As a stand alone prophecy, perhaps not. The Mayan calendar represented a cyclical time frame, beginning and ending with a precise sun/earth/galaxy configuration which repeats itself roughly every five thousand, two hundred and some years. What gives credence to the prophecy is the number of collaborating sources who, not aware of the Mayan Prophecy of 2012 or the Mayan long count calendar, note the same date as a day of great import in the history of this earth.
A few of these sources include:
1. The Inca, Hopi, and Pueblo Indians all believed that the earth will end on Winter Solstice, 2012, Not only the Aztec calendar, but also the ancient Cherokee calendar both mark the world's end time as December, 2012.
2. The I-Ching calendar, the ancient Chinese oracle-calendar, has correctly predicted several major world events, including both World Wars. Like the Mayan Prophecy of 2012, the I-Ching also predicts that the end of the world will come in 2012.
3. The ancient Egyptians also indicate their belief that the world will end in 2012 in the calendar stones of the Great Pyramid.
4. Modern astronomy has acknowledged that the conjuncture in the skies on Winter Solstice, 2012, allows the possibility of increased solar flare activity, coronal ejections, and massive radiation which could devastate the earth and it's population.
5. Bible Code 2012 has been found hidden in the pages of the Torah, forewarning the faithful of catastrophic events on earth in December of 2012.
All of these sources are in agreement with the time frame given by the Mayan Prophecy of 2012. As important to note, not a single prophecy or prediction currently known contradicts it. This is worth considering before dismissing the Mayan Prophecy of 2012 as nothing more than a hoax designed to titillate the public.
That so many divergent people and sources, most unknown to each other, claim that the world as we know it will end in less than 2 years and all pinpoint the same date as doomsday can not simply be coincidence. How will you prepare for a world altering event on December 21, 2012? Complete information on the Mayan Prophecy of 2012 and a free report with great tips for planning for survival can be found at Countdown to 2012.
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