Crystal Skulls are a Symbol of Death

Human skulls symbolize death. Skulls represent danger and are used as a symbol of warning to the innocent. The use of human skulls in witchcraft is a well known fact. Researchers find the myths of crystal skulls mysterious and these stories fascinate young readers very much.

Mitchell Hedges first mentioned the crystal skull in his autobiography. He just states that it was used by Mayan high priests during religious rituals. How Mitchell Hedges got the crystal skull is still a mystery. Of the hundreds of crystal skulls available, only 13 of them are supposed to be of Mayan origin.

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The 13 Crystal Skulls and the End of the World

According to myths, thousands of years ago 13 crystal skulls were left behind by the Mayan priests to be found by future generations. These skulls are believed to possess supernatural powers. The myth of the 13 crystal skulls is as mysterious as most of the other findings of the Mayan society. It is said that these 13 skulls will come together to form a matrix at a specific time and would result in the destruction of the existing world and re-creation of a new world. This is intricately connected with the Mayan calendars that predict the end of the world.

Beliefs and Research on Crystal Skulls

The finders of these crystal skulls state that they are pre-Columbian Mesoamerican artifacts. Whereas scientists opine that most of these skulls could be 19th century products. Members of the new age movement strongly believe that the skulls exhibit paranormal phenomena. A few of the well known crystal skulls that are believed to be of Mayan origin include the Mitchell-Hedges crystal skull, the British crystal skull, the Paris crystal skull, Mayan crystal skull, the Amethyst skull, Texas crystal skull, ET skull, and the Rose Quartz crystal skull.

It is said that the crystal skulls are centers of radiant psychic energy and that they can increase happiness in the lives of the people who interact with the skulls. Although not scientifically proven, there are strong beliefs and some evidence of the supernatural healing powers of the skulls.