5 Accurate Predictions Of Kali Yuga

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In the final section of the Bhagavata Purana, there were several predictions made regarding the dark age of human life with refers to the present day Kali Yuga. In this post, we will look into the 5 predictions that we ourselves witness in our daily life. Written more than 5000 years ago, these predictions serve as tools that increase the credibility of all our spiritual texts penned down by ancient saints.

Srimad Bhagavatam 12.2.1

sri-suka uvaca
tatas canu-dinam dharmah
satyam saucam ksama daya
kalena balina rajan
nanksyaty ayur balam smrtih

Meaning: Religion, truthfulness, cleanliness, tolerance, mercy, duration of human life, physical strength and memory will all diminish substantially because of the powerful influence of the age of Kali.

Srimad Bhagavatam 12.2.6

dūre vāry-ayanaḿ tīrthaḿ
lāvaṇyaḿ keśa-dhāraṇam
udaraḿ-bharatā svārthaḥ
satyatve dhārṣṭyam eva hi
dākṣyaḿ kuṭumba-bharaṇaḿ
yaśo ‘rthe dharma-sevanam

Meaning: A holy place will be viewed to consist of no more than a reservoir of water located at a far off place, and beauty will be determined based on one’s hairstyle. Filling the belly will become the primary goal of life, and one who is audacious and rebellious will be accepted as truthful. He who can maintain a family will be regarded as an expert man, and the principles of religion will be observed only for the sake of reputation.

Srimad Bhagavatam 12.2.7

evaḿ prajābhir duṣṭābhir
ākīrṇe kṣiti-maṇḍale
brahma-viṭ-kṣatra-śūdrāṇāḿ
yo balī bhavitā nṛpaḥ

Meaning: The earth will become crowded with a corrupt population, and among their social classes he who is considered to be the strongest will gain political power.

Srimad Bhagavatam 12.2.5

anāḍhyataivāsādhutve
sādhutve dambha eva tu
svīkāra eva codvāhe
snānam eva prasādhanam

Meaning: A person is considered unsuccessful and unholy if he does not have money, and the society will accept hypocrisy as a virtue. Marriage will be arranged simply by a verbal agreement, and a person will think he is fit to appear in public if he merely takes a bath.

Srimad Bhagavatam 12.3.42

na rakshishyanti manujah
sthavirau pitarav api

Meaning: Men will stop taking care of their elderly parents

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Thank you once again for providing and sharing more wisdom from our forefathers. As terrifying as these verses state, there will always be those whom are greatly influenced by the great seers and rishis of the past. I found this video to be very arousing and I would never have believed that most people will generally live to only 50 years. Insigtful and thought-provoking.

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