Fascinating Facts About The Mayan Civilization

Their Calendar 'Reset' To Zero in 2012

10. Their Calendar ‘Reset’ To Zero in 2012

Many of us heard about the Mayan calendar predicting 2012 as the end of the world. Well, they didn’t really mean the end of the world – rather, they meant it to be the end of an era! Allow us to explain.

The Mayans were highly advanced and they followed not one but three separate calendars or different time periods. Their long-count calendar resets every 5125 years, and December 2012 marked the completion of one full cycle. 

According to the Mayans, the completion of one full calendar marked the beginning of a new era and not the destruction of the world!

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