Definitions for Kali Yuga
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In Hinduism, one of four stages of development that the world goes through as part of the cycle of Yugas, traditionally thought to have begun at midnight (00:00) on 18 February, 3102 under the Julian calendar (23 January under the Gregorian calendar), and last 432,000 years.
Origin: Transliteration of Devanagari कली युग (Age of Kali, or Age of Darkness).
Kali Yuga is the last of the four stages the world goes through as part of the cycle of yugas described in the Indian scriptures. The other ages are Satya Yuga, Treta Yuga and Dvapara Yuga. Kali Yuga is associated with the apocalyptic demon Kali, not to be confused with the goddess Kālī. The "Kali" of Kali Yuga means "strife, discord, quarrel, or contention."
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