Kalki, the Tenth Avatar of Vishnu, Hindu Cycles of Time, and the End of World as We Know It…

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Hindu calculations of time are tricky business; they reckon units of time that are measured against a day of Brahma, the creator God.

How long does a day of Brahma take? 4.32 billion years. This is called a Kalpa.

Of course, where there is day, there is night; so a full cycle, two Kalpas, takes 8.64 billion solar years.

By way of comparison, the current estimated age of the Earth is a mere 4.543 billion years, basically a little over one Kalpa.

The current estimated age of the known universe is 13.772 billion years, give or take 59 million years. In other words, it’s a little over three Kalpas.

How old does any given Brahma get to be?

100 hundred years old. That’s a staggering 313,528,320,000,000 solar years. At that point, according to Hindu cosmology, Brahma dies, and a new Brahma is born, starting the cycle all over again.

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