The Collaborative International Dictionary
Yug \Yug\, Yuga \Yu"ga\, n. [Skr. yuga an age, a yoke. See Yoke.] (Hindoo Cosmog.) Any one of the four ages, Krita, or Satya, Treta, Dwapara, and Kali, into which the Hindoos divide the duration or existence of the world.
alt. (context religion Hinduism English) In Hindu theology, an epoch or era within a cycle of four ages: the Satya Yuga (or Krita Yuga), the Dvapara Yuga, the Treta Yuga and finally the Kali Yuga, with lengths ranging from 432,000 to 1,728,000 years. n. (context religion Hinduism English) In Hindu theology, an epoch or era within a cycle of four ages: the Satya Yuga (or Krita Yuga), the Dvapara Yuga, the Treta Yuga and finally the Kali Yuga, with lengths ranging from 432,000 to 1,728,000 years.
Yuga in Hinduism is an epoch or era within a four age cycle. A complete Yuga starts with the Satya Yuga, via Treta Yuga and Dvapara Yuga into a Kali Yuga. Our present time is a Kali Yuga, which started at 3102 BCE with the end of the Mahabharata war. However, eminent scholars such as Swami Sri Yukteswar, Yogananda's guru, among others, have disputed this calling it a miscalculation and that we are living in "Kali Yuga" as per the Vedas
Yuga is a South Indian Tamil film released in 2006 fantasy thriller film directed by Yaar Kannan and produced by Creative Force Media P. Ltd. "Yaar" Kannan and Jeeva kanna wrote screenplay and dialog written by E. Ramdoss. soundtrack and background score by Dhina, cinematography handled by M. Sibiyon,film edited by Anthony,art directed by Remiyan and while produced designed by Easwar Babu and A. Azad, Stunt co-originted by Kanal Kannan and Anal Arasu, Visual supervised by M. Arul Moorthy at Digital Magic
Usage examples of "yuga".
Life Force during a Sat yuga declines, giving way to ages of progressively lower consciousness, until we reach the Kal yuga, where we find ourselves today.
But it is said that the Kal yuga gives way to the Sat yuga when the manifested power of the Life Force has reached its lowest ebb.
But in the Kal yuga, through which we now are passing, the age when mind predominates, man has largely lost consciousness of his inner centre of focused attention, the eye centre, and remains scattered in the world displayed to his mind by the five senses.
It really looks like he was going to do the full and ancient yuga on your ass.
But he, Arjuna, the champion of that Yuga or any other age, had been a dancing master.
It upstaged Ragnarok, dwarfed Armageddon, mocked Apocalypse, overshadowed the Qiyamah, outdid the Kali Yuga, ruined the prophecy of Maitreya Buddha.
Kali Yuga, therefore, at 1200 years of the gods, turns out to have a duration of 432,000 mortal years.
Kali Yuga, with a duration of 432,000 mortal years, is, by the way, our own.
Is it only the end of the dark Kali Yuga, or the beginning of the next holy age of Ram Raj?
But he hunted down the others, over the long years, even after Krishna was gone and Kali Yuga reigned.
Various religions divide world periods into a certain number of years, and Satya Yuga, also known as Krita, divides the periods into 1,728,000 years.
Treta Yuga is the second of four-world periods, and this one is of 1,296,000 years.
Indeed, does every creature, given the constraints of a changing environment -plus the biological loosening of periodic Sat yugas - have the capacity to change?
Separately there are Manvantaras (periods of Manu) of which we are told in the scriptures that ‘about 71 systems of four Yugas elapse during each Manvantara.