“Astrological calculations can be used to figure out what the calendar will be like in 2150,” said Yupa, director of the institute of astrology and calendar calculation under the Hospital of Tibetan Medicine in Lhasa.
“Friday’s ‘doomsday event’ is not possible. Otherwise, we would not be able to calculate the following years,” he said, adding that the rumor is groundless and is being exploited by some for commercial gain.
The Tibetan calendar originated from the Indian calendar in the 11th century, although some of its elements have been borrowed from China. It has provided accurate forecasts for solar and lunar eclipses, blizzards and earthquakes throughout history.
You know what else proves that the world won’t end today? BASIC COMMON SENSE.