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By Bob Altzar Djurdjevic

24 Jan 2012

Updated January 8, 2012, adds Astronomy of 2012 Youtube video link

So "2012" Is Finally Here: Now What?

What can we expect in this seminal year, the likes of which has not happened in 25,626 years? Can we affect our future? If so, what are we to do to help ourselves and Mother Earth?


An Essay on "2012" in 2012

So "2012" Is Finally Here: Now What?

 What can we expect in this seminal year, the likes of which has not happened in 25,626 years? Can we affect our future? If so, what are we to do to help ourselves and Mother Earth?


The author of this essay is an Inca-trained and thrice ordained Shaman, widely published writer, musician, video-filmmaker, and a business consultant for major multinational computer companies. He is also has an engineering degree. In other words, he is someone who uses both left and right brains equally.  And he has needed them both to write this story. But the credit for this essay does not belong to him.  It goes to his guides and teachers from the spiritual realm. They include three Light Beings from another galaxy who have come to assist mankind at this critical time of transition from one era to another.  Thank you, LBs!

HAIKU, Maui, Jan 7, 2012 - "There are certain periods in the history of your planet when major transformation takes place, a major shift in human consciousness," the Light Beings told a group of enlightened earth beings on Dec 26 during a channeling session by Earl Backman, of Ravenheart Center in Boulder, CO.  "Your planet is at one of those places again, one of those 25,000-year places, not just one of those events that take place every 100 of 500 years. This is a 'biggie'."

This is a "biggie!" That's how our guides from the spiritual realm characterized "2012," the year that has been talked about, written about, gossiped about and exaggerated about more than any other year in human history.  Well, the (in)famous "2012" is finally here.  Now what?  That's the question this essay will try to answer. What can we expect this year and beyond?  Is there going to be a "beyond?" 

Why such pessimism?  Because the Mayan calendar ended on Winter Solstice 2012.  Which many doomsayers jumped to interpret as the end of the world.  In other words, a catastrophe.

So let us right off the bat dispel than notion. Yes, 2012 is an end of a 25,626-year cosmic cycle.  And yes, major transformation and upheavals will take place.  But it also a beginning of another era, hopefully a better one for mankind's future.  But that depends on us and the generations that will follow. We can influence the outcome.  Not with our brains or brawn, but with our hearts.

Of course, this will not come as any great surprise to those of you who have followed this writer's comments on the topic of "2012" in the last three years:


And now, here is a visual interpretation of what "2012" represents in terms of the Earth's galactic alignment, or precession of the equinoxes, as shown in this YouTube video (added on 1/08/12):

Astronomy of 2012 (short version, 1:48 mins)


Astronomy of 2012 (long version, 9:48 mins)

This article, therefore, is an evolutionary piece which will add some more flesh to the bones of what we've already said.  So I strongly urge you to read the above three pieces before proceeding.  Otherwise, you will be missing a fair bit of important context.

What will happen in 2012?

So now that 2012 is here, what can we expect to happen this year, and what, if anything, can we do to affect the outcome?  Those are the two major questions this essay will try to answer with the help of the teachings received from the three Light Beings:

  • First, the Mayans did not forecast the end of the life on Earth. They just put this year (2012) at the end of their calendar (right) because they knew this would be a major shift and they could go no further.

  • 2012 is a new beginning, a new era. It has been evolving in the last several years, but is being accelerated in 2012.  It will be a major transformation.

  • It could be perhaps best described as “transformation on steroids.” In other words, it will be HUGE.

  • As you came closer to 2012, you may have felt unbalanced, destabilized.  That's because there has been a change in the vibration in your body which made you uncomfortable in your own skin.  It was the way Spirit was preparing you for the major launch which is about to occur.  And what's that?

  • "This coming year is going to be a major, major time of upheaval on your planet in terms of environmental, natural disasters," the LBs have told us on Dec 26.  "(There will be) tremendous loss of life, as the energy from the Earth realm meets the energy from the Spiritual realm.  And you’re in between."

