Kalpa

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Kalpa (bskal pa): A great kalpa, which corresponds to a cycle of formation and destruction of a universe, is divided into eighty intermediate kalpas. An intermediate kalpa is composed of one small kalpa during which the span of life, etc., increases and one small kalpa during which it decreases. [MR]

kab tshe pa - period of famine /privation during the last kalpa [IW]

kab tshe pa - n. of a period of hunger and privation during the last kalpa [RY]

kal pa - SK kalpa [IW]

kal pa - kalpa, SA bskal pa [JV]

bskal chung - small kalpa/ aeon [IW]

bskal chen - mahakalpa [according to the Abhidharmakosha tradition 80 small kalpas, acc to abhidharma-samuccaya = four {bskal chung} in human years dung phyur drug dang bye ba bdun sa ya gcig 'bum dgu khri gnyis = 671,920,000, or another tradition says 'khrug phrag bdun [IW]

bskal chen - great aeon/kalpa [acc to Abhidharma-kosha = 80 {bskal chung} acc to abhidharma-samuccaya = four {bskal chung} see {bskal pa chen po} eighty intermediate aeons {bar bskal} and is divided into; {chags pa'i bskal pa nyi shu} = twenty aeons of the formation of the universe {gnas pa'i bskal pa nyi shu} = twenty aeons of its persistence {'jigs pa'i bskal pa nyi shu} = twenty aeons of its dissolution, {stong pa'i bskal pa nyi shu} = twenty aeons of vacuity) [IW]

bskal chen - great aeon/ kalpa [IW]

bskal chen - mahakalpa [IW]

bskal mchog - supreme kalpa [IW]

bskal pa - 1) universal; 2) gifted, fortunate; 3) long, removed, distant, protracted or hard to understand [anything]; 4) kalpa (age, cosmic period, very long measure of time syn: spyad zin pa dang, yongs gyur, lo'i phung po) [IW]

bskal pa - 1) aeon, kalpa, age, period, cosmic period; time. 2) universally. See also / sometimes misspelling of {skal pa} [RY]

bskal pa - kalpa, age, eon, fabulous period of time, various ages of the world, more than four billion years [JV]

bskal pa - kalpa {de yang srid pa chags gnas 'jig stong bzhi'i yun la bskal pa zhes grags pa} the time it takes for the universe to form, to stay in existence, to be destroyed and to remain in a state of emptiness is called a kalpa [RY]