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Stars Screen Binge Culture Media. Facebook Twitter Instagram. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. More Videos Mayans prepare for end of calendar Story highlights Some believe a major calamity will occur Friday based on the Mayan calendar The Mayans don't think that's true: "It's an era," a Mayan wood carver says The end of the winter solstice marks the end of a year period on the calendar Predictions mention a deity but not the end of the world, an archeologist says. At least the ones living in the city of Merida, Mexico, don't.
Neither does anyone in the Mayan village of Yaxuna. They know the calendar their ancestors left them is about to absolve a key phase -- the end of an era and the heralding of a new one -- but they don't think we're all gonna die. Read more: Be honest, apocalypse seems kind of exciting. We are lucky to see how it ends," said wood carver Santos Esteban in Yaxuna, a sleepy village of fewer than Mayans, located in a territory that once belonged to the ancient kingdom founded around B.
He feels it is a momentous occasion and is looking forward to the start of the new age. He is not afraid. Debunking doomsday: Mayan calendar Mystery of the Mayan calendar Villagers cashing in ahead of 'Doomsday' Messianism Book of Daniel Kabbalah.
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