Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Hindu chron., a day of Brahma, a period of 4,320,000,000 years, equivalent to a thousand great ages (mahāyuga); an eon. At the end of the eon, the cosmos is resolved again into chaos, and has to be created anew at the end of another like period, constituting a night of the Supreme Being. Also spelled
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Hind. Myth.) One of the Brahmanic eons, a period of 4,320,000,000 years. At the end of each Kalpa the world is annihilated.
“According to the tradition, just below the heart center there is something called the kalpa vriksha or "wishing tree.”
“The real 'kalpa', which now stands in the garden of the god Indra in the first heaven, was one of the fourteen varieties found at the churning of the ocean by the gods and demons.”
“The manuscript mentioned the name of the idol - "kalpa maha-ayusham rasayana vigraha" abbreviated in CIA files to "Kalpa Vigraha.”
“The CIA had been keeping a meticulous watch ( "kalpa-tag", they called it) over almost all test-subjects around the globe, and monitoring their lives in secrecy.”
“In a search conducted over many weeks, spanning many states, and enquiries made from many retired personnel, the agency was able to trace the manuscript from the house of a microbiologist the CIA had many years ago hired for analysis of the "charged" kalpa vigraha water.”
“CIA's kalpa vigraha cell's job was, and still continues to be, to report back if a recipient of the charged water (wherever he or she was in the world) was alive.”
“Because they are the circumstances "prior to the kalpa of emptiness", they are this life of the present; because they are the self "before the germination of any subtle sign", they are liberated in their actual occurrence.”
“Our present period is a Bhadra-kalpa, and four Buddhas have already appeared.”
“The thousand little boys were the thousand Buddhas of this Bhadra-kalpa. 8”
“The thousand Buddhas of this Bhadra-kalpa, indeed, will all use the same alms-bowl; and when the bowl has disappeared, the Law of Buddha will go on gradually to be extinguished.”
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