadoes and volcanoes in the past, we feel secure on our Earth’s surface. But our world is overdue for any number of catastrophes – imagine all the possibilities. The Yellowstone caldera is rumbling and is overdue to blow, which can destroy an entire half of the United States and fill the atmosphere with ash and cause the equivalent of a nuclear winter. The geomagnetic polarity is overdue to switch – even if all that changes is electromagnetic direction, planes and boats and other instruments are calibrated for geomagnetic north. A geomagnetic reversal caused by a solar flare on 2012 could cause satellites and cellular phones to malfunction. It is also theorized that the reversal could cause the earth’s crust to experience upheaval, leading to record volcanic and earthquake activity, triggering tsunamis and already delicate volcanic tensions to release.

Considering how specific the Mayan calendar is, and how sophisticated in comparison to other calendars throughout human civilization, it is understandable why many people are panicking when they think of the rapidly approaching December 21, 2012, date. The 2012 date is not just the end of the three calendar cycles, it’s also the end of a longer 26000 year calendar – the end of everything as we know it. There is a possibility that the end of everything as we know it does not preclude the beginning of something knew after terrible birth pangs. The end of cycles was cause for celebration to the Mayan civilization, and humans and their ancestors have experienced the end of cycles before. While 2012 may seem like a year to fear, we should treat it with more wariness than panic. Instead of destruction, we may be able to experience creation for a new cycle, a new age after December 21, 2012.

Gordon Leon a Survivalist, Futurist & Author stumbled across the 2012 Planet X phenomenon in 2007 while researching abnormal weather patterns around the globe, after much investigation he found the majority of the indigenous people and ancient prophecies such as the Mayans, Hopi Indians, Nostradamus, the Bible, all reaching the same conclusion.
There will be significant earth and climate changes that will affect us all; what was most disturbing to Gordon was the fact that nobody had come up with a plausible solution to these problems, being an accomplished survivalist and futurist he decided to write an engaging two part book on how to survive the coming disasters of 2012.

To find out more information go to Gordon’s site and read the first part of his book at (not for the fainthearted)

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Mayan Calendar End Times 2012 – Is the End of the World Near?

Mayan Calendar End Times 2012 – Is the End of the World Near?

Although the Mayan calendar is thousands of years old, it is still important because of who wrote it. The Mayans were a highly intelligent civilization and they were known as excellent astronomers and mathematicians. The last day that was ever written on the Mayan calendar is known as a “day of great change”, this is a day where the world changes so much that we cannot even begin to understand what the future is going to hold for us.

Some people think that once December 21, 2012 comes and goes the world is going to enter into a new age where life as we know it will never be the same again. Whether or not this is a good or bad change is unknown at this time. The thing that most philosophers and scientists do agree on is the fact that there are way too many unknown factors to make a good prediction. The one thing that pretty much everyone agrees on is that the world is going to change and we need to be prepared for the future right now.

There are so many things that can change and go wrong we need to start preparing today so we will be ready. The Mayan calendar end times 2012 might be a reality in the near future and this could be a dark time for all mankind if we are not prepared for what is coming.

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We need to become familiar with that in surviving, we have to be prepared to take the necessary steps for our own survival. It is for the sake of our future and future generations. Find out how to survive Mayan Calendar End Times 2012 an more end of the world predictions.

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Great Ball Court (interior)

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It is the largest ball court in ancient Mesoamerica. It measures 166 by 68 meters (545 by 232 feet). The walls are 12 metres high, and in the center, high up on each of the long walls, are rings carved with intertwining serpents.
A mystery behind the ball court at Chichen-Itza is the Mayan prophecy that on Dec. 22, 2012, the great warrior serpent Kukulkán will rise from the ground beneath the playing field and end the world for good. Hmmm…

The Mayan Calendar Prophesy – 2012 – A Hoax or Reality?

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The Mayan Calendar Prophesy – 2012 – A Hoax or Reality?

You probably already know this. There is a lot of talk about the world ending on December 21, 2012.  Pop culture has focused on the Mayan Calendar. It ends on December 21, 2012.  Why do so many embrace that day as the end of the world? Is it mass humankind intuitiveness, a subconscious knowingness? Is it clever marketing? More bluntly, is the Mayan calendar prophesy, a hoax or reality?

Mayan Calendars

Did you know there were many Mayan calendars? The Mayans were an agrarian people.  Their world revolved around the seasons and the celestial bodies that governed those seasons. They had a solar calendar and a lunar calendar. They had a calendar that recorded the heavenly journey of Venus and various other calendars associated with their many gods.

Why did the Mayans prophesy the end of the world? Maybe they did not. No one can say that the Mayans intentionally made any such prophesy. Maybe their intention was simply to create calendars, calendars to mark and record their history and to meet their agricultural needs.

