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Names of other languages which existed during Dwapara Yuga

From the following excerpt from Adi Parva, it is clear that there exist multiple languages during Mahabharata times When the city was built, there came, O king, numerous Brahmanas well-acquainted ...
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Were Shakuntala and Rama contemporaries?

I have this chronology in mind: Vishvamitra meets Menaka. Vishvamitra and Menaka give birth to Shakuntala. Vishvamitra and Menaka separate. Vishvamitra gives Shakuntala to Rishi Kanva and carries on ...
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It is said that Kali was present in Satyug as Gandharva and in Dwapar as dice, the biggest sinner lived through it all

Kali did many wrong things in Dwapar Yug and in Satyug and yet he is spared. The main of starting another yug to start over and eradicate all that is wrong in current yug. Its almost like he is a ...
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Do any scriptures relate events from multiple Yugas?

I have heard some folklore that Bhima acted indecorously in front of Yudhishtira after the transition from Dwapara Yuga to Kali Yuga.
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Marrying husband's brother during Dwapara and Kali Yuga

There are two related questions on this topic: Was marrying brother's wife an accepted in the society of the Ramayana or pre-Ramayana era? Is levirate marriage allowed in Hinduism? First one is ...
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Was sanatan dharma only religion until kalyug?

i was confused if sanatan dharma was only religion until dwaparyug. Did all other countries like mesopotamia and egypt came in kalyug?
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