" 'The Maya understood that whereas the 260-day sacred cycle is our period of individual gestation, the 26,000 year cycle is our collective gestation -- our collective unfolding as a species," Jenkins wrote in Maya Cosmogenesis 2012. 'Precession represents a 26,000-year cycle of biological unfolding -- a type of spiritual gestation and birth -- that Earth and its consciousness-endowed life forms undergo.' "
Source: 2012: The Return of Quetzalcoatl, Pages: 232
Contributed by: Chris