  • The energy grid of planet Earth is directly tied to the Spiritual realm. Planet Earth will continue to speak to earth beings about the planet being taken care of. Natural disasters are a way the Spiritual realm and the Earthy realm communicate to earth beings that change is necessary.

  • "The unfortunate thing is that so many individuals, institutions, organizations, and associations in places of power ignore what is happening," the LBs have told us.  "They see it as a random event.  It is much deeper than that.  And until these individuals and organizations in power see things in a different way, this will continue."

  • The world's organizational, political and financial structures will have to change.  And they will change slowly and painfully.  Because those who are in power do not want change.  

  • You have seen some of that in this current year of 2011 (Arab Spring, Occupy... etc.).  Disruptions like that will continue, and in fact, exponentially expand over the next several years.

  • This coming year can be described as one with unbelievable challenges and unbelievable opportunities.

  • Many of our loved ones will be transitioning in 2012.  There will be many national and international figures who will be also passing in this coming year, far more than in 2011.  Because that is also a sign of change.

What's to be done?

At a first glance, the preceding sounds like a pretty grim scenario. Not the end of the world, but the end of the world as we know it. 

So what are we to do?  Go find some place to hide?  Stick our heads in the sand, like ostriches? 

Absolutely not.  This is not the time to slink away or shirk our responsibilities.  How do you suppose you can hide from Mother Earth anyway?  Only by leaving her, right?  Well, good luck with that strategy.

No, this is the time to face and welcome the challenges of 2012 and beyond.  We, the human race, have a say in the outcome.  We are not powerless.  We are all CONNECTED to the spirit world.  We just need to believe it and exercise our power.  After all, we created the problems that are causing an imbalance between the earthly and spiritual realms.  Which is also an example of man's power, albeit a negative one.

No, this is the time of action.  This is the time for healing of Mother Earth.  This is the time when all those who care about our planet MUST step forward and do their bit no matter how insignificant they may think they are individually.  It all adds up.  Just like the problems we created added up.

"Embrace the future, do not fear it," the LBs have told us.  "Accept that you have a major role to play even if you’re not sure at this point what it is."

And what if we don't?  Well, better not go there...

Remember who said, "we must all hang together, or most assuredly, we shall all hang separately?" (Ben Franklin, during the American Revolution). 

The Light Beings also told us that there is a great deal of concern in the spiritual realm that those of you who are committed to help humanity find reasons not to step forward.  "The price of not moving forward is not one that enlightened beings want to pay," they warned us.

Jan 9: First Opportunity to Take Action

The first opportunity to take action and to demonstrate our commitment to helping heal Mother Earth is just around the corner.  It all begins on Jan 9 at 7:30AM GMT (Greenwich, England time).

It is at this exact time that Enlightened Earth Beings around the world are invited to join up with each other in fire ceremonies and pray for the healing of our planet, Mother Earth.  If the weather is not conducive in your climate for an outdoor fire ceremony, you can do it at an indoor fireplace.  Or with a candle - white in daylight, yellow at night.  

Over the next couple of days, I will receive a download of a prayer I plan to use.  I will share it with you before the designated time.  But you should feel free to use your own words.  The most important thing is not what the words are, but that your message emanates from your Heart. [I have received the Prayer for Jan9 Fire Ceremony now. Click here to see it - at the end of this article]

This date and time also happens to be the Full Moon of Jan 2012.  But that's not the only reason for it. The date and the time have been also chosen in conjunction with guidance with Spiritual Kingdom because at that particular moment the veil between the earthly and spiritual realms will be especially thin.  Which will allow for our prayers and messages to be more powerful and the ensuing healing of Mother Earth more effective. [the latter remark has been added by Bob Altzar upon guidance he received from the Light Beings on Jan 3]

It matters not if you are not a shaman.  We are all children of Mother Earth.  What matters is that you CARE about our Mother - Gaia, Pachamama - and are willing to do something to help heal her. 

