Yuga

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Yuga (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.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Yuga yōō′ga one of the Hindu ages of the world
    • Yuga Also Yug
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Skr. yuga, an age, a yoke. See Yoke

Usage

In literature:

My guru determined by various calculations that the last KALI YUGA or Iron Age, of the Ascending Arc, started about A.D. 500.
"Autobiography of a YOGI" by Paramhansa Yogananda
Then over to the Yuga.
"The Sky Line of Spruce" by Edison Marshall
It is thou again that swallowest everything at the end of the Yuga.
"Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1" by Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa
And in that best of yugas, every one had religious perfection, and, therefore, there was no need of religious acts.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 2" by Translated by Kisari Mohan Ganguli
And after the Kali Yuga is over, the Krita Yuga comes again.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1"
Indeed, it is the king that is the cause of also the fourth Yuga (viz., the Kali).
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2"
These figures at once recall the Indian Maha-yuga of 4,320,000 years = 432,000 x 10.
"Myths of Babylonia and Assyria" by Donald A. Mackenzie
Varahamihira wrote during the reign of Vikramaditya, and employs the Yuga in opposition to the Saka era.
"India: What can it teach us?" by F. Max Müller
Of course they may float down to the Yuga and be seen somewhere by the Indians.
"The Snowshoe Trail" by Edison Marshall
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In news:

Carrin Smeaton and her sons Kazema and Yuga (R) look toward the sun as the moon is seen passing over the sun during a Solar Eclipse on November 14, 2012 in Auckland, New Zealand.
Yuga , which debuted in Coral Gables in 2006, translates to "elegance" — a perfect word to describe the food and décor.
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