About Eternal Time

Hare Krishna dear devotees, I have a question about Time.

Everywhere time is mentioned in the scriptures as an element of the material manifestarion, it is called “eternal time”. Why is it “eternal”, if it is a material creation?


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  • I see it like this, Time has Two forms -
    (God's awairness)
    & the (Orbiting, hertaling, expanding, electro magnetic conjunction/ gravity thing as "The North Star drags us along expanding the creation. I.e.movement + attachments + Karma & -
    (A-Kahma or the qulity of God's protective presence!?
    So Time=change basically &
    It's-times effects on us as individuals
    (favorable or not) relays on how prepared we are to let go of our hankering for sameness or attachments!
    "Adaptability" or like the CoyWolf"/ or Coyote, for example, ManKind* exterminated the Wolf dog-but when He trayed exactly the same tactics with the Coyote they begain increasing in no.s. through the ability called adaptation Now they exist NationWide )
    Krishna Has given us so many indications that the path of detachment is superior to being tarratorel the being clean pure & celebratory, is superior to being attached to being *hipper viggalent about being influential / being the "the cause of an some effect"
    Liberation purity, health & prosparity (R)all more resultant of a God centered existence that a Self centred One*?! A life lived with an
    A-Kahma philosophy & which is also God Centred, and *The Time ellaments & it's defects & even positive creative & even progressive evolution is completely possible. As is eternal/invensable faith in this Lifetime iF*
    We Chant [TheHollyNames properly Haray
    Bollah !
    • #1. Thime & it's effects too are under Vishnu's Powers to controle. #2 Time & change are sanonnamus therefore, we can addapt / transend these effects of change by the "deutyfull (daily) practice of Darma i.e. Selfless honouring of the HeadGods or neglect this modisty & just practice of formal
      (unadulterated-oblations) & such disterbenses as ? Who knows how dark will may encroach
  • Sevak

    Hare Krsna 

    Why is time “eternal”, if it is a material creation?

    śrī-bhagavān uvāca
    kālo ’smi loka-kṣaya-kṛt pravṛddho
    lokān samāhartum iha pravṛttaḥ
    ṛte ’pi tvāṁ na bhaviṣyanti sarve
    ye ’vasthitāḥ praty-anīkeṣu yodhāḥ

    The Supreme Personality of Godhead said: Time I am, the great destroyer of the worlds, and I have come here to destroy all people. With the exception of you [the Pāṇḍavas], all the soldiers here on both sides will be slain.(BG 11.32)

    Time is eternal because it is a manifestation of Krsna. Krsna above says - I am time

    Īśvara (the Supreme Lord), jīva (the living entity), prakṛti (nature), kāla (eternal time) and karma (activity) are all explained in the Bhagavad-gītā. Out of these five, the Lord, the living entities, material nature and time are eternal. However, the other item, karma, is not eternal. (Introduction BG As it is)

    Hare Krsna

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