Crime is declining markedly in all these areas influenced by these groups, and other social indicators like rates of poverty are also showing unprecedented improvement. Its now.
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Michael Jackson <mjackson74@...> wrote: > > Please tell you friend's friend's friend not to hold their breath till this > happens - its the same old TM Movement schtick - hanging on till the Rapture > comes, always dealing in futures. Sort of like waiting for Elijah. > > > > > ________________________________ > From: Rick Archer <rick@...> > To: FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com > Sent: Friday, December 28, 2012 11:34 AM > Subject: [FairfieldLife] Reflections on Dec 21 > > > Â > From the friend of a friend of a friend: > Â > Reflections on the events of Dec 12, 2012 > Â > As the Global Mother Divine director for Guatemala, I thought Iâd pass on > some reflections I had from the events on December 21 this year in Monte > Alban. I donât really know that much about it and certainly shouldnât be > taken as an authority. Much of this is just what I have gleaned from glimpses > I have gained while trying to keep in touch with it in spare moments over the > last few years. > Â > The first part is meant to be fact. I hope Iâve got all the details at > least mostly right. Many of you may know most of this and more.Â > Â > The Mayans never actually thought that Dec 21 was going to be the end of the > world. In fact, until 2010 the Mayans never even talked about the ending of > their calendar at all. The Mayans are, in general, quite happy and > comfortable to stay to themselves. Not many are welcome into their world and > very few ever leave. So there has not been much communication of what they > believe or donât believe, until the last couple of years, withÂ anyone. > Â > But more than a decade ago some Mayans apparently did come to the US to > college here and mentioned that their calendar ended on Dec 21. They had no > idea what that meant or what was going to happen after that. So the > Judeo-Christian apocalyptic habit of thinking in this country turned it into > the end of the world. And that concept went around the world. EVERYONE around > the world, as far as I can tell from my travels and living with so many of > other cultures, knew that Dec 21 was âThe Dayâ. > Â > But 2 years ago, the Mayan elder who is the Prophesy Keeper and Day Keeper, > Don Alejandro, did start to talk about the end of the calendar, and in order > to quell the fear, he did go as public as possible with the help of new age > friends through internet and travels to other countries. His message was, > âDonât be afraid! The world is not going to end. It is the end of the > current cycle of time and the beginning of a new one.â The ending cycle > started about 5000 years ago, about the time Kali Yuga started. > Â > The thing that amazes me was that he describes it in the same way and even > with the same words that Maharishi describes the new age he worked towards > for so many decades. Don Alejandro said the new time will be Heaven on Earth > (those words were used on the internet, at least), a time of peace and > harmony, where there will be no sickness or suffering. It will be a time when > people will fly through the air like clouds. The world will be without > boarders, and everyone will be able to travel anywhere without passports. He > described it as a beautiful new time to very much look forward to. He also > predicted that the day would be like any other day, like New Years eve. A new > year is beginning, but it doesnât feel immediately any different from the > old year. These are prophesies that, as I understand it, have been around for > 5000 years, but have been passed on from father to son, or keeper to keeper, > silently. The Mayan people didnât even really know. No one > did until 2 years ago. > Â > There is no TM Movement in Guatemala, no local teachers. Raja Louis imported > two Spanish Governors to teach there a number of years ago, and they have > been knocking on doors, and knocking on doors for many years, and for so long > found the doors all locked. Finally they found some openings, and finally > they reached the Mayan elders. I have no idea how long it took for the elders > to âgetâ what the Governors were saying, but when they finally did, the > response was kind of like, âCome in! Weâre expecting you! This TM will > eliminate disharmony in collective consciousness? It will create peace? > Please, tell us what to do. You can teach us to fly? All the children should > learn? Yes. We will start now.â > Â > Once it started, there was no stopping it. Last July, on Guru Purnima some > Mayans had learned the practice (I forget, maybe a few thousand?). But there > was no inkling that it was going to turn into what it is now, 6 months later, > with 8,000 students practicing yogic flying every day at the same time in > Mexico and Guatemala. After the demonstration on Dec 21, a contract was > signed with the Minister of Education of Mexico for 69,000 students to learn > the practice. > Â > It was pretty amazing how Nature organized it. The flying block for 5,000 > quite spontaneously and naturally ended on Dec 20 and that was the last day > of school for the winter holidays. They wanted to have a graduation ceremony, > so they decided to have it at a traditional holy spot of their people. Most > of the children had never been there before. So it kind of happened that all > the students that money was raised for, went to Monte Alban to practice Yogic > Flying together on Dec 21, 2012. It was a new beginning. Â Even though school > is out, no one goes anywhere.Â From now on all the children will do their > program together every day of the year whether or not school is in session, > each in their own school throughout the southern Mexico and Guatemala. This > will go on until at least 2016. > Â > Raja Luis describes the students as being so pure and innocent that they have > phenomenal experiences. The teachers who teach them say itâs a completely > different experience than teaching anyone else. Also, apparently Maharishi > said that when indigenous people fly they are worth a few of those of us who > donât have that natural connection to the earth. They are the custodians of > the Laws of Nature in that area and have much more influence than anyone else > is able to have. > Â > Here is my reflection on the whole thing. > Â > I think December 21, 2012 must have been the most anticipated day in the > history of the world. EVERYONE was looking at this day, some with fear, some > with hope and rejoicing, most believing that is was just a normal day and > nothing at all would happen. But everyone knew it was a day to be > anticipated. I have heard, completely as rumor and not to be taken as > anything to hang one's hat on, that Maharishi Jyotish apparently predicts > that the day of the transition will be sometime in a couple of months still > (and I have no idea if it will look like a normal day or not. Probably.)Â > Â > But whether or not anything astrological did happen on that day, all that > attention on Dec 21 did do something huge. You canât have that much > attention on a transformation and not have something transform. For one > thing, many people around the world did participate in some kind of ceremony > on behalf of the earth and her inhabitants. But for another, Nature organized > that the Mayan children gave a public Yogic Flying demonstration in a > traditional sacred spot. I doubt that it was very well advertised or covered > by the media, but that is inconsequential. Someday someone is going to ask > what the Mayans did on Dec 21. And one of the answers will be that they were > flying. > Â > The entire New Age movement looks to the Mayans now as leaders. Theyâre the > ones who know whatâs happening. And if the Mayans are learning to fly > (69,000 of them), hundreds of millions of New Agers around the world who > sincerely want to be part of the transition into a new age, will want to > learn to fly. > Â > Throughout the decades the movement has had a lot of competition in the area > of meditation. There are thousands of meditations and stress reduction > techniques and mind expanding techniques. One canât blame anyone for not > being able to sift through everything that is out there and find one simple, > natural, effortless, effective method to let the mind slip into unbounded > awareness spontaneously. > Â > But if what you want to do is to learn how to fly, there arenât many places > to go. We donât have a lot of competition. We're pretty much the only > technique around. I think it may be the Mayans and Dec 21, 2012 that bring > the world at large to embrace Transcendental Meditation and to appreciate > Maharishiâs tireless efforts for so many decades. I deeply hope it is true! > Â > Jai Guru Dev, Deni > Â > (If I've got some of the facts wrong, I'd like to know, so I can correct > myself.) >