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The End of the World or the Beginning of a Golden Age?


There are many theories about what will happen at the end of 2012. According to some interpretations, the Mayan Calendar ends during the winter solstice, December 21, 2012. What exactly does it mean that the Mayan Calendar ENDS ? Does it mean the Mayans were predicting the world is coming to an end? Or is it the end of one age and the beginning of a new one? If you do a search on the Internet on 2012, the coming Golden Age or something similar, you will find millions of hits, with quite a few differing predictions or interpretations of those predictions. On one hand, there are the doomsday predictions and then there are the ones with a more positive outlook. If the world were to just end, I would have a hard time accepting my existence. What would be my purpose if everything just ceased to exist in less than 2 years? I could easily get sucked into a whirlwind of chaotic thoughts and feelings, and probably bring about my own personal doomsday in the process. So, I choose to not believe the doomsday theories. In my opinion, there is enough evidence pointing to the dawning of a New Age, a Golden Age. At the very least, believing in a Golden Age allows me to maintain a sense of peace and remain in a No Fear zone, certainly a place I would much rather be.

Breath of Brahma

Ancient yogis experienced all creation as the interweaving of cycles, birth and death, summer and winter, day and night, in breath and out breath. The Breath of Brahma is the underlying rhythm and unity of all these cycles. In Asian mythology, Brahma is one of three major gods and is the primary creator god. It is in the out breath of Brahma that creation begins. Every particle of creation, including souls, journeys outward from the Creator, who resides in the center of the cosmos, to the far reaches of the cosmos, with the purpose of experiencing life in all its many forms. It is on the in breath of Brahma that all particles begin the journey back to the Creator. Currently, as we near the end of Brahma’s out breath, we are sitting on the cusp of Brahma’s in breath. It is during the in breath that it becomes easier for souls to continue raising their consciousness and vibration, if they so choose, and move up the dimensional ladder back to the Creator. Some call this process Ascension. Each breath is many, many countless eons. It isn’t until the in breathing is complete, though, that all the experiences and knowledge gained by each particle is returned to Brahma. All becomes Brahma. Brahma is All There Is. Then the movement begins anew.

Age of Aquarius

Astrologically, we are leaving the Piscean Age, the finale of the out-breath of Brahma. The energies of Pisces served to lift humanity up from a lower physical orientation to one where body and soul have blended into one, and an awareness of our Christ consciousness has been born. In the Age of Pisces, we have been prepared to make the transition to the Age of Aquarius, the beginning of the in-breath of Brahma. Some of you may remember the song “The Age of Aquarius” by The Fifth Dimension, popular in the 1960s. I love the synchronicities with today's times! Here are some of the lyrics:

When the moon is in the Seventh House
And Jupiter aligns with Mars
Then peace will guide the planets
And love will steer the stars

This is the dawning of the Age of Aquarius
Age of Aquarius
Aquarius! Aquarius!

Harmony and understanding
Sympathy and trust abounding
No more falsehoods or derisions
Golden living dreams of visions
Mystic crystal revelation
And the mind's true liberation
Aquarius! Aquarius!

What we have to look forward to in the Age of Aquarius, the Golden Age, is true brotherhood, a merging of religion and science, and a higher consciousness. Aquarius is an airy sign, thus vibrations will become more intense and more easily transmitted, allowing communication with other dimensions and higher realms to be the norm. We will be more responsive to the ideals of compassion and service to each other and all of Mother Earth and her denizens, as well as expand our awareness out into the whole cosmos.

Hopi Indians

According to the Hopi Indians, the Earth will go through a great purification as the end of 2012 nears. It begins with the destruction of the lower vibrations that have ruled on Earth for eons, but it will culminate in the Earth and humanity’s renewal. The Hopi prophecies state that the level of humanity’s consciousness will determine how extreme the purification process will be. The message “If humanity wishes to save itself from biospheric destruction, it must return to living in natural time.”, was left for us by the Mayan prophet, Pacal Votan, who is also author of the Hopi prophecies. By ‘return to living in natural time’ he meant living again in harmony with Natural Law, including the Laws of Creation and the Laws of Love. Humanity must exchange their materialistic values for ones that embrace Christ consciousness, an awareness of a Divine Mind and an awareness of their oneness with all creation.

