José Argüelles aka Valum Votan (January 24, 1939 – March 23, 2011)
2012. It seems that date is increasingly on everybody’s mind. What does it mean? Where did it come from? As awareness of that date becomes an event of mass consciousness, we begin to sense the coming of something of the greatest magnitude, a veritable world shift. Its ripples are creating the first waves, washing up on the shores of the old consciousness. What is behind December 21, 2012 that it would create such an effect?
It is generally known that this date is related to the Mayan calendar and the Mayan prophecies. How did the Maya come to this date, and what do their prophecies say about it?
José Argüelles aka Valum Votan, Messenger of the Law of Time, had sent me this article gratis for a one off magazine that I published in Bali, Indonesia, in July 2009. I am republishing his article as a tribute to him and all the work he has done. Please refer to the various weblinks that are included in this article, particularly to www.lawoftime.org - Mark Ulyseas, Editor