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Topic: Kaliyuga

In the News (Mon 18 Jun 18)

  Hindu Culture - The Saffron Colour, Satyuga and Kaliyuga, Purnakumbha, Swarga and Narka, and Kalki
- Pralaya, Kalki, Satyuga and Kaliyuga, Swarga and Narka, and Surya Grahana
Kaliyuga is an age of evil in which man has fallen from his pristine glory.
for this reason, the memory of this past age (Kaliyuga) was retained by especially those who were relegated to the position of paupers in the new society and that age was extolled as a Satyuga (age of righteousness) which it was said would return and lift the pall of vices that characterized the later days.
www.hindubooks.org /sudheer_birodkar/hindu_history/satyuga.html   (4465 words)

In the age of Kaliyuga when violence, hatred, dishonesty and irreligion are rampant, Lord Swaminarayan mercifully manifested, accomplishing the forecast.
For a non-satsangi, the present era is the corrupt, complex and sinful age of Kaliyuga.
For a disciple of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi, Kaliyuga is non-existent.
home.btconnect.com /sach2/lord_swaminarayan.htm   (485 words)

 The Redeeming Aspect Of KaliyugaSpirituality - Indiatimes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
According to Kakbhushundi, Kaliyuga has many virtues, too, of which the most important is that in Kaliyuga, "escape from the cycle of birth and death is easy".
On the contrary, in Kaliyuga where conditions are not conducive to spiritual evolution, it is easier methods which work.
The effort required for spiritual liberation is inversely proportional to the moral intensity of the age.
spirituality.indiatimes.com /articleshow/152451.cms   (683 words)

 Artist Profile - Kaliyuga   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Kaliyuga was formed in mid 1996 when the two guitarists, Bala and Selvam, and drummer Shiva broke away from Rudhra due to musical differences.
After the fest, Kaliyuga went into a 5-year soul searching period where new materials were being written.
Finally, in July 2001, with enough materials for a debut album, Kaliyuga went in to the studios for recording.
www10.brinkster.com /aextremity/profile/kaliyuga.html   (216 words)

 CD Baby: JUSTIN CONNOR: Kaliyuga - from getmemusic
Justin Connor's debut album, Kaliyuga, boldly showcases Justin's knack for crafty songwriting, sonic landscapes, and catchy riffs that seek to soothe the senses with a common collective thread of consciousness.
Written and recorded in Los Angeles over the past two years, Kaliyuga is a fearless celebration of various musical styles and sounds, infusing dreamy melodies, lush arrangements, 70's classic rock acoustics, honky-tonk piano riffs, and spacy mantras.
Kaliyuga has been hailed by numerous critics, who've compared the music to many of Justin's own inspirations including Radiohead, Pink Floyd, the Velvet Underground, John Lennon, Grandaddy, and Beck.
www.cdbaby.com /cd/justinconnor2/from/getmemusic   (1159 words)

 The Little Magazine - Other - Amartya Sen
Returning to the Kaliyuga calendar, it is also perhaps of some significance that there is no corroboration of the use of the Kaliyuga calendar in the Vedas, which are generally taken to date from the second millennium BC.
Indeed, we know from Aryabhata’s own dating of the Kaliyuga in terms of the Saka era (421 Saka year) that at least by then the Saka era is well-known and in good use.
Some of the conclusions have been quite firm: for example, the recognition that the allegedly ancient Kaliyuga calendar, in its developed form, is not older — possibly significantly younger — than the Saka calendar (or the Vikram Samvat), or some non-Hindu calendars such as the Buddha Nirvana or the Mahavira Nirvana.
www.littlemag.com /2000/sen2.htm   (3434 words)

 BNR Metal Pages -- Kaliyuga   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Kaliyuga is one of a few Singaporean metal bands to make some international noise (Rudra, with whom this band shares some members, is probably the most well-known).
Their debut album, 14/07, is a competent, though generic, slice of Swedish-styled melodic death metal.
It's a bit thin production-wise, and there's not a lot of originality to be found, but the sheer accomplishment of a Singaporean band making it this far is notable at least.
www.bnrmetal.com /groups/kaly.htm   (73 words)

