treta yuga

noun
tre·​ta yuga | \ ˈtrātə- \

Definition of treta yuga

Hinduism
: the second age of a world cycle

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History and Etymology for treta yuga

Sanskrit tretāyuga, from tretā third throw of the dice, triad (from traya triple, threefold, from tri three) + yuga yoke, age of the world

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“Treta yuga.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/treta%20yuga. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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