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Kalachakra in Hinduism

Kalachakra is the time wheel.  The term is mostly used in Hinduism to refer to the passage of time or time personified as mute witness. Time is perceived in form of a chakra or rotating wheel.

Kalachakra is also associated with Kala (Yama – the Hindu god of death) and Rudra Shiva or one of his fierce forms that appear at the end of one cycle of creation to devour all animate and inanimate.

Yama is associated with Kalachakra because for an individual his arrival marks transformation into another form.

Kalchakra has no beginning or end. The rotation of Kalachakra continues forever.