One World Mythology: The Four Ages 

Most ancient cultures talk about the four ages or yugs. In Hinduism, the yugs are divided based on virtue and it is believed that we are headed into the worst age, called Kalyug. In Greek mythology, the ages are divided by colour and we are currently in the Black Age. Let’s look at the similarities and differences in the ages or yugs as described by different mythologies.

Image Source: There is a story in the Mahabharata that goes like this—once Draupadi asked Bheem to bring her the celestial lotus from the garden of Kuber, the God of Treasures. Bheem hastened towards the divine forest and rushed forwards like a whirlwind, scattering the
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