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2012 – doomsday or blessing?

onsdag, februari 8th, 2012

This year has a mystic aura spelled out in media as youtube, facebook and blogs about the meaning of the end of Maya calendar, and we can find websites monitoring earthquakes, vulcanos and political crises as proof of the coming doomsday! Different religious and spiritual groups take the opportunity to ad horror to the prophecy and claim terms of salvation. So how do we handle this? How can modern cosmic perspective through the laws of karma help us get order in kaos?

First, we can sort out all claims that are obvious false, like planets lining up, for instance. In this nasa article http://www.nasa.gov/topics/earth/features/2012-guest.html astronomers  give facts for fiction and help us see through the New Age wishful thinking. At dec 21 2012 there is either a planet line up or earth lining up with the center of the milky way, there is no new planet Niburu, and the Mayans never talked about their calendar ending, and even less of the end of the world! It’s true that a circle is ending – the Mayan  baktun, that is 144,000 days: a little more than 394 years. But there will be lots of baktuns after this, just as there will be lots of millenniums after the last!

What if it’s all about paper? When you print a calendar, you have to set a limit, due to choice of format: 1 year, 5 years, 10 years, 100 years all depending of your purpose of the calendar. Imagine that the Mayan calendar was actually given to earth by more advanced visitors from space. They might have handed over a printout, but had to set a practical limit – of this baktun, or the paper simply run out there!! And the foolish earthlings thinks, that when the calendar ends – the world ends!

But then again, there is no smoke without a fire, and our planet is still in a crises! Global warming is happening, world economy is crashing and many threats are still to be handled by world leaders and world society! The turning point in this discussion is just a matter of time scope!

Man has a hard time with long term perspective, and always tend to put things in a closer range, to be able to handle it more easy. Maybe it’s even a wish to be there and witness the great events, to be a part of history ourselves! As described in other articles in this blog, disaster and crises will escalate in the future, not because of old prophesies, but because of the law of karma! We put it there ourselves, in this and former lifetimes!

But the beauty of it is not the actual events, but the meaning behind – the transformation of mankind, not overnight on a special date, like 12/21 2012, but gradually through centuries and millenniums and baktuns! Karma is the teaching of life through cause and effect, and the present world crises, both environmental and political, is proof enough of the need of this divine principle!

I was told that a doomsday gathering in a San Fransisco park in the 70’s turned out to be a great disappointment, when the world did not end, as predicted by the prophets, and the hippies had to go home to confront every days challenges, as usual! What a bore! But this is exactly what it’s all about – a New Age romanticism, impatient, understandable, but not practical! Who want’s to hear about a very slow evolution, step by step, through hard work and brave endeavor, with no shortcuts or exceptions?

The beauty is the total justice of this slow evolution – we all have to walk it through! From a higher perspective, the crises are the transformation. Market economy must crash, to make room for the cosmic economy build on equal for equal! Superpowers must fall to make room for a world government for global peace! The “holy cow” called “growth” and “expansion” must give way for “degrowth” and “sustainability” . The grassroots movements knows it! The wise knows it! In your heart, you know it! It’s scary, but in the same time thrilling!

So when nothing special happens 12/21 2012, it is a kind of wakeup call! Stop dreaming –begin working! We need all hands to get this done! Begin where you are! Be just! Be honest! Be helpful! Be true! Simple steps for a better world! Take command of your karma and change the world! Plant good seeds and you will harvest good crops! Listen to your heart, use your logic, open your eyes, and you can see the beauty is already here……

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