There are many people or groups of people belonging to a particular religion or ethnicity that have made predictions and have had prophecies regarding specific individuals, as well as the way of the world. Some of the prophecies deal with the emergence of a new world and even the end of the world. Below you will find a variety of predictions and such originating from an array of different sources.
In Australia, there are aboriginals who have passed down various prophecies transcending generations. Elders tell tales regarding the end of the world as we know it and the beginning of a new one. An example of an aboriginal prophecy speaks of â€œblack rainâ€ that will fall during the end of the world.
When speaking of the end of the world, Hindu prophecies describe the world as being filled with greedy individuals, who will live a short life marred by perversive ways. This will be the cause of their ruin. The end of the world will be marked with plague, fatal diseases, famine, drought, as well as numerous quarrels. Those that suffer through the breakdown of the world will suffer from the elements, succumbing to the cold, heat, wind and rain, forced to wear clothes made from leaves and tree bark. It is the belief that no one will live past 23 years of age.
Other declarations include: lies will win all quarrels; India will become uninhabited due to short life span and disease; people will commit abortion of their own free will; Earthâ€™s value will be measured by her minerals; marriage will only be fueled by pleasure; land will only be defined as such if it is without water.
An Inca prophecy declares that North America will be seen as a powerful physical strength; Europe will be valued for its mental capacity; South America will be valued for its compassion. North America is viewed as the â€œbody.â€ Europe is viewed as the â€œhead.â€ South America is viewed as the â€œheart.â€
Accurate predications that have been attributed to Eskimo women include: the date that World War I began; the Virgin Mary at Fatima appearance; the disaster regarding the space shuttle, Challenger; President John F. Kennedyâ€™s assassination was predicted two years before it occurred.
The Hopis spoke of an emergence of a â€œFifth Worldâ€ that would threaten their existence and ways, as told through the occurrence of nine different signs. Below you will find the different signs:
First Sign: Spoke of the arrival of white-skinned men who took land that did not belong to them, striking their enemies with â€œthunder.â€ The thunder referred to the use of guns.
Second Sign: Spoke of the appearance of â€œspinning wheels filled with voices.â€ This referred to the appearance of covered wagons.
Third Sign: Spoke of the appearance of a beast that resembled a buffalo, but had long horns. This referred to the emergence of longhorn cattle.
Fourth Sign: Spoke of the land being â€œcrossed by snakes of iron.â€ This was a reference to railroad tracks.
Fifth Sign: Spoke of the land being â€œcriss-crossed by a giant spider's web.â€ This referred to the emergence of power and telephone lines.
Sixth Sign: Spoke of the land being â€œcriss-crossed with rivers of stone that make pictures in the sun.â€ This referred to the appearance of concrete roads, which create the effect of seeing a mirage.
Seventh Sign: Spoke of the sea turning black, leading to the death of many living things. This is a reference to oil spills.
Eighth Sign: Spoke of the youth who wore â€œtheir hair long like our people, come and join the tribal nations, to learn our ways and wisdom.â€ This was a reference to hippies.
Ninth Sign: â€œYou will hear of a dwelling-place in the heavens, above the earth, that shall fall with a great crash. It will appear as a blue star. Very soon after this, the ceremonies of the Hopi people will cease.â€