Three Calendars

The three most publicized Mayan calendars were the Tzolkin, the Haab, and the Long Calendar. By some calculations, the Mayan calendar is said to be more accurate than our modern day Gregorian calendar!

The Tzolkin calendar was the sacred or ceremonial calendar.  It consisted of 13 numbered days and 20 names.  It recorded a 260-day cycle.

The Haab calendar was the solar calendar. It consists of 18 months of 20 days each plus one month of 5 “nameless” days added to the cycle. It is a 365-day calendar. The Tzolkin and Haab combine to create the Calendar Round, which depicts a 52-year cycle.

The Long Calendar was a linear calendar. That is to say a calendar to count years. It was a linear calendar much like our modern day Gregorian and Julian calendars. The Mayans used it to go forward and backward in time. It is still in use today in some modern day Mayan villages. The Long Calendar spans a period of approximately 5125 years.

The End and the Mystery

I am sure that you are well aware that all calendars end at some point.  Our Gregorian calendars end every year at midnight on December 31st and start over again the following day.  Our calendars record a 365-day cycle.  We have a 10-year cycle we call a decade, a one hundred year cycle that we call a century.

The Mayans did the same thing.  The Long Calendar ends on December 21, 2012 and a new cycle begins. What makes this particular date so mysterious and foreboding? It is interesting and worth noting that there are a few things that coincide with this particular date.

The Hindus prophesy the end of the world, as we know it, and the beginning of a new world at about the same time. St. Malachy, the prophet, foretold the last Roman Catholic pope to be of the Benedictine Order. The current pope is Benedict XVI. One I Ching scholar has correlated that teaching to show an ending of our world around the same date. Scientists identify that year as a year of intense solar activity that could have dire consequences for our world. On that day our sun, the earth, and the center of the Milky Way, our galaxy, will be in alignment. December 21, 2012 is the winter solstice. Mayan scholars have translated inscriptions that imply the end.  Some scholars interpret the inscriptions to mean the end of the world.

Do these facts imply the end of the world? Only you can make that judgment. This short article does little justice to the subject. You owe it to yourself to become informed. Regardless of the prophesy’s validity, one should always keep an open mind and be prepared for any calamity.

Decide for yourself. Is 2012 hoax or reality?  Prepare for the possibilities.  Why not be prepared and arm yourself with knowledge?

Carlos Antonio Perez is a free-lance writer. He has studied the merging of science and the metaphysical for over forty years. Learn more about this intriguing subject at
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Mayan Calendar And 2012: 7 Myths And Why It’s A Non-Event, Despite What The Exploiters Say

Mayan Calendar And 2012: 7 Myths And Why It’s A Non-Event, Despite What The Exploiters Say


Remember “Y2K”? Consider the noise surrounding 2012 and the Mayan calendar to be similar.

The alarmists and poetic New Age opportunists who promote their tall tales while tugging at your heart strings with “heart-centered” communications will move on to other things in 2013.

Yet another correction in the financial markets will probably take place in 2012, along with extreme weather conditions around the globe and other calamities, but none of it will be any more out of the ordinary than any other year over the past several thousand. Even if E.T.s landed on the White House lawn in 2012, it wouldn’t have anything to do with the Mayan calendar.

Do yourself a favor and refuse to accept feel-good prose mixed with half-truths and outright myth as fact. Escapism and Hollywood-esque science fiction isn’t “spiritual,” it’s just a means for profit for the New Age snake-oil salespeople while taking you on a ride to nowhere.

We highly recommend fact-checking everything in films/books centered on 2012 and the Mayan calendar. Stories of catastrophe and doom sell and there’s a huge market for such misinformation.

The Mayan calendar is a perpetual calendar, it had to end/start over again at some point, and it isn’t the most accurate calendar when you compare it to others throughout history.

December 21, 2012 is merely the first day of the Mayan calendar 13th “b’ak’tun” (144,000 day cycle), and when a new 5,125.37 year (1,872,000 days) cycle begins. Just as we begin our modern calendar (which is a more accurate time keeping system than the Mayan calendar: on January 1st, the longest cycle in the Mayan calendar starts anew every 5125.37 years.

7 Myths surrounding 2012 and the Mayan calendar:

1. The New Age 2012 authorities speak of “transcending many of the worst prophecies already…” (and if you buy their next book and attend their seminars, you can transcend the others too).

2. The “future of humanity” is not at stake and there is no “critical crossroads, evolutionary jump and shift in consciousness, and radical transformation,” in connection with the Mayan calendar and 2012.

Humans have always been spiritually progressing for eons, and everyone’s evolution is unique and transpires at various rates. For some, the year 2012 may be a very important year, for others not at all. And that goes also for the years leading up to and following 2012.

Additionally, as humanity moves beyond each decade, century, and millennium as reflected in our modern calendar, there always have been and always will be adjustments and shifts of varying degrees (e.g., year 999 to 1000 AD): they are gradual, and represent different things to everyone depending on their unique personal charts.

