Posted by: Johan Normark | March 25, 2011

2012: José Argüelles has passed away

One of my most recent posts on the 2012 phenomenon discussed Calleman’s use of the Colonial period Maya version of the Christian God, aka Hunab Ku. The person who popularized the use of Hunab Ku in New Age was José Argüelles. He is also one of the central figures in Mayanism, the collection of pseudoscientific and New Age beliefs that find their inspiration in the ancient Maya. Argüelles passed away two days ago at the age of 72.



  1. […] this new and “correct” correlation filtered into the esoteric camp as well. Argüelles, who died last year, has had a biography written by his fourth wife. There it is stated that he has been committed to […]


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