December 21, 2012: Deciphering the Mayan prophecy
Dailybhaskar.com | Dec 09, 2012, 10:06AM IST
From time immemorial, man has believed that world will one day come to an end. Many doomsday predictions have proved false in the past.
But, what makes December 21, 2012, so different? Did the Mayans predict end of human race?
The ancient Mayan civilisation studied sun and made their prophecies based on the cycles of the sun.
According to them, the initial date of the start of their civilization, 3113 B.C. and the one cycle will complete in 5,125 years .i.e. December 21, 2012.
They said, the sun would change its polarity producing a great cosmic event that would propel the human kind to cross into a new era, "The Golden Age".
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