Satya Yuga – The Golden Age
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“…there were no poor and no rich; there was no need to labour, because all that men required was obtained by the power of will; the chief virtue was the abandonment of all worldly desires.
The Krita Yuga was without disease; there was no lessening with the years; there was no hatred or vanity, or evil thought; no sorrow, no fear.
All mankind could attain to supreme blessedness…”
(The Satya Yuga as described in the Mahabharata)
The Satya Yuga, also called Sat Yuga, Krta Yuga and Krita Yuga in Hinduism, is the “Yuga (Age or Era) of Truth”, when mankind is governed by gods, and every manifestation or work is close to the purest ideal and mankind will allow intrinsic goodness to rule supreme.
It is sometimes referred to as the “Golden Age.”
Once again I went to the balcony of a Shiva mandir (temple) near Manikarnika ghat, in Varanasi (Benaras), from where I often take pictures.
I saw those men walking along the Ganges, they were echoing people from another holy city…
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