Science news: Mayan excavation uncovers new calendar that debunks 2012 myth

William Saturno, a Boston University archeologist, excavates a mural in a house in Xultun boston.com Recent findings at a Mayan excavation in Xultun, Guatemala reveal new evidence of astronomical calendars that refute the popular idea that the Mayans predicted the end of the world in 2012. The report, Ancient Maya Astronomical Tables from Xultun, Guatemala …

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Rare phenomenon: Once every 3000 years this flower appears!

Udumbara flower phenomenon A recent Telegraph (March 2010) article, Rare Buddhist flower found under nun’s washing machine reported the appearance of the rare “Udumbara? flower, which according to Buddhist scripture blossoms every 3000 years before the coming of the next Buddha or Tathagata (which by the way can also mean the essential Buddha nature found …

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