The Book of Destiny: Unlocking the Secrets of the Ancient Mayans and the Prophecy of 2012

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According to the Mayan Elders, at the moment of birth every human being is given a destiny. Our life challenge is to develop ourselves and our skills in order to fulfill this destiny, thus fueling our individual contribution to the planet. At the heart of The Book of Destiny is the sacred Mayan calendar, an extraordinary tool that allows the reader to discover this destiny, along with one's special Mayan symbol, origin, as well as the protection spirits that accompany them through life. Poetically narrated, the ...

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Overview

According to the Mayan Elders, at the moment of birth every human being is given a destiny. Our life challenge is to develop ourselves and our skills in order to fulfill this destiny, thus fueling our individual contribution to the planet. At the heart of The Book of Destiny is the sacred Mayan calendar, an extraordinary tool that allows the reader to discover this destiny, along with one's special Mayan symbol, origin, as well as the protection spirits that accompany them through life. Poetically narrated, the book describes how the calendar contains the scientific legacy of the Mayan people, preserved and transmitted over the centuries through oral tradition and written texts.

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For most of us, December 21, 2012, is just a featureless niche in our futures; however, for an ever-growing number of adherents, this date marks the beginning of an epoch or perhaps even the advent of the apocalypse. According to some New Age authorities, the end of the ancient Mayan calendar cycle on this date will bring with it a cosmic shift in consciousness and changes that will affect everyone on earth. Carlos Barrios's The Book of Destiny describes this emergent paradigm from the perspective of a Mayan priest steeped in traditional teachings.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780594260516
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 6/30/2009
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 7.50 (h) x 1.20 (d)

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Carlos Barrios is a renowned anthropologist and authority on Mayan history, culture, astrology and the predictions of the Mayan Calendar. Carlos is a Mayan priest and shaman and a member of the Guatemalan Mayan Elders Council. He was also born into one of the most ancient and sacred Mayan lineages.

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