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A great kalpa is composed of eighty [[intermediary kalpas]].
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A great kalpa is composed of eighty [[intermediary kalpa]]s.
  
 
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Revision as of 18:48, 17 March 2016

A great kalpa (Skt. mahākalpa; Tib. བསྐལ་ཆེན་, Wyl. bskal chen) is the period of time during which a universe passes through the four periods of

  1. formation (Tib. ཆགས་པའི་བསྐལ་པ་, Wyl. chags pa'i bskal pa),
  2. duration (Tib. གནས་པའི་བསྐལ་པ་, Wyl. gnas pa'i bskal pa),
  3. destruction (Tib. འཇིག་པའི་བསྐལ་པ་, Wyl. 'jig pa'i bskal pa) and
  4. voidness (Tib. སྟོང་པའི་བསྐལ་པ་, Wyl. stong pa'i bskal pa).

A great kalpa is composed of eighty intermediary kalpas.