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n. Hinduism
One of the four ages constituting a cycle of history.

[Sanskrit yugam, yoke, pair, era; see yeug- in Indo-European roots.]


(Hinduism) (in Hindu cosmology) one of the four ages of mankind, together lasting over 4 million years and marked by a progressive decline in the vitality and morals of men
[C18: from Sanskrit: yoke, race of men, era; see yoke]


(ˈyʊg ə)

n., pl. -gas. Hinduism.
1. an age of time.
2. any of four ages, each worse than the last, forming a single cycle due to be repeated.
[1775–85; < Skt]
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A high point was represented by the long article of Madeleine Biardeau ("Etudes de mythologie hindoue (IV)," BEFEO 63: 111-262), published in 1976, in which she defined the time frame of the Mahabharata (Mbh) in terms of the yuga scheme and also connected it with the kalpa, so important in Puranic cosmogony, a cosmogony which she considered crucial in enframing the Mbh within its larger temporal context.
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