This photo was taken at sunset in July 2008 when this writer (wearing a red shirt) visited Stonehenge with a group following the Crop Circles that summer.
United Kingdom - England Monday, January 9, 2012 at 7:30:00 AM GMT UTC/GMT
U.S.A. - Hawaii Sunday, January 8, 2012 at 9:30:00 PM HAST UTC-10 hours
U.S.A. - California Sunday, January 8, 2012 at 11:30:00 PM PST
U.S.A. - New York Monday, January 9, 2012 at 2:30:00 AM EST
Central Europe Monday, January 9, 2012 at 8:30:00 AM CET
MoscowRussia Monday, January 9, 2012 at 11:30:00 AM MSD
TokyoJapan Monday, January 9, 2012 at 4:30:00 PM JST
SydneyAustralia Monday, January 9, 2012 at 6:30:00 PM EDT

PS: I know it is a lot to ask of you in the eastern US as it will be 2:30AM in your time zone and you may have to go to work in the morning.  So I am not asking.  I am merely pointing out an opportunity to do something not just for yourself, not just for your family, not just for your country, but for YOUR PLANET.  And that "something" it does not need to take more than 5 minutes of your time.  But the choice is yours.  Mine was the task of being a messenger, of making you aware of the opportunity.

Also, on Mon Jan 9 at 6PM Pacific time (9PM Eastern), Earl Backman will be doing another group channeling of the Light Beings.  This time, they will be focusing on ET's who are critical to moving Earth/humanity forward in 2012 and beyond. Interested individuals need to write to Earl at in order to sign up. The cost is $50.00.

What should you do in 2012 and beyond?

Okay, so Jan 9 activities are a start.  What else should we do in 2012 and beyond?  Look at what it is that you are passionate about. If you follow your passions, chances are you will be following your soul intentions.  Which means you will be successful. 

Here are some other pointers the Light Beings have offered us about what we should do in 2012 and beyond:

  • This coming 2012 and the years beyond that are going to require even more Trust, trust in yourself, trust in your guides and teachers, trust in the Divine.

  • This is a time of great challenge.  Challenges are opportunities.  When you see something challenging, something troublesome, embrace it as a learning experience.  See it as an opportunity to grow! Be of more service.  Be a better healer.

  • It is the time to stay out of Fear. And you all know, Fear is all around you.  Everyone wants you to be in a state of Fear.  Because then they (the politicians) have the answer for Fear, usually at the expense of your liberties.  So reject Fear.  For, Fear is truly dysfunctional.

  • This coming year is not the year for the meek and the mild.  This is the year for the assertive.  The only thing that holds many of you from truly moving forward is your reluctance to embrace who you are at the soul level.  It is a matter of not believing sufficiently in yourself.  Be who you came here to be.  Accept who you are.

  • The success of humanity and survival of the planet depends on us doing more to help heal the Earth. We need to take action and then let go of the outcome.  Because we do not control the outcome. Therefore, give up the control.  Let Spirit guide the process.  Trust.

  • This is the time to treat our fellow human beings from the position of Love, Hope, Acceptance, Compassion and Understanding. I know, that's easier said than done.  I am thinking of "Arab Spring" or "Occupy..." right now.  But it is a worthy goal.  Ghandi did it. Martin Luther King did it.  And all mankind is better for it.

  •  This is the time to hold others accountable for their failure to assist in the evolution of our planet and humanity.  It is also the time to work in groups, to engage others, in community action.  This is not a time for independent action.  We should build consensus, take  community action, evolve together.

  • Realize you are not alone.  The spiritual realm, the angels and archangels and our guides and teachers are all working with us. It is a partnership between advanced beings in spirit, and enlightened beings in body.  The Spiritual realm can advise, counsel, assist, guide... but they cannot do the work.  The work, the nitty-gritty in the dirt work has to be done by enlightened beings - you and I.

