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  • In a region practically devoid of rivers, these wells were worshiped by the Mayans.
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  • Along the way you'll uncover buried artifacts and solve puzzles that I guess maybe the Mayans left sitting out in the open.
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  • The dance form has truly global roots, from Mayans to Spaniards, which makes it a unique and captivating movement style.
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  • Like all cultures, there were indigenous dances in the native cultures of the Mayans and Aztecs.
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  • Why did the Mayans find 2012 to be such an important year, and more importantly, do their prophecies hold water?
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  • The prophecies about the year 2012 we attribute to the Mayans have their root in the writings of one Mayan philosopher, Pacal Votan, also known as the Sage King of the Classic Maya.
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  • The Mayans believed that evolution happens in a 26,000 year cycle, roughly the amount of time it takes the Earth to spend about 2152 years in each of the Mayan astrological signs.
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  • There are clues that the Mayans took the findings of Votan very seriously and went to great lengths to leave behind evidence of their beliefs about 2012 for future generations, so that mankind could begin to prepare for the date.
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  • As an interesting side bar, it should be noted that the Mayans also left writings suggesting that they believed the Earth had been through these transitions at least four times before.
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  • The Mayans believed that four worlds with their own history and civilizations preceded our own.
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  • Pacal Votan and the Mayans are most closely associated with December 21, 2012 prophecies, but they are not the only culture to believe that this day holds special significance.
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  • Some cultures have a more "doomsday" nature to their prophesies than the Mayans.
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  • As one can imagine, there are many people who call the claims of the Mayans into question; or rather, they call modern interpretations of Mayan writings into question.
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  • Although the Mayans devised a calendar that ended on December 21, 2012, and although Mayan hieroglyphics suggest they believed in a doomsday, the link between these two facts are not entirely conclusive.
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  • Further, skeptics question why we should take the prophecies of the Mayans any more seriously than any other ancient civilization.
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  • The Mayans never suggested that the world would end with a bang on December 21, 2012, but rather that that date would be the culmination of several years of events in which the world and mankind was changing.
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  • Modern believers in the prophesy point to the current debate about climate change and global warming as proof positive that the world is indeed heading for the kinds of changes that the Mayans predicted.
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  • The Mayans' knowledge about the cosmos was so profound that the calendar ending date of December 21, 2012 is believed to hold a secret message and signifies a 26,000 year old, recurring event.
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  • Unfortunately, the Mayans didn't leave behind the most important information, what it all means.
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  • During this gate opening, humankind will leap to the next level of evolution and the message from the Mayans is for everyone to re-examine their lives so we don't become victims of the impending cataclysmic events.
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  • The Mayans were mathematicians, great scholars, accomplished astronomers and astrologers.
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  • Both sources of prophecy, Nostradamus and Mayans have been credited for predicting events that have happened in modern day culture.
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  • The Mayans believed that 2012 will be the end of the world because that's when the Mayan calendar ends.
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  • Among the early cultures that practiced scarification are Australian aborigines, Maori people, ancient Mayans, Sepik River tribes and people of many African nations.
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  • The over 40,000 Mayans were killed by disease and forced labor about the Spanish arrived on the island in the 16th century.
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  • Western calligraphy can be traced back to the Roman alphabet, but several other societies, including the Mayans, Indians, Japanese, Chinese, and Persians, have used calligraphy alphabets to beautifully express the written word.
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  • Does he speak Mayan—or whatever Mayans speak?
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  • A complete edition of his works was published by Gregorio Mayans y Siscar (Valencia, 1782).
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  • Does he speak Mayan—or whatever Mayans speak?
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