yuga, VarNa and colour

mgansten at sbbs.se mgansten at sbbs.se
Fri May 23 05:38:06 UTC 1997

>>"dvaapare samanupraapte t.rtiiye yugaparyaye...")
>That's interesting, but also highly unusual.  Wouldn't this translate as:
>"when the DvApara has arrived at the third change of yuga..." or "when
>DvApara, the third in the order of yugas, has arrived..."

Yes, that would be my idea, too -- but the very fact that some gloss it
differently could suggest the existence of some sort of tradition to this
effect. The commentary in question was a Gaudiya one; I don't know whether
this is an idea peculiar to them. 

Martin Gansten

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