Did you Know?
- In Buddhism, there are many kalpas but let's just get on with the one we are in now.
- Ten thousand years ago, a King of India had a problematic, headstrong daughter, who refused to marry any of the eligible princes who were presented to her.
- They released their EP 'The Path of the Eternal Years' in 2002 on Tragic Serenade records, and also have 2 tracks featured on a compilation.
- Finally, the kalpa of disintegration lasts from the annihilation of a world at the end of the last kalpa of decline to the formation of a new world.
- Gorodischer does an excellent job of presenting a fully realized empire whose history and culture is omnipresent, although much of it is only implied within the framework of the stories Gorodischers anonymous story-teller (or story-tellers, it is neither clear nor important whether the same storyteller appears in each of the tales).
- A Great Kalpa is a life of Brahm; the whole duration of time from the creation to the destruction of the world.
- Each of the four stages takes up twenty small kalpas--twenty kalpas for coming into being, twenty kalpas for dwelling, twenty kalpas for decaying, and twenty kalpas for going empty." (EDR I) "The very first kalpa [of a particular world-system], of course, begins the cycle of coming into being, stasis, decay, and emptiness.