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What is chronological timeline (in Manvantara and Mahayuga) of Lord Vishnu incarnations/avatar?

Lord Vishnu's incarnations are innumerable, as time is cyclic. However, we know some incarnations such as 24 incarnations mentioned in Srimad Bhagavatam or famous Dasavatara. Chapter 47 of Matsya ...
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What is the date of Adi Shankara, 8th century AD or 400 BC?

Summary: Adi Shankaracharya belonged to the 5th century BC only and this has been corroborated by various authentic records. As discussed here, the person dated to the 8th century is Abhinava Shankara....
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What work does God do daily?

First of all whatever work Supreme Lord does he has no purpose to do it from absolute level perspective which I discuss here and hence his activity is termed as Leela. As for daily activity like what ...
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What is chronological timeline (in Manvantara and Mahayuga) of Lord Vishnu incarnations/avatar?

Synthesis of various avatars/incarnations using Laghu Bhagavatamrta. Narada and 4 Kumaras appeared in the first Kalpa and they stay throughout the life of Brahma. They are both avesavatara. (LB ...
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What work does God do daily?

God is an ambiguous term, it can indicate Supreme Personality of Godhead Bramhan(super soul) or it can indicate gods(devtas) that are merely jeevatmans(atmans subjected to birth and death). So I will ...
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What is chronological timeline (in Manvantara and Mahayuga) of Lord Vishnu incarnations/avatar?

Please note that Lord Vishnu's incarnations are repetitive. So you may find more than one timeline for each incarnation. To understand this, let's read the below lines: However there are very few ...
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According to the Vedas, what are the properties of time?

In the Svetasvatara Upanishad there is a part called Jnana Mimamsa in the beginning. And one question is asked there as: कालः स्वभावो नियतिर्यदृच्छा भूतानि योनिः पुरुष इति चिन्त्या । संयोग एषां न ...
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Scriptures and characters from previous Manvantras

Yes there are many scriptures existing from the previous eras and in fact the various Purans are also from different time periods. As mentioned in Chapter 53 of Matsya Purana these are the different ...
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What are the names of 8 Prahars of a day?

Yes, Prahara is one type of time measure. The full day is divided into eight parts. According to Srimad Bhagvata Purana: लघूनि वै समाम्नाता दश पञ्च च नाडिका । ते द्वे मुहूर्तः प्रहरः षड्यामः ...
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Did lord Shiva time travel?

Kãlãnjãra means who is the destroyer of Kãla. ie. Who is Kãla of Kãla (Kãlakãla). There is also a tirtha called Kalanjara where Lord Shiva destroyed Kãla while protecting his devotee Sveta. Kurma ...
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Are there any stories related to Lord Shiva from the Kaliyuga?

One story is of Baijnath Mahadev, Agar Malwa (MP): The Only Hindu Temple of Lord Shiva Built (Renovated) By a British Couple. . It goes like follows The British ruled Indian subcontinent for ...
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How Universe has No beginning?

Vedas say time is cyclic. So, there is no first creation. Even we can comprehend it logically. If we assume there was first creation of Universe and other living beings (jivas), why some Atmans ...
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Is the Svetavaraha Kalpa and the Padma Kalpa the same?

No the two are not the same and wikipedia is actually right on this point. According to this excerpt from the Vishnu Purana they are certainly different: When the-three worlds are but one mighty ...
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Do Vedas mention the various people holding the title of Manu?

I am not able to figure out those references mentioned in question. So, I am answering only this part: would like to know if these Manus of previous eras are indeed mentioned in any of the Vedic ...
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What is deva year?

Q. How do the scriptures differentiate between a Deva year and a normal human year? We know the year calculation is as follows: 15 days & nights = 1 fortnight 2 fortnights = 1 month 2 months = 1 ...
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How many days of humans are equivalent to 1 day of Pitris?

One day of Pitris (day + night) is equal to 30 days of Earth/humans. This chapter in the Shanti Parva of the Mahabharata states: Thirty days and nights are called a month, and twelve months are ...
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Where do Vedas state Universe being a projection in space-time?

19.53 is a Hymn to Kala in Atharvaveda also known as Kala Sukta. In it's third verse it states: पूर्ण कुम्भोदिः काल आहितस्तं वै पश्यामो बहुदा नु सन्तः । [AtharvaVeda 19.53.3] A full pot has ...
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Do Vedas say about transition to Kali yuga?

The Kali Yuga began when Krishna departed the Earth. Here is how this chapter of the Mausala Parva of the Mahabharata describes the omens that were seen at that time: When the thirty-sixth year (...
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Did the Churning of the Ocean happen again in the Vaivasvata Manvantara?

There is no discrepancy at all. The churning of the ocean happened in the current Vaivasvata Manvantara only. It is just that the Avatara of the 6th Manvantara is responsible for the churning in the ...
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Why do the Vedas need to be recompiled every Dvāpara Yuga?

https://www.sacred-texts.com/hin/vp/vp077.htm In every Dwápara (or third) age, Vishńu, in the person of Vyása, in order to promote the good of mankind, divides the Veda, which is properly but one, ...
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What do we know about the future Mahayugas?

Future events of mahayugas https://www.sacred-texts.com/hin/vp/vp076.htm Savarni Manvantara In the period in which Sávarńi shall be the Manu, the classes of the gods will be Sutapas, Amitábhas, and ...
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Was there an influence of Kali demon in Dwapara yuga?

Well as mentioned in the comments with the passing of each Yuga there is a general degradation of the morality however Kali and Dvapar have worked in cahoots before so I wouldn't discount the ...
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Time and Hinduism

Yes that certainly seems to be the case. As mentioned in the Manu Smriti: The sun divides days and nights, both human and divine, the night (being intended) for the repose of created beings and the ...
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How to make kundali from DOB and Time without Internet

You don't need internet for that purpose if you have an Ephemeris with you. For example, the book Raman's 110 years Ephemeris will allow you to compute any horoscope provided the birth has occurred ...
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How much time has been passed of current Brahma's life span?

I heard from one of my friends that half of current Brahma's time is passed, is that true? Yes, that's true as per Chapter 46 of Markandeya Purana and Chapter 5 of Kurma Purana. How much time has ...
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What scriptures discuss Krishna's time in relation to the Yuga Sandhi periods?

In Shanti Parva, Sri Krishna blessed Bhishma with the knowledge of the past, present, and the future and Bhishma tells Yudhisthira how Vishnu in the beginning of the world told Narada about the ...
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How far is Brahmaloka from our Earth?

A partial answer ... Skanda Purana says that the distance is 8 crore yojanas. Quoting from the book "Essence of Skanda Purana": there was no Place like Bharat which happened to be the ‘...
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What do the seven horses of God Surya represent?

There can be 2 explanations that are coming to my mind, at present. 1. Post Vedic/Puranic/General a) 7 horses may indicate 7 colours of the Nature. Light that emanates from the Sun or Surya ...
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