Monday, April 30, 2012
Speaker for May - Jim Turner!
After the discovery of the monument Jim returned to complete a Master’s degree in Mesoamerican archeology with a focus on archeoastronomy. His thesis study of the Dresden Codex Venus Table identified a previously unknown 20-part zodiac system related to the Mayan calendar. This research was later combined with knowledge gleaned from the island monument to interpret the astronomical events of the final katun of the Mayan Great Cycle, the years leading up to 2012 and the prophesied end of the 13th Baktun.
Jim’s talk will focus on the Mayan calendar and the cycles of eclipses that were precisely predicted by the Mayan astronomer-priests millennia ago. The cosmos meshes with the calendar in the twilight of 2012 and substantive proof will be given that presages a return of the Mayan king Chan Bahlum, perhaps in the discovery of his lost tomb. An analogous prediction of the 2012 eclipse is effectively beyond the present capabilities of even NASA and the accurate location of the island monument is an overt demonstration of the Mayan’s mastery of space and time. The Sun God monument promises profound revelations at the end of the Mayan Calendar.
This should be a great event! Please check the sidebar for place, date and time.