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LORD KRISHNA EXPLAINS KALI YUGA TO THE PANDAVAS

As most Hindus know/believe, there are four Yugas or epochs in the repetitive cycle of Creation/Dissolution on Earth. The four Yugas are Satya, Treta , Dvapara and finally Kali.The value systems and righteousness progressively decline with each Yuga and in Kali Yuga (Our present epoch), negative qualities and evil traits are supposed to be dominant and therefore, by the end of this Yuga, there will be dissolution and then Creation starts all over again.Of course, several thousands of years are still believed to be left in Kali Yuga, so no fear of dissolution any time soon!Since the Pandavas and Lord Krishna were supposed to have lived in the end years of Dvapara Yuga, it is said that the Pandavas were eager to know from their Lord and God, Sri Krishna as to what Kali Yuga would be like. The Lord, in his typical mischievous style declined to answer that directly. Instead he asked the five Pandava brothers to travel in the forest in different directions, then come back and report to Kri…