 Hindu Cosmological Time Cycles
The present yugapada, a kaliyuga, is said to have begun on Friday 18 February, 3102 B.C. of the Julian calendar.
The given kaliyuga epoch is therefore a civil epoch, the first day of a lunar month.
The astronomical kaliyuga epoch is, therefore, on mean Greenwich Julian date 588525.3525 - 54.78632634 = 588470.5662 or from Lanka (Ujjain) on Julian Date 75° 47' 588470.5662 - ------ = 588470.3556.
mysite.verizon.net /bonniehill/pages.aux/astrology/hindu.cycles.html   (5808 words)

 Nagarathar History by PL. Chidambaram   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In the Kaliyuga year 3775 (674 BC) Poovanthicholan who was ruling at that time harassed and imprisoned all the womenfolk.
In the Kaliyuga year 3784 (683 BC) the old aged Poovanthicholan requested the Vaishya youngsters to do the coronation ceremony for his son Rajaboosanacholan.
During the Kaliyuga year 4262 (1161 AD) Nemankovil’s Arunachalam son of Ellanalamudaiyan Muthuveerappa Chetty of Manickam Street, Velangudi at Poongkondrai’s five year old daughter, Muthumeenal was taken to the capital by Karunyapandian in the chariot when he as hunting over there.
engr.smu.edu /~gouri/history.html   (2401 words)

Famous Buddhist philosopher Nagarjuna, who was born in Vidarbha, made a deep study into the Buddhist and Brahmanical philosophies, and, later set up his residence at Sri Parvat (that came to be known as the Nagarjuna Konda, of district Guntur in Andhra Pradesh).
Extant in Kaliyuga's 36th century (5 th century A.D.), Arya Bhatta has been a great teacher of astronomy in Bharat whose work on astronomy, known as Aryabhatiyam, is regarded as the oldest book of its kind, that; the later astronomers and astrologers acknowledge as the Arya Principle (Arya Siddhanta).
In Kaliyuga year 4996 (1895 A.D.), with the help of these waves he made a telephone ring sound at a distance of 75 feet.
www.hssworld.org /homepage/html/boudhik/ekatmata_stotra/SHLOKA_27.html   (1024 words)

 Coming of Kaliyuga-Print   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Kaliyuga is the last phase of the time to have the final dissolution of the world.
A last chance is given to many souls with a view that they may try for the spiritual effort.
Apart from this, you should know that the whole creation-drama is controlled by the will and pleasure of God only, whom no one can question.
www.klienwachter.com /adarticles/article.php?id=237&act=print   (77 words)

 Potpourri- Nat Pala Sankritan Music Of Manipur
During Satyayuga by deep meditation, during Tretayuga by performing yajnas, during Dwapura-yuga by offering constant service, worshipping of the Lord of the Universe (Vishnu) was fruitful, but in the dark age of the kaliyuga it could be possible only by way of singing and hearing the 'Hari Sankritan'.
It is the firm belief of the Vaishnavites that in the awesome era of Kaliyuga the Lord has come down in the form of 'Sankritana'.
Shri Gouranga, internally the dark colored Krishna of the Braja Brindaban, and externally manifesting the golden color of Shrimati Radhika (Antare Kaala Bahire gora) is therefore the presiding deity of the Nat Sankritan - this is the very foundation of the Manipuri Nat Pala Sankritan music.
www.manipuronline.com /Potpourri/March2005/sankritanmusic03_1.htm   (404 words)

 Hindu Calendar Dates 52nd Century
This Ugadi we step into the 52nd century of Kaliyuga, which is calculated to have commenced with the Krishna Avatar, 5,100 years ago.
According to the Nirayan calendar writers, the duration of the earlier Yugas were first, the Krutayuga, which lasted for 17,28,000 years second, the Tretayuga, for 12,96,000 years third, the Dwaparyuga for 8,64,000 years and finally, the present Kaliyuga, which would last for 4,32,000 years.
Further, there is no problem like whether the month of February would have 28, 29 or 30 days during the year 2000_2001, they say, adding it is of immense significance to be a witness to such historic events as the Hindu calendar entering its 52nd century.
senthilarumugam.tripod.com /id10.html   (2438 words)

