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The name of an epoch or era within a four age cycle.

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What scriptures discuss Krishna's time in relation to the Yuga Sandhi periods?

It is commonly said that Krishna departed the Earth in 3102 BC and the Mahabharata war occurred in 3138 BC, a little over five thousand years ago. But I just found indication these events may have ...
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In which yuga was lord Dattatreya born? [duplicate]

In which yuga was Dattatreya born? Was it Dwapara yuga or Kali yuga?
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In which Yuga did Shiva destroy Tripura?

In two days we will be celebrating Dev Deepawali. I want to know in which Yuga and which Manvantar did Shiva destroy the three citadels of Tripura? Is the information mentioned in any Puranas?
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Are the symptoms of 4 yugas visible on higher planetary systems?

We know the symptoms of each of the 4 yugas and pillars of religion(truthfulness, mercy, austerity and cleanliness) reduce with each passing yuga. Are these symptoms to be seen only on earth or even ...
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Was every human a Vaishnava in Satya yuga?

Satya Yuga is the first among the four yugas, where Dharma (religious principles) were followed to the perfection. Dharma can be found to be in perfect practice only in Rama Rajya and nowhere else. ...
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Scriptual reference for causes of being born in the Kaliyuga

The Kaliyuga is, especially by Puranic sources, considered to be the deteriorating state of humanity where ethtics, morality and intelligence are spiralling out of control. For example, at the end ...
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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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Is the influence of current materialistic nature a feature of this Kaliyuga?

Is the influence of current materialistic life with technology a feature of this Kaliyuga? Did this happen before i.e., during previous Kaliyugas? Did Indian kings alone rule the world in previous ...
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Are we in Kali-Yuga's pre-Sandhi period?

The time-cycle of creation is that each Chatur-Yuga is 43,20,000 years, split up as such: 1 deva day = 1 human year. 1 deva year = 360 deva days. 1 deva year = 360 human years. Each Yuga is ...
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Is years in all eras(yugas) calculation related to any increment of sins on earth?

We have 4 eras like a Satiyuga, Dwaparayuga, Tretayuga, Kaliyuga. I have read all of the time periods. But, Is this calculation linked to any other criteria like increment of sins on earth or ...
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What are all the Vishnu avatar from current Mahayuga according to scriptures? [duplicate]

It is said that not every Vishnu Avatar comes in every Mahayuga, as somebody told me in chat that Rama avatar didn't come in current Mahayuga. So I wanted to know which are the Vishnu avatar from the ...
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Vedic Age and Hindu Timeline

It is said in Wikipedia that The Vedic period or Vedic age (c. 1500 – c. 600 BCE) is the period in the history of the Indian subcontinent intervening between the end of the urban Indus Valley ...
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What are all the changes the earth will suffer from during the Kali-Yuga? [closed]

What changes the earth will suffer from during the Kali-Yuga? I don't want a very small answer because question is not small. I want to know all the changes the earth will suffer from during Kali-age ...
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What does "Avatar of Kali Yuga" and "Avatar of Dwapara Yuga" mean?

I can understand lord Rama and lord Krishna are Avatars of lord Vishnu. But when I listen that, Duryodhana was Avatar of "Kali Yuga" and Shakuni was the Avatar of "Dwaapara Yuga" which I could not ...
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why no epic is there in Kaliyuga like Ramayan and Mahabharat? [duplicate]

Like Ramayan and Mahabharat, Is there any epic happened or yet to happen in Kaliyuga? This question is related but no proper resources. It is said that all the four Yugas have repeated multiple times....
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What will happen to Hanuman and the other Chiranjivis after the end of the Kali Yuga?

Is there any reference regarding this in any Veda or other books?
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If the Vedas say human lifespan is 100 years, how can humans live for thousands of years in previous yugas?

This answer says that the Vedas say the average human lifespan is around 100 years. If so, how can humans live for 10,000 years plus in previous yugas? Since every word of the Veda is eternal, this ...
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What scriptures did people follow before Dwapara Yuga?

Bhagavad Gita was told by Krishna to Arjuna in Dwapara Yuga. Since then Bhagavad Gita is followed by many and is an important scripture. But what did the people follow before Dwapara Yuga when the ...
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What is chronological timeline (in Manvantara and Mahayuga) of Lord Vishnu incarnations/avatar?

Please tell me chronological timeline (in Manvantara and Mahayuga) of Lord Vishnu's various incarnations.
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Kali yuga according to the Mahabaratha

The inhabited regions of the earth will be afflicted with dearth and famine, and the highways will be filled with lustful men and women of evil repute. Hi, according to the Mahabharata during this ...
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Do the Vedas mention Yugas?

Do the Vedas mention time eras known as Yugas; Satya, Treta, Dvapara, Kali? Or is it only found in Itihasas and Puranas?
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Where is the exact date of start of kaliyug mentioned?

The generally held belief is that kaliyuga started around -3102bc. Where is the exact verse or inscription which states this? Also is there any verse which states when dwapara started or treta started?...
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Why the year of the gods are taken as divine years for yuga calculations?

By taking the year of gods i.e 360 earth years we get a huge time frame of 360*1200 = 432000 years for Kaliyuga. Are we not making God a material being by assigning such numbers which could also mean ...
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Which Darshana ShAstras were available during the Krita and TretA yugas?

We know that in Hinduism we have the six philosophies (Darshana) collectively known as the Shadadarshana. They are- SAmkhya, PAtanjala, NyAya, Vaisheshika, PurvamimAmsA and Uttara MimAmsA (also known ...
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What is the order of the present Varah Kalpa n Brahma's life?

