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The Great Year - Video 

The documentary 'The Great Year' is well researched and undoubtedly one of the best, to demonstrate the Yuga Cycle and its influence on human consciousness. It is available for purchase in DVD format  The Great Year at Amazon.

Here below are some details about the documentary.

The documentary 'The Great Year' aptly demonstrating the rise and fall of consciousness with time. The concepts of this video were produced by Binary research institute based on Swami Sri Yukteswar's theory of Yuga cycle.

The Great Year documentary video summarizes the following:

  • Researchers and historians have found evidence that there have been civilizations in the past far advanced than us.
  • Archaeologists uncovered ancient ruins across the world, indicating that human evolution rises and falls in a cycle.
  • Various civilizations across the world recognized this consciousness cycle and divided them into 4 parts: Iron age, Bronze Age, Silver Age and Golden Age. Hindus called them Yugas - Kali Yuga, Dwapara Yuga, Treta Yuga and Satya Yuga.
  • Sri Yukteswar explained the Yuga cycle of 24000 years around hundred years back, (Read Sri Yukteswar Yuga theory at minsobooks) where he explained that our sun takes another sun as a dual and revolves around it forming a cycle of consciousness.
  • The present science has not fully agreed on dual sun system. A binary solar system means that the speed is different at different parts of the cycle. As the planets come nearer the speed increases. If the speed is constant, the grand cycle should take 26000 as against 24000 years.
  • Though there is no conclusive evidence as yet, the present scientific and archeological observations are inline with Sri Yukteswar's theory of a larger consciousness cycle.



 The Great Cycle Video Credits:

Narrated by James Earl Jones


Werner Dappen, Prof of Physics and Astronomy

Uwe Homann, Author and Theorist

Ronald J Miller, Prof of Ancient History, UCIA

Alic B Kehoe PhD, Prof of Anthropology, Ret, Marquette University

Swami Achalananda, Senior Monk, Self Realization Fellowship (SRF was established by Paramahansa Yogananda, the disciple of Sri Yukteswar and the author of Autobiography of a Yogi).

A Yuga Project Film

Executive Producer: Walter Cruttenden

Produced by: Goal Productions

Producers: Bud Robertson, Robert Ballo

Co-Producer: Geoff Patino

Director: Robert Ballo

 Other pages in this section

Sri Yukteswar's Yuga Theory

Read extracts from The Holy Science

Sri Yukteswar about Astrology

Sri Yukteswar Books




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