 Time Cycles-15   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
By some authorities the kaliyuga epoch is said to have begun at Lanka (Ujjain) sunrise on Friday 18 February 3102 B.C. of the Julian calendar, while by others the previous midnight.
By this reckoning, the given kaliyuga epoch would be a civil epoch, the first day of a lunar month.
The modern SuryaSiddhanta in the commentary states that at the kaliyuga epoch the mean longitude of the Sun coincides with the fixed initial point of the sidereal sphere and is 54° from the mean vernal equinox.
westgatehouse.com /time-cycles-15.html   (273 words)

 Mantra, Yantra, Tantra, Chakra - UnitedIndia.com
It is not possible for men of Kaliyuga either to perform the long-drawn vedic yagnas or derive benefit from it.
The worship of the Devi existed in the Vedic Times and prior to Kaliyuga as would appear from, the vedic Devi Sukta and any number of references in Puranas and Itihas apart from what is said in the Durga Saptashati and it so existed in Kashmir as in other parts of the country.
Calculating from the present Kaliyuga year 5081, Kaliyuga began in 3101 B.C. which is a crucial and turning point in human history on our planet.
www.unitedindia.com /mantra_yantra_tantra_chakra.htm   (9265 words)

 Hindutva Series : Hindu Culture - The Saffron Colour, Satyuga and Kaliyuga, Purnakumbha, Swarga and Narka, and Kalki
There is a popular belief among the Hindus that Satyuga or Kritayuga was an age when humans were selfless and society was ideal.
The question "how this concept came into being?" can be attempted to be answered by examining the definition of the various Yugas (ages) as given in Vedic literature can provide an answer.
Srikrishna marks the end of the Dwaparyuga and beginning of the Kaliyuga that has existed till today.
www.hindutva.org /satyuga.html   (5088 words)

 Time Cycles-17   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
From the kaliyuga epoch to mean noon at Greenwich 1 January 2000, Julian date 2451545.0, there are
There are 16.8 precessional years in a kaliyuga (see Chapter 13).
At the kaliyuga epoch the tropical year initial point is 0.6(360°) = 216° of precession from the fixed initial point.
westgatehouse.com /time-cycles-17.html   (163 words)

In Kaliyuga's 35th century (4th century A.D.) another brave man, called Kaundinya again, went to Funan from southern India who did unforgettable work for the resuscitation of Indian culture and Dharma.
Ashoka was the grand son of emperor Chandragupta Maurya whose period of rule is calculated to be the 3rd century B.C. (i.e.
the Kaliyuga's 28th century) by the Western scholars but the same according to the Indian tradition is considered to be Kaliyuga's 17th century i.e.
www.hssworld.org /homepage/html/boudhik/ekatmata_stotra/SHLOKA_22.HTML   (932 words)

 Tantric Ritual 1: The ritual begins   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The current Kaliyuga began the 18th of February, 3102 BC Thus, we have been living in this horrible Yugá for about 5,100 years.
At daybreak of Kaliyuga, all "Yajñá-s" or worship rituals were mostly abandoned.
This is so because each of the Yugá-s has a specific "set" of practices which "should not" be performed in a different age due to either their inherent difficulty or uselessness.
www.sanskrit-sanscrito.com.ar /english/trika/tantricritual1.html   (7517 words)

 Welcome to Sanathanadharma.com
According to kakbhushundi, kaluyuga has many virtues, too, of which the most important is that in kaliyuga.
Ironic isn’t it, that when an age seems conducive to moral and spiritual well-being, as in Satyayuga, enormous effort is required to attain liberation.
So are we not blessed to be born in kaliyuga.
www.sanathanadharma.com /articles/kaliyuga.htm   (593 words)

 The Date of Mahabharata Based on the Indian Astronomical Works   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Indian astronomers of Siddhantic works and followers have recorded the date of Bharata implying Mahabharat war in particular and starting of Kaliyuga or Era, that is used to reckon the dates of themselves at many places and in conjunction with Saka era in some places later.
Since Aryabhata states that three quarter yugas had elapsed at the beginning of Kaliyuga, the beginning of the current yuga and the end of the past yuga (according to him) occurred in the midst of Kritayuga; so his yuga is not the true one (BrSpSi, xi.4).
Therefore, that Aryabhata only first introduced Kaliyuga concept, yuga reckoning etc., are not correct, as such principles were dealt with in Smritis also before Aryabhata.
www.hindunet.org /saraswati/colloquium/astronomy01.htm   (4315 words)

