The 13 B’aktun this December 21, fulfilled 5,200 years of the corn era, according to the Popol Vuh. This event in the Mayan calendar is very important for natural regeneration of mother earth and for our civilizations.
The course of time has been studied and recorded by our Mayan ancestors.
The Mayan concept of time is cyclical and infinite.
The calendar is vigesimal: Twenty days is winaq June, one month, one year is 260 days tun, 20 years a k’atun. And one b’aktun 400 years.
13,400 years b’aktunes added 5.200 years, these constitute an era of time.
On December 21 we will be finalizing the fourth, it was from the fourth creation in which corn created man.
Guatemala is the heart of this great Mayan civilization and this 2012 fair on December 21 will witness the start of a new era.
The Mayan civilization knew this event and it is evident in the writings and historical monuments.
The Maya also reflected in current daily life and shared it with the world, as a major contribution to improving the quality of life, a balanced life in harmony, both between hu
mans and with nature and the universe.