Monday, 29 July 2013


Property Number or measurement
Distance from Satyaloka to Vaikuntha [This is actually the distance of Vishnu-loka within the universe. However, original Vaikuntha is beyond the eight coverings of universe. Hence, can not be measured by scientific logics] 26,200,000 yojanas (209,600,000 miles)[2][3]
Distance from Dhruvaloka (the pole star) to the Sun 3,800,000 yojanas
Distance from Dhruvaloka to Maharloka 10,000,000 yojanas
Distance from Maharloka to Janaloka 20,000,000 yojanas
Distance from Janaloka to Tapoloka 80,000,000 yojanas
Distance from Tapoloka to Satyaloka 120,000,000 yojanas
Distance from the Sun to Satyaloka 233,800,000 yojanas (1,870,400,000 miles
Covering of the Universe 260,000,000 yojanas (2,080,000,000 miles) away from the Sun, each covering layer is 10 times bigger than previous 
Distance from the Sun to the Earth lower planetary systems called Atala, Vitala, Sutala, Talātala, Mahātala, Rasātala and Pātāla
Distance from lower planets to Śesha Nāga lying on the Garbhodaka Ocean 30,000 yojanas
Depth of Garbhodaka ocean 249,800,000 yojanas deep
Total diameter of the Universe approximately 500,000,000 yojanas, or 4,000,000,000 miles[
Number of kinds of material bodies for soul, jivaatma (or species of life) in material world 8,400,000
Distance from planet Rāhu to the Sun 10,000 yojanas (80,000 miles)
Distance from Rāhu to planets of the Siddhas, Cāranas and Vidyādharas 1,000,000 yojanas
Distance from the Earth to the lower planetary systems — Atala, Vitala, Sutala, Talātala, Mahātala, Rasātala and Pātāla 70,000 yojanas
Number of species living in the water 900,000
Number of kinds of sthāvara (non-moving living entities such as trees and plants) 2,000,000
Number of species of insects and reptiles 1,100,000
Number of species of birds 1,000,000
Number of varieties of quadrupeds 3,000,000
Number of human species[clarification needed] 400,000
Number of Manus who manifest in one kalpa (one day of Brahmā) fourteen Manus
Duration of one day of Brahmā 1,000 yugas (4.32 billion years)
Number of Manus who manifest during one month of Brahmā 420 Manus
Number of Manus who manifest during one year of Brahmā 5,040 Manus
Number of Manus who manifest during the lifetime of one Brahmā 504,000 Manus
Total duration of four yugas (Satya+Treta+Dvapara+Kali) 4,320,000 years
Number of the present Manu (Vaivasvata Manu) 7th Manu
Age of our (Vaivasvata) Manu 27 divya-yugas [27 x 4,320,000 solar years]
Number of planetary systems[clarification needed] in this Brahmanda (material universe)[clarification needed] 14
Duration of 100 years of Brahma (his lifetime duration) 311,040,000,000,000 years
Duration of one manvantara, the lifespan of one Manu seventy-one yugas (=71*4,320,000 years)
Duration of Satya yuga 1,728,000 years
Duration of Tretā-yuga 1,296,000 years
Duration of Dvāpara-yuga 864,000 years
Duration of Kali-yuga 432,000 years
Duration of lifetime of human in Satya yuga around 100,000 years. 
Duration of lifetime of human in Tretā-yuga around 10,000 years 
Duration of lifetime of human in Dvāpara-yuga around 1,000 years.
Duration of lifetime of human in Kali-yuga around 100 years which will be reduced gradually to 20 years )
Time passed after beginning of Kali-Yuga (Battle of Kurukṣetra) around 5,114 years
Steeds of Indra 1,100
Spiritual benefits of following Janmashtami Vows (fasting etc.) One ... becomes freed from the sins of ten million births.
Happiness of liberation into impersonal Brahman (brahmajyoti) compared with happiness of devotional service to Bhagavan bhakti is trillionfold better than impersonalism 
Frequency with which Krishna descends to this planet every 8,640,000,000 years (once in a day of Brahma

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