 Birth of Shri Achyuta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In his first birth in this Kaliyuga his name was "Sindurananda" (Sundarananda as per some documents) when he was in the companionship of Shri Chaitanya (partial manifestation of Visnu for Naama-Bhakti) in Bengal.
When the terrible Kaliyuga will be there my Ghata (body) will be concealed (i.e., no physical form).
Who will be what, he had written all with specific description in one manuscript called "Jaiphula Malika", which is mainly about the identity of his disciple and devotees.
www.garoiashram.org /english/birth-of-achyuta.html   (2291 words)

 Justin Connor - Kaliyuga
In case your Hindu is rusty, the album title,Kaliyuga, is a Vedic reference to the world’s fourth and most decadent age – an age defined by an overall deterioration of human existence.
Numerous critics have hailed Kaliyuga as one of the most innovative singer-songwriter CD’s to come along in years.
Guaranteed to give you goose bumps, Kaliyuga will not only transport you to new forms of consciousness, but will take you on an existential trip you may never want to end.
www.justinconnor.com /home.html   (472 words)

 Nagarathar History
Eminent authors have written that Nagarathars migrated to Kanchipuram during Kaliyuga era, year 204 and lived there for 2,108 years.
They are said to have moved to Kaviripoom Pattinam, a coastal city and port also known as Poombugar, Capital of Chola Nadu, in Kaliyuga era, year 2312.
They lived in Kaviripoom Pattinam for 1463 years until Kaliyuga era, year 3775.They were then known as Nattukottayars.
members.fortunecity.com /nerkuppai/nagHistory.html   (1486 words)

 When Is Kaliyuga Going To End?
Kaliyuga has already ended and we are passing through the stage of Ghor Kaliyuga which is likely to end in a short while from now...
The scriptures are to be interpreted in the light of scientific developments taking place in the present Era.
Sorry to say but I don't exactly see the things as written in the Essay ''The Shape of the World to come' as You are a Self-realized soul, You must be omniscient You must be knowing my actual problems.
www.vijaykumar.com /kali_yuga.html   (430 words)

 Kali Yuga
When the seven stars constituting the Great Bear enter the constellation of Magha, then Kaliyuga embarks on its career of twelve hundred celestial years (432 000 human years).
Persons learned in ancient history maintain that the age of Kali set in on that very day, (nay) the very moment Sri Krishna ascended to His abode in heaven.
O,Parikshit, at the end of one thousand celestial years and of the fourth Yuga (Kaliyuga) Krtayuga will prevail (once again), when the mind of men will reveal (to them the true nature of) the Self.
www.hinduism.co.za /kaliyuga.htm   (6953 words)

 Kalki, The Tenth Incarnation of Vishnu
Some theologians believe that Kalki has already incarnated, but the version sounds to be wrong.
With the incarnation of Kalki the present Kaliyuga would end.
The age of the Kaliyuga, as estimated in the Mahabharata and other texts, is 4,32,000 years of which barely 5000 years have so far passed.
www.exoticindia.com /product/HC65   (729 words)

 Time Cycles-3
Hindu cosmological time cycles represent numerically the life of our solar system and are a comprehensive system of time measurement based upon the sexagesimal number system with units as small as 1/216000 of a day and as large as 3.1104×10
To demonstrate the astronomical quantities which lie behind the cycles, we require only the principal unit of the cycles, namely, the kalpa period, and its three principal subunits: the manu, caturyuga, and kaliyuga intervals.
The following three tables, taken from the English commentary to the Burgess translation of the SuryaSiddhanta, clearly present the infrastructure of Hindu cosmological time cycles.
www.aaronsrod.com /time-cycles/time-cycles-03.html   (813 words)

 Welcome to Kaliyuga
Three months ago, on March 18th, began the 52nd century of their Kaliyuga.
A Kaliyuga is a period of time that equals 432,000 solar years.
While the Kaliyuga may seem lengthy, it's only one tenth as long as the unit called a Mahayuga, which equals 4,320,000 years.
www.aracnet.com /~wpbenz/HTMLFiles/HTMLsec3/VAK/VAK_Writ/Kaliyuga.html   (2462 words)

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