History Channel International aired a documentary on the Mayan calendar this evening. The world as we know it is going to end for mankind on December 21, 2012, according to the premium cable channel.
Rather than view time in a straight line, the Mayan’s understood time in cycles. With mankind’s most thorough understanding of the heavens, the extinct civilization understood thousands of years ago that the day of reckoning with God occurs four days before Christmas, almost five years from now.
The day corresponds with the rare moment in time when our star, the sun lines up perfectly with the center of the Milky Way galaxy. The moment happens only once in a blue moon– every five thousand years or so. We move face to face with that big ball of matter, stars, black holes and other material that make up the eye of the hurricane we spin within.
What most viewers like me may have misunderstood prior to watching this wonderful show, regarding the Mayan’s 2012 prophecy of doom is this–
They had an impeccable obsession with astrology. They truly understood the cycle of time. Mayans knew that time never ends– it goes on and on – like eternity, repeating itself, over and over.
It’s not a line with the end but rather a constant repetition of greed and cleansing, woven like a string of yarn into a ball. Every so often the ball becomes unwound by the nature of eternity before in can be rolled back up again.
The History Channel has gone beyond the psychic clairvoyants that Larry King had on his show this evening. They showed us the real meat and potatoes of the future in almost prophetic form with cold cutting facts relating to how the Mayan Calender clearly pinpoints specific dates in a three-dimensional time line. Days like September 11, 2001 stick out like knots. These events were written in the stars, long, long ago.
Scientists are still trying to understand the complex thinking of that primitive civilization of so long ago. There isn’t much writing that survived the times– just four manuscripts and some hieroglyphics. What makes their scripture so special is that it wasn’t tampered with like most other cultures.
The Central American Pyramids are of course calendars, comprised of four sides with 91 steps each equating to 364 days when added to the top deck gives us a year, but they are not writings– the only real connection to our lost pasts like those precious Mayan manuscripts. I must go out tomorrow and buy a book on the subject and I hope History Channel International re-airs that show tomorrow.