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What exactly happens at end of Kali Yuga. Will the world be destroyed?

No, the world won't actually get destroyed at the end of the Kali Yuga. Rather, what's going to occur is that when the evil and decadence of the Kali Yuga reaches its zenith, Vishnu will have an ...
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Do methods of worship change according to yugas?

Yes, you've heard correctly. As the four Yugas progress, the world becomes more and more evil. But as a way to help people deal with all the evil that surrounds them, in later Yugas it becomes ...
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Did the Mahabharata and the Ramayana happen in the current Yuga cycle in the current Manvantara?

Yes, both the Ramayana and the Mahabharata happened in the present Vaivasvata Manvantara.. Let me address each one separately. Keep in mind that we're currently living in the 28th Kali Yuga of the ...
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Death of Lord Shiva?

Lord Shiva is unborn and eternal. There is no birth and no death for Him. Lord Shiva is Brahman. This is what Mahabharatha says about Lord Shiva Mahadeva is Eternal Brahman. Persons endued with Yoga; ...
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Why Lord Shiva is depicted as Lord of Time?

YajurVeda salutes Lord Shiva by stating: नमो अग्रियाय च प्रथमाय च [YajurVeda Taittariya Samhita 4.5.5.2] Namo Agriyaya cha prathamaya cha Salutations to Him who was before all things and who ...
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Story of Purandara Indra

The present Indra became king of the three worlds by performing a 100 Ashwamedha Yagnas (horse rituals), as described in this chapter of the Shanti Parva of the Mahabharata: It is heard, O Partha, ...
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When was Mahabali (Asura King Bali) booned about being the next Indra?

The story is described in this chapter of the Srimad Bhagavatam. Most people only know about how Vishnu's incarnation Vamana the dwarf took two steps, and then told Mahabali that there was no room ...
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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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Repetition of Time and Yugas in Hinduism

The four yugas you listed, join to be called as Mahayuga or Chaturyuga. Every cycle(Mahayuga) has different happenings all together, its not clear whether each cycle(Mahayuga) will have same incidents....
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Do we have any record of events in any previous Kaliyuga?

There are multiple incarnations of Vishnu which took place during previous Kali Yugas: Pramati: Just as Vishnu'e incarnation Kalki will come at the end of the present Kali Yuga and kill all the evil ...
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Did Lord Vishnu incarnate as Kalki in any of the previous Yugas?

First of all, we know for a fact that Kalki doesn't come in every Kali Yuga. In this chapter of the Matsya Purana (an important Hindu scripture), various incarnations of Vishnu in the present ...
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What exactly happens at end of Kali Yuga. Will the world be destroyed?

The Yuga Time Period Kritha Yuga 17,28,000 human years Tretha Yuga 12,96,000 human years Dwapara Yuga 8,64,000 human years Kali Yuga 4,32,000 human years (As on today we are approximately over 5000 ...
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Time travel in Hindu scripture

In Bhagavata Purana and some other Puranas, there is mention of a king named Muchukunda who also experienced a similar effect. He went to join the battle for the gods as their commander but by the ...
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Are there any stories related to Lord Shiva from the Kaliyuga?

Let me preface this by saying that since most of our scriptures were composed or compiled by Vyasa at the end of the Dwapara Yuga or the beginning of the Kali Yuga, most descriptions of Shiva's ...
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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 the Significance of Brahmamuhurtha

Brahmamuhurtam is the time one and a half hour before sunrise, or more precisely is 1 Hr 36 Minutes. i.e. 96 Minutes. This time is considered apt for religious, yoga and meditative purposes because ...
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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 exactly happens at end of Kali Yuga. Will the world be destroyed?

We are currently in the age of Ascending Dwapara Yuga and not in Kali Yuga. This astonishing revelation was made by Sri Yukteswar Giri(Guru of Paramahansa Yogananda) in his book "The Holy Science" ...
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How many days are there in one Yuga?

I'm not sure why you're interested in the number of days as opposed to the number of years, but in any case it's simple arithmetic. Here is how the Vishnu Purana describes the lengths of the four ...
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How come the Vedas describe mostly the Vamana avatara of Vishnu?

It's because certain names and events recur. From our perspective, the mantras found in Samhitas of the Vedas discuss how our Indra, known as Purandara, defeated a demon named Vritrasura in the ...
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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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How many Manus have been there?

First of all, let's go over the relevant timescales. (See my answers here and here for more details.). The four Yugas together make up one Mahayuga. 1000 Mahayugas make up one Kalpa, which is one ...
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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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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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Why would Kali Demon cause misery?

It's part of the demon Kali's fundamental nature to be evil, considering his lineage, which described in this chapter of the Srimad Bhagavatam: Another son of Lord Brahmā was Irreligion, whose wife’...
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Do same events repeat in every Yuga?

Yes, cycles repeat themselves. There is scriptural evidence that says this. But there is one change. The 'jiva' that is inhabiting your body in this life is not the same jiva from your life in the ...
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Why do the Vedas need to be recompiled every Dvāpara Yuga?

Good question. I think the answer is what you gave in the last part. Vedas must be relocated and upgraded after every 4,320,000 years. It might be that, for example many people translate Geeta ...
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