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By Alexandra Bruce
The increased better half booklet to the number 1 documentary movie approximately 2012! The 2012 meme has developed past any debates concerning the relevance of the Maya lengthy count number calendar to the lives of latest people. 2012 is set us on planet Earth at the present. December 21, 2012: will the area rather switch eternally in this date, the top of a 5,125-year calendar final used over one thousand years in the past? definitely Hollywood would favor you to imagine so. certainly, a not-so-small has arisen round the date, hawking every thing from t-shirts to teleseminars. Clearing a direction among fable and truth, Alexandra Bruce surveys the complete 2012 panorama, asking questions comparable to: Is the Earth wasting its Mojo? How did 2012 come to intend "The finish of Time"? Did psychedelics facilitate the Maya "Cosmovision"? should still we fear approximately Earth Crustal Displacement? What the hell is "Planet X"? Uniquely among an enormous array of 2012 literature, this booklet gains interviews with the top experts—including Graham Hancock, John significant Jenkins, Daniel Pinchbeck and plenty of others—and insightful, distinctive research of the vast spectrum of opinion, debate, study and fantasy concerning the such a lot compelling "end occasions" prediction of the twenty first century.
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18 24 THE MAYA If Maya mythology is cross-referenced with scientific findings in archaeology, astronomy and geophysics, this could well lead to an interpretation that the 5,125-year epoch in Maya Long Count calendar is related to cataclysmic cycles on Earth. 19 Taurid meteor showers occur twice per year but the stream has a cycle of activity that peaks every 2,500 to 3,000 years, when there are larger impactors. 20 The Maya creation myth describes what happened the last time the b’ak’tun cycle ended—a Great Flood, which destroyed the last version of the human race.
At the end of the Maya creation mythology, the Hero Twins are successful in facilitating the demise of the Lords of Darkness, and then they resurrect their father, Hun-Hunahpú. When he’s resurrected he reappears into his Wholeness through the Rebirth Place in the sky, which is the Dark Rift in the Milky Way. ” —John Major Jenkins, On-Camera Interview in 2012: Science or Superstition 42 THE PRECESSION OF THE EQUINOXES & COSMIC INTERLOPERS Author Graham Hancock similarly believes the ancient Maya looked way into the future to our current epoch.
On August 11, 3114 BCE, the Sun crossed the zenith of the Maya skies and at the same time the Orion constellation was in a nadir passage, directly beneath the feet of the ancient Maya. THE NADIR PASSAGE “Orion was coincidently passing through the center of the Underworld, with one of its principal stars of Orion’s Belt as the marker of the center of the Underworld … [this] may explain one of these primordial axes and concepts of an axis being dedicated on that primordial date. The constellation of Orion does play an integral part in the creation mythology, as the center of the sky.
2012: Science or Superstition (The Definitive Guide to the Doomsday Phenomenon) by Alexandra Bruce