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13 B'aktun Mayan Visions of 2012 and Beyond

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ISBN-10: 1556438966

ISBN-13: 9781556438967

Edition: 2010

Authors: Gaspar Pedro Gonz�lez, Robert Sitler, Robert Sitler

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As 2012 looms with its promise of radical cultural and spiritual change, humankind is increasingly seeking strategies to survive and thrive. In13 Brsquo;aktun, Gaspar Pedro Gonzaacute;lez turns to the traditional Mayan belief system to navigate this uncertain future. The term13 Brsquo;aktunrefers to the thirteenth cycle of 144,000 days in the Mayan Long Count Calendar. Many scholars believe that this cycle is set to end on December 21, 2012. Framed as a fictional dialogue between a contemporary Mayan father and son, the book explores such questions as ldquo;Will life continue on Earth?rdquo; and ldquo;Will there be another creation at the end of this era?rdquo; The father imparts the…    
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Publication date: 8/24/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 168
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Foreword
Introduction
A Dream in Xib'alb'a
Visitors at Tx'otx'kap
Ix Ajtxum (Female Prayer-Maker)
First Creation
Second Creation
Third Creation
Ixim (Corn)
Fourth Creation?
Ajaw (God)
God, People, and Nature
Sjaqay Na (Open Doors)
Quadripartition
Q'in (Time)
The Lords of the Days
Junhab'k'u: The Solar Calendar
B'aktun
Numbering
War Waged with Others, War Waged with Oneself
The New Human Direction Is Inward
The Prophecies
Consciousness
Reflections
How to Attain the Era of Light: Personal Commitment
Notes
Glossary of Non-English Terms
About the Author and Translator