3. The Mayan calendar (Tzolkin) has not predicted “…every eclipse (and other astrological phenomenon),” as some 2012 exploiters claim.

4. There is no “galactic alignment, occurring for the first time in 26,000 years.” At this time, Earth is approximately 30,000 light years from the center of the Milky Way Galaxy. Also, viewed  from Earth, the Sun will only appear to be in the center of the Milky Way, and this “alignment” happens every winter solstice (yawn).

5. Your “spiritual parameters” aren’t dissolving at this time (leading up to Dec. 2012) to allow you to “create the reality you want…” That’s just another false-hope-for-profit scheme.

6. “Everything” is not leading up to 2012 and things are not “coming to a head.” The magnetic fields aren’t weakening, the Sun has not “already lost its poles,” and the Earth’s poles aren’t melting any more than at any other time in recorded history.

7. The Mayans said nothing about disaster and doom, financial or otherwise in relation to 2012. The recent financial crisis has nothing to do with the Mayan calendar and 2012–it’s an extremely tenuous link.

Prediction is all about pattern recognition. In order to establish a reliable pattern you have to note every time there is a significant, regular juncture in the cycle. In this case, the Mayan calendar, it’s every 144,000 days (394.3 yrs. in our modern calendar), or every 5,125.37 years for the longest Mayan calendar cycle.

However, you must look at multiple cycles/indicators (Scott relies on over 500 in his systems of analysis) to get  reasonable accuracy rates, in particular how the universal cycles relate to you personally (personal cycles).

At the start of each 144,000 day/394.3 yr. Mayan cycle, you’ll find these years in our modern calendar (besides 2012), going back in time: 1618; 1224; 830; 435; 41, etc.

Notice that none of those years coincide with any of the most significant financial crises in recorded history, as outlined below?

*Tulip craze/collapse of mid 1600s

*South Sea Company craze/collapse early 1700s

*Railway mania bubble in mid 1800s

*Stock market crash of 1929

* crash of 2000-2001

*Mortgage/credit crisis 2008/2009

(The Great Railroad Bubble is one of history’s worst financial collapses: Speculators in Britain spent more than 25% of GDP, the equivalent of Trillion today.)

It could very well be that we’ll see another financial markets/credit collapse in the near future (e.g., 2016/2017); everything is cyclical, including boom to bust financial cycles, and they have nothing to do with the Mayan calendar.

The 2012 story-tellers who exploit an impressionable audience’s thirst for escapism should be seen for what they are: myth propagators and profiteers.

We believe that end of the world scenarios and Mayan “prophesy” that promises ruin and transformation for all of humanity are 100% entertainment. It’s deplorable that so much New Age content is full of fabrications and falsehoods. It’s just an opiate for the uninformed and adds to the colossal body of evidence that exposes the bulk of the New Age industry as a racket.

“…(the interpretation of 2012 as a doomsday or ‘cosmic-shift’ event is) a complete fabrication and a chance for a lot of people to cash in.” Sandra Noble, executive director of the Mesoamerican research organization

“There is no serious scholar who puts any stock in the idea that the Maya said anything meaningful about 2012.” David Stuart, director of the Mesoamerica Center at the University of Texas at Austin 

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Scott Petullo and Stephen Petullo are identical twin intuitive consultants and have been exploring metaphysics since the early 1980s. They are experts in prediction, fate, karma, love life, and past life regression, and offer priceless insight to help you get more of what you want in life. Get their free report: 13 Spiritual and New Age Myths and 11 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Psychic.

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A brief history of End of the World Predictions

Should you be worried about the “end of the world” which is supposed to happen at the end of the Mayan Calendar in December 2012? If you were born before 2000 you have already survived an “end of the world” scenario.

The human race has survived quite a few of these events and the world is still turning. The prophecies of the world ending are as old as time itself. It is understandable that people believed these prophecies in ancient times when their understanding of how the world works was negligable. But have we moved on from those ancient beliefs? Even though we know so much more about science now it seems that a lot people still believe in these ancient prophets. One of the early belief was that the world would end in 1000 AD and legend has it the Pope Sylvester ll feared the coming of the new millennium would bring the end of the world. But as we know now – that didn´t happen.

Nor did it happen in 1881 which was a date predicted by Mother Shipton. Following that, 1991 was supposed to see the end of the world, which we survived again. Then 2000 caused a lot of hysteria with people believing that all computers would stop working, planes would fall from the sky and civilisation as we know it would cease to exist.

So it doesn´t bode well for the December 22, 2012 prediction. If we survived all those other “end of the world” scanarios aren´t we surly going to survive the end of the Mayan Calendar? And on December 23, 2012 we will all be looking forward to April 13th 2036 when the Apophis Asteroid, on it´s second pass by earth, will supposedly come crashing into our planet, causing the End of The World.