Kali Yuga

Fourth of four yuga ages of a Yuga Cycle in Hindu cosmology. Its dawn (yuga-sandhyā) and dusk (yuga-sandhyāṃśa) are each 10% the main period. Main period is 360,000 (1,000 divine * 360) years. Yuga lasts for 432,000 (1,200 divine) years.

In Hinduism, Kali Yuga (Devanāgarī: कलियुग, lit. "Age of Kali", "age of vice"), is one of the four stages or yugas that the world goes through.[1] Traditionally, most Hindus believe that the Kali Yuga is 432,000 years long. Kali Yuga is also recognized and stated in Sikhism, in the Guru Granth Sahib.[2]

A demon of Kali Yuga with sword...


  1. According to the Surya Siddhanta, Kali Yuga began at midnight (00:00) on 18 February 3102 BCE in the Julian calendar or 23 January 3102 BCE in the Gregorian calendar.
  2. "The Guru Nanak (founder of Sikhism) Prophecies". Archived from the original on 2007-10-06. Retrieved 2007-08-21.

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