Book of Revelations

In the Book of Revelations, many cataclysmic events are predicted, including plagues, earthquakes, fire, famine, etc. These occur just prior to the second coming of Christ and the rejuvenation of Earth. In its last couple chapters, Revelations introduces the idea of a new creation, a new heavens and a new earth, where the light of God and love will reign, where only purity will be allowed to endure. “Happy are they who wash their robes so as to have free access to the tree of life and enter the city through its gates!” Rev 22:14 and “Let him who hears answer. Let him who is thirsty come forward; let all who desire it accept the gift of life-giving water.” Rev 22:17. The ‘robes’ can be seen as a metaphor for our aura, the energy field that surrounds our physical body and bears all the un-cleared karma, all the negative experiences from our many previous incarnations. This karma will not be allowed to enter the dimension of the new Earth. We are being exhorted to clear this karma and purify ourselves, so we can live forever (‘free access to the tree of life’). It is our choice!


According to Hindu prophecies, we are at the end of the Kali Yuga age. This age is described as one in which wealth determines nobility, instead of place of birth, merit or righteous behavior, as it has in other ages. Greed, brute force, dishonesty, constant anxiety and fear will be rampant. It is a dark age ruled by the masculine. Indeed, this graphic account is very fitting to the times we are living in. However, when mankind has sunk to the lowest depths of moral degradation, that is when the Lord himself will manifest as the Kalki Avatar. He will come to re-establish righteousness. Humanity will be re-awakened and transformed. The Divine Feminine will manifest in harmony with the Divine Masculine, and unity, peace and tranquility will prevail. This starts the age of Satya Yuga.

Edgar Cayce

Edgar Cayce is known as the sleeping prophet, because he could put himself into a state of self-induced sleep or deep meditation, which enabled him to contact a higher mind and the source of all knowledge. In some of his readings, he talks about the physical changes that will occur to the Earth, including the breaking up of continents, countries disappearing and new continents rising out of the oceans. When he was asked what the New Age means to humanity, he replied: “the full consciousness of the ability to communicate with the Creative Forces and be aware of the relationships to the Creative Forces and the uses of same in material environs. This awareness during the era or age in the Age of Atlantis and Lemuria or Mu brought what? Destruction to man, and his beginning of the needs of the journey up through that of selfishness.” He talks about the return of humanity’s abilities that were once enjoyed by the peoples of Atlantis and Lemuria, and although these powers (telepathy, teleportation, and much more) were lost to humanity after the Fall of Atlantis due to their misuse of them, he views a new cycle beginning where all evil and temptation will be bound and a golden age will reign. It is up to humanity to lift our consciousness and vibrations to ones of love, understanding and spirituality, to ensure we don’t fall into the same trap as the Atlanteans.

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Other than the Mayan Calendar and astrology, prophecies about 2012 and beyond are numerous. In this article, I covered a few of them. Some prophetic sources besides those mentioned above are the Aztecs and Incas and other Native American civilizations, I Ching, Mother Shipton, Nostradamus, Merlin and Sybils Doomsday, amongst others, to research if you choose.

It can be very confusing and daunting to try to weed the truth from the untruth with the abundance of information we have access to today, especially via the Internet. In the end, it comes down to each individual looking within oneself and recognizing what resonates for them. Above I have looked at the prophecies that ring true for me. “What do you choose to believe?”


Janet Smith (author) from Upstate NY on June 13, 2011:

Thank you for your comment LuxmiH! Facebook is a good way to get the word out, so people start waking up!

Luxmih Eve-Lyn Forbes from Fort Pierce, Florida on June 13, 2011:

Way to go! My sentiments exactly... it is the dawning of an enlightened Era. I love this so much i am going to place it on my Facebook page.

Corrie Lamprecht from Thailand on May 17, 2011:

There is not going to be an end of the Earth; not for a long time to come. YES, our lives could end, our way of living will end; but we will evolve into a new race of humans traveling in space. BUT; The Mayan calendar will end; in fact not December 2012 but October 2011 - this year. THEN a new calendar will start the next day - same as 31 December changes to 1 January. Nostradamus NEVER predicted the End of the Earth; and he never stated any specific disaster for 2012 either.

Enjoy your life, fill it with knowledge and happiness; give blessings to others and be peaceful.

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