The Skand Purana says Sati was born in the 1st Manvantar of the Pitri Kalpa which was the 30th Kalpa in the second Parardha of Brahma. The text again says that Parvati was born in the Vaivasvat i.e. ...
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The yuga's- their repetition [duplicate]

I have read that kaliyuga is the last yuga which will end with catatrophism, and then again satyuga will start, Now my question is is this tetrad (of satyuga, tretayuga, dwaperyuga, kalyuga) was the ...
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Did people in other Yugas live on any other planet(s)?

Scientists discovered 8 planets till now. Other than earth, did people in other Yugas like satya yuga, trethayuga & dwaparayuga live on any other planet?
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When Brahma's day ends and a new day starts does the previous day repeat itself? [duplicate]

When an day ends for Brahma there are no living beings and when a new day starts everything is recreated. My question is - does the same chain of events take place in the new day of Brahma? For ...
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How much was the population in Satya yuga?

As we know in Satya yuga people lived for about 1 lakh years. Then how many years they spend in childhood, at what age will they become adults? At what age usually they were married ? Also, what ...
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Does Lord Narayana take incarnation to change era?

From the story of Ramayana and Mahabharata, I have come to know that Lord Narayana takes incarnation at the end of every era (yuga). And when Lord's incarnation dies then era changes (and new era ...
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What happens between the transition of yugas?

According to the scriptures, there are yugas in these worlds. After completion of one yuga, the world collapses even an ant cannot escape from death but according to the history we find so many ...
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how will Kalki destroy all the bad people at the end of Kali Yuga

It is said, after 4,32,000 years that the current Kali Yuga will end and then a new Satya Yuga will be created(as mentioned here). My question is 1)how will Kalki destroy all the bad people? [ is it ...
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Who is the first man or woman born in this yuga or in any other yuga? [duplicate]

Regular process is mother will give birth to new baby. Then who is the first man or woman born in this yuga or in any other yuga? How were those first persons born? Were they born as babies or ...
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The Lord is tri-yuga? [closed]

The Lord is tri-yuga The above translation states that the Lord descends in three yugas: Satya, Treta, and Dvapara. Or rather, the translation doesn't say that, but the commentary does. This makes no ...
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During what Yugas did Hiranyakashipu, Mahabali, and Ravana rule?

This excerpt from the Prabhasa Kanda of the Skanda Purana describes how long different demons ruled the three worlds for: Hiranyakashipu shone as the king for one hundred seven million two hundred ...
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Were there any temples in Satya yuga?

Is there any reference of temple of lord in the time of Satya Yuga? Around that time people used to worship which God/Goddess?
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Did big corporate organizations exist in Treta yuga and Dvapara yuga?

In today's world we are seeing so many corporate organizations for everything and they are controlling and affecting many of our lives in their desired way. And also many giant corporations have so ...
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What are the capabilities & incapabilities of Kaliyuga people comparing to people of other Yugas

Intellectual, psychical, physical, psychological, physiological, mental & spiritual comparisons.
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Time measurement in Hindu Scriptues

I am aware of the different yugas and their different length. As far as I know the time lenghts stand in a ratio of 4:3:2:1. I believe that the ratio is always the same, but my question is whether the ...
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Did the destruction of Daksha's sacrifice also happen in present Vaivasvata Manvantara?

It is a well-known event that Mahadeva destroys the sacrifice of Daksha when Devi Sati destroys herself in the sacrifice. But it happened in the Pitri Kalpa. Destruction of Yajna of Daksha is the ...
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Who are the śaka purushas?

In my recent question, I asked about the pādas of the yuga. This time my question is about śakas (era). Many of you are aware that we live in the śālivāhana śaka era. Even though the current year ...
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How will we know the end of first part of the Kali yuga?

As we know, There are four yugas (Satya, Treta, Dwapara, Kali). Every yuga consists of four parts (known as pādā in sanskrit). Many are aware that in the daily rituals we perform, we say Kali yuge ...
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Which world view prevailed during other yugas

Various philosophies or world views base on vedas are sankya, vaisheshika, purva mimansa, vedantha. What world views were in existence during other yugas? Say like during mahabharata and ramayana
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Do Vedas say about transition to Kali yuga?

Did any major events happen once the Kali yuga started? Like an earth quake or major disaster? Or was it more of the same day?
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How do the Vedas survive during the dissolution of the Universe?

Lord Shiva destroys the entire Universe when the Mahakalpa ends. Brahma too attains Moksha in that pralaya. Vedas in their personal form are also present in Brahmaloka along with Brahma. For eg. ...
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When did this Kali yuga start?

Is there a way to know the start date in Gregorian calendar of current Kali yuga? If yes, What is the date?
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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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Did sage Nara and Narayan still live even in 28th Dwapar Yuga?

Nara and Narayan were the incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Who later incarnated in last Dwapara as Arjuna and Krishna. Nara-Narayan incarnation has been discussed in this question. In 9th Canto Chapter 3 ...
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Which smṛtis (dharma śāstras) are to be followed in Kali-yuga?

Which smṛti or smṛtis (Manu, Parāśara, Yājñavalkya etc.) are to be followed in Kali-yuga§? The Parāśara smṛti supposedly mentions that it is meant for Kali-yuga. Do we have similar statements in ...
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Are curses(saapa) effective in Kali Yuga?

Our Puranas and other Mahagranthas like Ramayana & the Mahabharata contains numerous examples of curses(saap)(& boons ofcourse) and how their effectiveness shape future events. In Mahabharata ...