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  • noun Plural form of yuga.

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  • The Vedas reveal a much different story in which all existence ultimately, has neither a beginning or an end, and is pervaded and sustained by purposeful Divine Intelligence, while at the same time is evolving and changing form over stunningly long cycles—trillions of years—known as yugas.

    Spiritual Teachings of the Avatar

  • The Vedas reveal a much different story in which all existence ultimately, has neither a beginning or an end, and is pervaded and sustained by purposeful Divine Intelligence, while at the same time is evolving and changing form over stunningly long cycles—trillions of years—known as yugas.

    Spiritual Teachings of the Avatar

  • The Vedas reveal a much different story in which all existence ultimately, has neither a beginning or an end, and is pervaded and sustained by purposeful Divine Intelligence, while at the same time is evolving and changing form over stunningly long cycles—trillions of years—known as yugas.

    Spiritual Teachings of the Avatar

  • On the subject of "theories of history," it is interesting to note that in 'The Human Cycle' Sri Aurobindo validates in relative measure both the spiral cycle of Lamprecht creatively adapted to the Puranic yugas and the more strictly anthropological "evolutionary progression" from infrarational to rational before pushing it further to a subjective and spiritual stage.

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  • On the subject of "theories of history," it is interesting to note that in 'The Human Cycle' Sri Aurobindo validates in relative measure both the spiral cycle of Lamprecht creatively adapted to the Puranic yugas and the more strictly anthropological "evolutionary progression" from infrarational to rational before pushing it further to a subjective and spiritual stage.

    "Europeanization of the world" is a necessary stage of world culture

  • Each of the yugas differs from its prede - cessor much as the Ages of Hesiod did, in that wicked - ness and general evil grow greater.

    CYCLES

  • Asoka, in the third century B.C. It should be observed that the yugas varied in length: the first, the Satyayuga, corresponding to the Golden Age in Greek mythology, was the longest; the Kaliyuga, which began on 18

    CYCLES

  • It is interesting that the four yugas have some of the characteristics of the human life-cycle in that the capacity for com - mitting evils enters after childhood and increases until old age.

    CYCLES

  • In India the doctrine appears in the form of the four yugas, or ages, which make up the mahâyuga (Great Year), a period lasting for 4,320,000 solar years.

    CYCLES

  • Brahma and Yama and Sthanu the fifth, perform their sacrifices at the expiration of a thousand yugas.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Translated into English Prose Sabha Parva

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