Back to the Center: Maya Cosmogenisis reveals the Maya's insight into the cyclic nature of time, and prepares us for our own cosmogenesis--the birth of a new world. It was a mysterious transitional culture between the older Olmec and the emerging Maya. He gave presentations at the prestigious Institute of Maya Studies in Miami, and in , he was invited by the Indigenous Council of the Americas to speak at their conference in Merida, Mexico.
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Maya Cosmogenesis is a must-read for all those who feel that there is far more to our ancient past than meets the eye. Mayan in design, I think of this complex diagram as a Hermetic symbol akin to the kabbalistic Tree of Life.
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See and discover other items: Maya Cosmogenesis This section was intended to explore miscellania related to birthing, creation concepts, shamanic conjuring, and cosmogenesis. Maya-Toltec Reconciliation The implications in this chapter could be expanded into a full-length book.
The Birth of the Hero Twins Much of my book is based on the principle that mythology and astronomy go together. However the pyramids at Giza, especially when they were in their original condition, stand alone. Dec 18, Marissa rated it it was amazing.
Stuart is a well known member of Maya academia and Jenkins of what is euphemistically referred to as "independent thinking". Onder rated it liked it Oct 12, Open Preview See a Problem?
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I wrote this introduction in two sittings around September And yet the conclusions are based on understood iconography of the ballgame and are consistent with its accepted meanings. Sketches the maga, architecture, astronomical concerns, and mythological sculptures of Izapa.
Mythology and Astronomy Part II. The Maya discovered that the periodic alignment of the Sun with the center of the Milky Way galaxy is the formative influence on human evolution.
Write a customer review. This book was ok, even though the book was interesting it took a while for me to read and to fully understand it and it still left me with some unanswered questions. He understands Mayan culture on a level few other scholars achieve, and when he clearly explains that Mayan culture and mythology are dominated by astronomy, you can accept the idea as fact. It was the first in a series of three poems that emerged at three-year intervals. Was great while he was reporting facts, but kinda went off the cliff when he tried to interpret it.
A close and realistic examination of the parameters of the Galactic Alignment, based on actual sky observations and astronomy software modeling.
The Maya discovered that the periodic alignment of the Sun with the center of the Milky Way galaxy is the formative influence on human evolution.
Finding the Center 4. Tables indicate why a range of dates is required, especially at the latitude of Chichen Itza. Each chapter presents original research and insights. I bought this book in a bookstore in San Cristobal de 22012 Casas in Chiapas state in Mexico because visits to some of the indigenous villages and to Casa Balom had piqued my interest in the mythology and the beliefs of the Maya.
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Introduction to the Mesoamerican calendrical systems, with special focus on the two that were used in World Age doctrines, namely, the Calendar Round and the Long Count. However, he allows his zeal for these new age perspectives to cause him to present them as fact -- which of course they are not. These two authors are diametrically opposed in their approach to the subject to the extent of being somewhat hostile towards each other. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.
A very interesting book.
About the author John Major Jenkins was a leading independent researcher on ancient Mesoamerican cosmology.