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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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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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Are curses(saapa) effective in Kali Yuga?

As per the Parashara Smriti, curses(saapa) are effective in Kali Yuga as well very much like the previous 3 Yugas.Only difference being in the time after which the curses take effect. For example,In ...
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What are the four legs of Dharma?

No, the four legs of the bull of Dharma do not represent percentages of righteousness in society (although it is true that the number of righteous people decline as the Yugas progress). Rather, the ...
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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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How much earth year passes in 1 second of Brahmaloka?

1 kalpa is equal to 1000 Chaturyugas..1 Day of Brahma Loka is 1 Kalpa 1 Chaturyuga = 12000 deva years ■ 1 kalpa = 12000000 deva years ■ 12 hour of Brahmaloka= 12000000deva years ■ 1 hour of ...
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Who all were the different Ved-Vyas?

As I discuss in this answer, how the Vedas originated is that from time immemorial, sages known as Dhristas have heard sacred verses directly from the gods during a state of Tapasya (deep meditation). ...
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How will we know the end of first part of the Kali yuga?

Nothing very definitive but some indications are given in the Bhavisya Purana: Then Bali and Kalki Devi approached Narayana in the form of Vamana who in turn enabled a Brahmana called Kama Sharma ...
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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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How do the Vedas survive during the dissolution of the Universe?

During the time of dissolution Lord Shiva doesn't destroys the Vedas because they enter the Panchakshari Mantra (Nama Shivaya) and thus Lord Shiva graces on them. In the Linga Purana Chapter 85 &...
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How qualities of humans change drastically from Kali Yuga to Satya Yuga?

Yugas won't change suddenly. There are transition times between Yugas. Chapter 29 and 31 of ANUSANGA in Brahmanda Purana (Pg- 287-313) describe them in detail. Indra narrates this to sage Suta. 3-4. ...
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Which smṛtis (dharma śāstras) are to be followed in Kali-yuga?

The Dharma Shastra (the rule book of what to do and what not to do) to be followed in Kali Yuga is Parashara Smriti only & not those of Manu and others. This is as per the Parashara Smriti . I ...
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Do the Vedas mention Yugas?

Vedas quite clearly mention about Yugas. Krishna Yajurveda 4.3.3 does so. The Taittiriya Samhita 4.3.3.1 mentions the names of 5 Yugas among which we are familiar with 3 of them viz - Krita, TretA ...
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What will be the next Yuga after Kali Yuga?

Traditional answer is Satya Yuga. Many Puranas say Satya, Treta, Dwapara and Kali Yuga occur in cyclic order with no beginning and ending. (Time is cyclic according to Hinduism. Puranas and Vedas ...
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Do the Vedas mention Yugas?

No,vedas don't mention yugas only smritis mention them even swami vivekananda has said- Quoting from Works of Swami Vivkananda, Volume 5, Q&A: Q. — Is the division of time into four Yugas ...
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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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What is the duration (Timeline) of the four "Yugas"?

The duration of the 4 yugas is: Satya Yuga           - 4800 years Treta Yuga            - 3600 ...
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Who all were the different Ved-Vyas?

Though Keshav's answer gives names of previous Vyasas, Shiva Purana gives different names for some of the previous Vyasas. Chapter 4&5 of Satarudrasamhita Section of Shiva Purana mentions that ...
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How old is earth according to Hinduism?

Time between begining of creation and beginign of destruction is kalpa (day of brahma) = 4.32 billion years Age of earth according to modern radiometric data is around 4.54 billion years(As you have ...
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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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What are the capabilities & incapabilities of Kaliyuga people comparing to people of other Yugas

The exact & precise psychological, , mental & spiritual comparison between the People of Other yugas and Kaliyuga is provided in Shreemad Bhagvat Purana. Book 2 , Skandha 12 ,Chapter 3 (...
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Do the Vedas mention Yugas?

Yes, RigVeda mentions about 'yuga' starting with the 'asat yuga' from which deva brought forth the 'sat yuga'. Ref. RV. 10.72 (2) - ' devana purvye yuge asat sat jayat'. And RigVeda can tell us ...
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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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Which scripture mentions Yuga length?

Its not that direct, we need to calculate it! From the Shri-Surya-Siddhanta, Chapter 1 Verse 17 युगस्य दशमो भागश्चतुस्त्रिद्वेकसंगुण: । क्रमात्‌ कृतयुगादीनां षष्ठांश: सन्ध्ययो: स्वक:॥ १७॥ The tenth ...
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Which scripture mentions Yuga length?

I have given below a discussion of the length of the yugas in Linga Purana. O brahmins, the Krta yuga consists of four thousand years. Four hundred, three hundred, two hundred and hundred years ...
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