Definition of Calpas
1. calpa [n] - See also: calpa
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calpas
Literary usage of Calpas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Mahávansi, the Rájá-ratnácari, and the Rájá-vali: Forming the Sacred and by Mahānāma, Edward Upham, Abhayarāja, William Buckley Fox (1833)
"3. How long since it was created? and by whom was it created? Now the time is thus: four calpas called asanka, make one maha-calpa; one asanka-calpa makes ..."
2. The Works of Sir Walter Ralegh, Kt by Sir Walter Raleigh, Thomas Birch, William Oldys (1829)
"So they arrived at the haven of calpas, where it was decreed, that whosoever from ... THE haven of calpas lay under a goodly headland, that was very strong, ..."
3. The Decimal System in Numbers, Coins, and Accounts: Especially with by John Bowring (1854)
"... of calpas, he persevere in holy aspirations after deification — that he then continues to give expression to such aspirations during the existence of ..."
4. Asiatic Researches; Or, Transactions of the Society, Instituted in Bengal by India) Asiatick Society (Calcutta, Asiatic Society of Bengal, Vernor and Hood (1807)
"... five great calpas include 500 years of Brahma, at the end of which nothing will ... five calpas have five deities, who rule by turns, and from whom the ..."
5. The History of the World.: In Five Books. Viz. Treating of the Beginning and by Walter Raleigh (1820)
"Above four thousand five hundred they were, all heavily armed, who, electing ten captains, sailed unto the port of calpas, which is the mid-way between ..."
6. The Evolution of Morality by C Staniland Wake, Wake, C. Staniland, 1835-1910 (1878)
"These five calpas include five hundred years of Brahma, at the end of which nothing will remain but the self-existing. Every calpa, except the first, ..."
7. A Catalogue Raisonnée [sic] of Oriental Manuscripts in the Library of the by William Taylor (1862)
"... the calpas) or days of Brahma, equal to one thousand great ages; destruction of the universe at the close of the calpa by Agni (leva (that is, by fire); ..."