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21-12-12



The 21st day of the 12th month of the year 2012 marks the end of the mayan calendar. There has been so much dust risen about the mayans , about  their calendar, who they were? Their origin and most importantly their “prophecy” of the end. But before we go into the mayans in detail. Lets ask ourselves these questions: why so much noise about the end? Why are people so concerned about the end of the world? Why is there so much interest about this subject matter?
Well, the answer to these questions are needless. They are already known , so no use reiterating what is already a fact. But I must add one more question: why must there be an end? (Take a moment to think about this before you read on)




There must be an end because there is a beginning. As with all laws when applied, the law of beginning and ending must be fulfilled. In this time ruled  sphere everything that begins must of necessity end. The question now is when.
Now, who are the mayans ? where are they from? When did they exist? When did they cease to exist? What did they prophecy?  We shall answer these questions progressively.
Geography
The Maya civilization extended throughout the present-day southern Mexican states of Chiapas, Tabasco, and the Yucatán Peninsula states of Quintana Roo, Campeche and Yucatán. The Maya area also extended throughout the northern Central American region, including the present-day nations of Guatemala, Belize, northern El Salvador and western Honduras.

History
The first clearly Maya settlements were established around 1800 BC in the Soconusco region of the Pacific Coast. But the Maya calendar, which is based around the so-called Mesoamerican Long Count calendar, began on a date equivalent to 11 August 3114 BC.
The earliest recording of monumental inscriptions discovered was carbon dated to around AD 250 . During this period the Mayas numbered in the millions, they created a multitude of kingdoms and small empires, built monumental palaces and temples, engaged in grandiose ceremonies, and developed an elaborate hieroglyphic writing system. The social basis of this exuberant civilization was a large political and economic intersocietal network (world system) extending throughout the Maya region and beyond to the wider Mesoamerican world.
The most notable monuments are the stepped pyramids they built in their religious centers and the accompanying palaces of their rulers. The palace at Cancuén is the largest in the Maya area, though the site, interestingly, lacks pyramids. Other important archaeological remains include the carved stone slabs usually called stelae (the Maya called them tetun, or "tree-stones"), which depict rulers along with hieroglyphic texts describing their genealogy, military victories, and other accomplishments.

Collapse
Maya Collapse is one of the biggest mysteries in archaeology. What makes this development so intriguing is the combination of the cultural sophistication attained by the Maya before the collapse and the relative suddenness of the collapse itself.
The Maya centers of the southern lowlands went into decline during the 8th and 9th centuries and were abandoned shortly thereafter. This decline was coupled with a cessation of monumental inscriptions and large-scale architectural construction. No universally accepted theory explains this collapse.

Astronomy
The Maya were quite accomplished astronomers. Their primary interest, in contrast to "western" astronomers, were Zenial Passages when the Sun crossed over the Maya latitudes. On an annual basis the sun travels to its summer solstice point, or the latitude of 23-1/3 degrees north.
Most of the Maya cities were located south of this latitude, meaning that they could observe the sun directly overhead during the time that the sun was passing over their latitude. This happened twice a year, evenly spaced around the day of solstice.
The Maya could easily determine these dates, because at local noon, they cast no shadow. Zenial passage observations are possible only in the Tropics and were quite unknown to the Spanish conquistadors who descended upon the Yucatan peninsula in the 16th century. The Maya had a god to represented this position of the Sun called the Diving God.
The Maya believed the Earth was flat with four corners. Each corner represented a cardinal direction. Each direction had a color: east-red; north-white; west-black; south-yellow. Green was the center. At each corner, there was a jaguar of a different color that supported the sky. The jaguars were called bacabs. Mayans believed that four jaguars held up the sky.
The Maya portrayed the Ecliptic in their artwork as a Double-Headed Serpent. The ecliptic is the path of the sun in the sky which is marked by the constellations of fixed stars. Here the moon and the planets can be found because they are bound, like the Earth, to the sun.
The Mayan Calendar

The Maya used three different calendars. The first was the sacred calendar, or Tzolk'in, which lasted 260 days and then started over again, just as our 365-day calendar refreshes once it hits Dec. 31. This calendar was important for scheduling religious ceremonies.
The second calendar was the Haab', or secular calendar, which lasted 365 days but did not account for the extra quarter-day it takes the Earth to revolve around the sun. (The modern calendar accounts for this fraction by adding a day to February every four years, the reason we have leap years.) That means the calendar wandered a bit in relation to the seasons.
The final calendar was the Long Count Calendar — the recording method that has caused all of the doomsday brouhaha of 2012. On Dec. 21 (approximately), the calendar completes a major cycle, which has triggered doomsday fears and mystical rumors about the end of an age.

