With dooms day prediction falling flat,new Maya era begins


As per the Mayan calendar, the world was to end on December 21.But this did not happen,nailing superstition yet again.

“The dooms day prediction sells.Which is why the media spreads such superstitious stories”,said Dr Ranjit Biswas,a school teacher echoing the sentiments of many people who believed in science.

All across the globe,the people heaved a shy of relief with the day rolling by normally.But reports said that a member of a folk group held a Maya mask in Tikal archaeological site in Peten departament 560 km north of Guatemala city.

Also,ceremonies were held to celebrate the end of the Mayan cycle known as Bak’tun 13 and the start of the new Maya Era, on December 21, 2012.

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