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What is the correct duration of every yuga? [duplicate]

There are different duration for the major 4 yuga (Sat, Tretaa, Dvaapara, Kali) found in internet. With recent (one of the) study it is believed that Ramayana happend 7k years back and Mahabharata 5k ...
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Could be that the dates and timeline of 4 yugas got changed when puranas were passed down orally? [duplicate]

The durations for yugas are way too large. Can it be that puranas witnessed contamination or corruption from people who weren't able to calculate the yugas correctly? Or were they exaggerated by later ...
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Did Ramayana occur 1.6 million years ago?

Many Western scholars and Indian scholars with Western mindset tried to fix the age of Srimad Ramayana, to approximately the 5th to 4th century BC. And, they succeeded to some extent in making ...
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Repetition of Time and Yugas in Hinduism

The following is the time span of yugas. Now we are in kaliyuga. Will these yugas repeat? If the same yugas repeat, then what about the incidents happening in the universe? Will they also repeat? E....
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How many days did Ravana keep Sita confined?

How many days did Ravana keep Sita confined? I have searched many sites over the internet but wasn't able to find an answer to this question. Can anyone help me?
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How will the Kalki avatar look like?

How will the Kalki avatar look like, appearance-wise? I have heard he'll have a sword and ride atop a horse. Is it true?
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Who is kaal? What is kaal?

Who is kaal? What is kaal? What does vedas say about this vedic god? Is he vedic god? Is kaal different from Yamadeva?
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What is the need of creation?

Questions How was the Universe created? and What is the source of creation according to Upanishads? talk about many aspects of creation. But my questions are: What is the need of creation? Why Brahma ...
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What will be the next Yuga after Kali Yuga? [duplicate]

What will be the next Yuga after Kali Yuga?
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Please explain Kalpa theory and calculations?

How are Kalpas traditionally calculated? Sri Yukteswar Giri has said in The Holy Science that the sun revolves around another star, taking 24,000 years per revolution. As the Sun (and our solar system)...
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Which yuga did Swami Vivekananda consider to be current yuga?

Swami Vivekananda said that Karma yoga is the best for this age. The Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda/Volume 5/Sayings and Utterances Jnâna, Bhakti, Yoga and Karma—these are the four paths ...
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Ramayana ➡ Mahabharata: 31 Ikshvaku Kings. What was the (average) age of those kings?

Book IV Chapter 4 of Vishnu Purana describes Ikshvaku dynasty as: "Rama and his brothers had each two sons. Kusha and Lava were the sons of Rama; those of Lakshman were Angada and Chandraketu; ...
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How many Rudras have been actually born?

We have been told that the Rudras were the incarnation of Lord Rudra (Shiva). Who they actually were and how many were they ? What were their duties ? and will they come again in future?
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What do Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva do after 1 Kalpa when Brahmadev goes to sleep?

What do Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva do after 1 Kalpa when Brahmadev goes to sleep ? As per this answer a day of Lord Brahma is 4(yuga)*1000. 4,320,000 years * 1000 = 4,32,00,00,000 years is 1 ...
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How do Brahma and Saraswati die?

Brahmadev has a lifespan of 100 years and after that he dies. I have certain questions about his death. How does he die? What happens to his wife Devi Saraswati after death of Brahmdev? If Brahmdev ...

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