Community Reviews. Showing Average rating 3. Rating details. More filters. Sort order. Jun 10, Samantha rated it really liked it. This book should perhaps have been titled differently than The Mayan Prophesies, as I was expecting to read about Some parts of the book were a bit over my head, such as when the author explains the mathematics involved in calculating sunspot cycles, Mayan time periods, and other things. However, you do not need to understand how these calculations we This book should perhaps have been titled differently than The Mayan Prophesies, as I was expecting to read about However, you do not need to understand how these calculations were performed to appreciate the historical data and theories that are presented.
So, will the world end on 21st December of ? I don't believe so, but it wouldn't hurt a bit if the human race as a whole entered into a new age of enlightenment or higher consciousness. Jun 19, Ian Driscoll rated it it was ok. Quite a stretch in a number of instances. Cotterell has gone on to postulate that Pacal, Buddha, Christ, Confucius and just about every other major religious figure of any significance was actually just another incarnation of the same enlightened being attempting to set us on the right path.
I do like his theories on solar astrology, however. The lid of Pacal was also a bit of a reach. The images he claims to have discovered appear forced and even fabricated at times. On the other hand, the idea Quite a stretch in a number of instances.
On the other hand, the idea of the sunspot cycle being recognized by the ancients as the mechanism behind civilization's rise and fall is entirely viable, in my opinion. Gilbert, ma non di Maurice M. Teorie innovative, che s'infrangono contro l'accademismo.
So, the end of the age turned out no more doom laden than the end of the year. Some of the ideas postulated seemed back to front and I think it would have benefited the authour to have read James Churchward. That aside, there was a good deal of interesting information in this book.
I thought this book was down to earth rather an anomaly in this case. But not the end of the world- all is over - doom and forbidding. That I had expected. Rather an explanation of what had gone before and what could be going to occur in the future the date being translated from the hieroglyphs on the steps of their pyramid Maybe we can deal with whatever occurs or it might happen in a different way this tons.
Only recently has the written language of the ancient Maya has been decoded. The Author returns to the beginning of 'time' to explain how the Universe began and reveals the first ever pictures of God, and Jesus, decoded from the treasures of ancient sun-worshipping civilizations. Namespaces Page Talk. Maurice Cotterell born is a British writer whose publications promote forms of alternative science and supposed ancient prophesies. One would expect some big astronomical event to start a astronomical clock.
That the world and the climate is changing is evident to us all without any prophe I thought this book was down to earth rather an anomaly in this case. That the world and the climate is changing is evident to us all without any prophesies to boost our knowledge of the facts Apr 16, Lucy Siskova rated it did not like it. Mar 05, Nishi Serrano rated it liked it. Okay, so some of this book could be rubbish, however, according to the fold up map on the lid of the kings tomb--one prophecy is right, the symbol for this age is the bat, the bat represents mankind--downfall by mankind?
I'm not an end of the world theorist, but we are doing a pretty darn good job of destroying our planet. Rating - 2. Some interesting historical information on the Mayans and some interesting theories regarding Mayan beliefs based on archaeological finds but I was surprised that there wasn't really anything in the book from Mayans themselves. I was expecting to read interviews or accounts from Mayan elders but this was really just the theories of the authors.
Jun 08, Tom Walsh added it. The Mayans were obsessed with time and numbers. Here's a clear explanation of what they attempted to create and re-create over and over again throughout time.
They are revealed to be more complex than one can ever imagine. The book is written clearly and tackles many intriguing subjects. Jun 19, Mitchell26 McLaughlin rated it really liked it. I like this interpretation of Pacal's sarcophogus, and to tell the truth this book was very influential on me at the beginning of my quest, way back in some year , or at least that's what they used to call it.
Jul 24, Jaime Contreras rated it really liked it Shelves: history , latino , non-fiction. I liked part of this book but too much time was spent on cosmology and analytical tangents. It is well-researched but technically difficult to understand. It was a good read but not one of my favorites for the reasons I cited.
Interessantissima e ben documentata la prima parte trattata da Gilbert, che si occupa di svelare elementi della cultura maya ormai archiviati dall'archeologia ortodossa. Jun 05, Baniza rated it liked it.
Significant to Mel Gibson film, Apocalypse. Oct 13, Iain McIntyre rated it really liked it Shelves: fringe-theory. History was interesting. The rest is pure pseudoscience. May 17, Timothy added it.
Title in German: Die Prophezeiungen der Maya. Michael Rowbotham. September 12, February 12, The Tutankhamun Prophecies. Headline Book Publishing Ltd.
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