  • [This is an important year that is coming. This is not an end of anything.  It is a beginning of everything.


So back to our original questions - what can we expect to happen this year, and what, if anything, can we do to affect the outcome?

As you saw, tremendous changes and challenges lie ahead.  But we can help ourselves and affect the outcome if we embrace the challenges and respond to the Mother and to one another with love, understanding and compassion.  And make such an attitude a 24/7 way of life, not just like an hour or so people devote to God at a Sunday church service.

We saw last year what happens to an "advanced" society, such as Japan, when it starts to rely too much on man's earthly power and distances itself from the spiritual realm.  It is quickly reminded of how inadequate man's power is relative to the Divine.  Here's what I wrote about it last March. within days of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami:

"Ever since Japan was struck on March 11 by the worst earthquake in its recorded history, I have been asking myself and my spirit guides the question "why Japan?"  What's are the message the Creator and the spirits are trying to send to it and to the rest of us humans?  So I've done tons of research, both in planetary and celestial realms.  And here's my conclusion...

Like any responsible parent, Pachamama (Mother Earth) is trying to teach its wayward children a "tough love" lesson.  She is sending us a message: "You cannot abuse your parents with impunity.  You do not own this planet.  You did not create it.  You are merely temporary guests in my home.  So you have to behave respectfully and lovingly."

What Mother did not say was, "or else."  She acted it.  And not for the first time.  She has done that repeatedly.  But this time, it was with an exclamation mark - a 9.0 Richter scale earthquake and devastating tsunamis that have killed over 10,000 people in Japan, based on current estimates.

I feel that are three major reasons why Japan is getting in the ear from Mother right now:

  • Loss of Spirituality, Rise of Atheism, Materialism

  • Patriarchal Society: Treatment of Women

  • Whale Hunting: Disrespect for Mother Earth and Sacredness of Life


As I prayed for Japan during fire ceremonies in the last two days, I asked the spirits to enlighten the Japanese people about these issues. What happened on March 11 was a wake up call.  If Japan does not heed these warnings, there is no doubt in my mind it will be struck again.  And again... And not just Japan.

(An excerpt from Japan Quake: Lessons in Tough Love, Mar 14, 2011)

What happened in Japan in March of last year was merely a prelude to what the world will be facing in 2012.  There are things enlightened earth beings, especially the shamans who are connected to Mother Earth, can do to help balance the energy flow between the earthly and spiritual realm.  That is what this writer is planning to do for the rest of 2012 and beyond.  All those who care to join me in acting as Stewards of the Earth can write to me to let me know, and watch further developments at the new web site I have just registered:

Love and blessings.


Bob Djurdjevic is a writer, shaman, musician and business consultant based in Haiku, Maui, Hawaii.  You can find more of his research and columns at (arts & spirituality),  (geopolitical) and (business) and at his latest web site dedicated to healing the Mother Earth. 

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Suggested Jan 9, 2012 fire ceremony prayer

"Dear Mother, Gaia, Pachamama,

This is (say your name or name of group). We have gathered here today, Jan 9, at this auspicious time, to send to you with our breaths through this fire our love and gratitude for all that you are and all that you do for us.  Thank you for your love and the life you gave us, for taking care of the plant people, the animal people, the stone people, the four-legged ones, the two-legged ones, all of those who walk, all of those who crawl, all of those who slither, all of those who fly, all of those who swim...

Thank you, Mother, for the air that we breathe, the food & water that nourish us, the energy that heats and cools us.  Thank you the beautiful landscapes and seascapes that feed our souls and inspire us to co-create with you and with the Spirit.

We know that we, your children, have not always returned your love and other gifts in kind, nor behaved respectfully toward you.  Please forgive us.  We will try to educate those among us who have transgressed against you, and will work to repair the damage we have caused to you.

(Insert here your personal statement of action about how you plan to do it)

We thank you, and we love you." 

Click here to view the Fire Ceremony video-story

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