Doomsday or Not
Now before I share my views on the Long Count Maya calendar. I want to define what a calendar is. A calendar according to Merriam-Webster is “a system for fixing the beginning, length, and divisions of the civil year and arranging days and longer divisions of time (as weeks and months) in a definite order” . But in this context we are looking at a time span beyond a single year. The Long count calendar begins at 11 August 3114 BC, way before the mayans came on the scene. What began at 3114BC? There are many theories. Some link it with a historic eclipse, some say it was the beginning of the flood during noah’s days.  What actually happened on 3114BC isn’t so important. What is important is that it marked the beginning of something for a people. The creators of the calendar I believe were knowledgeable to a great extent. They had knowledge of astronomy from which they could device a calendar system similar to what is used today. Their calendar ended in what is interpreted to be 21st Dec 2012.
 For the fact that they were able to create a calendar that would extend into the future doesn’t imply that they foresaw the future. And for the fact that their calendar ends on 21st Dec 2012, doesn’t mean that they foresaw the end. I believe if the original maya were alive today, they would  have created another calendar to continue from 21st  Dec 2012.
Now the ultimate question most of you may now ask is, will the world end? To put it rightly, will the world end today?
 Yes! The world will surely end. Everything that is seen or will be seen here shall be destroyed utterly. It will end , but not as you think. The most common rumor is that a planet(Nibulus or Planet x) would enter into the earth’s axis and will trigger a catastrophic climate change that would lead to the destruction of all things. I fault this theory. I do believe that a comet would strike the earth at some point in the future. The scriptures speak about this star
 “And the third angel sounded, and there fell a great star from heaven, burning as it were a lamp, and it fell upon the third part of the rivers, and upon the fountains of waters;”(Rev 8:10)
Will the world end today? Definitely not! Why do I say so? The mayan calendar is an ignorant way to predict or understand the end. I dare say that all the theories about the end with regards to mayan prophecy shall cease after today. The mayans race had no revelation of the beginning not to talk of the end. Ignorant and naive people has wrongly interpreted what seemed to be a projection of mathematical calculations. It is like calculating the number of years it would take for a boy to become a man, just after discovering that 365days make a year and with no knowledge of how long it would take to become a man. What you do is project with a know figure. The mayans had to project with a figure that landed them at 21st Dec 2012. It is not possible to project till infinity.
If you want to know and understand the real doomsday I urge you to look at another race. Look and observe the jewish people and you shall understand when and how it will all end. They are the oldest original  race on the earth. They were and are to sense the custodians of  the Oracles, Revelations and knowledge of Reality. The jews are a sign worthy to be observed. A sign , not of the end but the beginning of  the end. I dare say to as many that read this piece, that the end shall surely not come this year, or the year after, even in 6 years.  The beginning of the end marks when the  Messiah Yeshua(Jesus the christ) returns. Firstly, he shall take away those that believe in him(This event shall occur before or immediately the peace treaty with Israel is signed) . The earth shall have one government after which there shall be 7yrs of tribulation on this earth. Then the Messiah Yeshua (Jesus the Christ) shall return again and establish his throne in Jerusalem. And there  shall be 1000yrs of peace. After which there shall be A new earth.
In summary, the total  annihilation of the earth shall occur after about 1007yrs after the return of Messiah yeshua(Jesus the Christ).  So rest assured, Doomsday is not today.
                                       Prince Xavier(21-12-12)

2 comments:

  1. well its the day after the end of the world and we all still here. I would agree that doomsday scenarios would be about the Jews.

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