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The Maya prophecy did not predict the end of the world on December 21st, 2012, but a change of cycle in the Mayan calendar.

The end of the world is described in two stones engraved over 1300 years ago, in the 7th century AC...

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The properties of dyewood (Palo de Tinte) had a great presence in Europe.

The Mayas took advantage of the attributes of this wild tree called ek, native to humid zones, whose black color is used for dying fabrics...

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The Gods did not give up until they created man. And we are made of corn.

According to the Popol Vuh, the gods decided to create a being that would worship ...

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The twins and the ball game.

Corn is the flesh of men, but this plant was born from the ball game that the precious twins ...

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The Mayas conceived time in a cyclical fashion, not linearly, as we do.

The Maya had a concept of time very different from ours. To them time is not something abstract, but ...

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The Mayas predicted the future.

The Chilam Balam books teach us the objective of recording history: to be able to forecast what will happen the next time the katun with the same name arrived...

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The Mayan kings had an exclusive relationship with the gods and their forbearers.

The political authority of the kings was based on the special proximity they had with the gods...

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