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When is it?
I'm unclear about when this age occurs; has it already happened? Is it going on now? Is it set to happen in the future? The article doesn't really seem to say. Pimlottc (talk) 20:52, 5 June 2008 (UTC)
Imagine the face of a clock. The year 499 AD would lie at 6:00, which is the bottom, or the end of the descending and the start of the ascending yugas. The year 12,499 would lie at 12:00, which signifies the top or end of the ascending cycle/ start of the new, descending yugas. 188.8.131.52 (talk) 22:49, 15 September 2011 (UTC)
I don't understand on what basis the gentleman who wrote that actual age of dwapar yug was 2400 years.. can you provide details of the calculation? All the sources that I have read points to plus side of 800000 years.. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Chaturn (talk • contribs) 19:11, 20 March 2015 (UTC)
Various spellings and lowercase
01-Dec-2008: I am adding a footnote to list alternate spellings, so that a wiki-search can find the article by those other name variations. A search-analysis of about 950 webpage links, in Google, revealed an almost 50-50% split between spellings with v/w (with "Dwapara" slightly more common than "Dvapara"), and with lowercase "yuga" in about 40% of webpages. Perhaps 10% of webpages hyphenated the term. Hundreds of webpages dropped end-word "a" (as "Dwapar Yuga" or "Dwapar Yug"). So there were the following numerous variations (in webpages indexed by Google):
- Dwapara Yuga, Dwapara yuga, Dwapara-Yuga, Dwapara-yuga
- Dvapara Yuga, Dvapara yuga, Dvapara-Yuga, Dvapara-yuga
- Dwapar Yuga, Dwapar yuga, Dwapar-Yuga, Dwapar-yuga
- Dvapar Yuga, Dvapar yuga, Dvapar-Yuga, Dvapar-yuga
- Dwapar Yug, Dwapar yug, Dwapar-Yug, Dwapar-yug
- Dvapar Yug, Dvapar yug, Dvapar-Yug, Dvapar-yug.
01-Dec-2008: Among the various spellings found in world webpages (from Google Search), the following names have been defined as redirection titles in Wikipedia:
Perhaps other spellings should be redirected, as well. However, for rare spellings, readers should just use a wiki-search to find articles containing that spelling, rather than define a redirection title for every possible variation. -Wikid77 (talk) 12:02, 1 December 2008 (UTC)
Interpretations of Swami Sri Yukteswar
Are you sure? That makes no sense! This is supposed to be a cycle of decline, so how can a cultural and intellectual renaissance possibly point to the arrival of an age of some lower order? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 184.108.40.206 (talk) 20:51, 12 February 2011 (UTC)
Wikipedia is stooping to a new low, basing all their articles on Yugas on one sole recalcitrant, Yukteswar. Oh, so everyone else has had it wrong for countless millenia? This is the same kind of junk perpetrated by the Vatican-backed Müller dating of the Veda (they can't possibly be older than the Christian view of "history", can they?) and the myth of the so-called Aryan Invasion that never happened (there isn't even an "Aryan race")!
The best way to look at this whole thing is to get some perspective, as wheels-within-wheels. A complete cycle of the mini-yugas equates to the Precession of the Equinoxes (roughly), and 18 of such cycles amounts to 432,000, the building blocks of the Maha-Yugas. Sheesh. Samsbanned (talk) 06:49, 6 October 2014 (UTC)