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The Wheel of time or wheel of history (Kalachakra) is a concept found in several religious traditions and philosophies, notably religions of Indian origin such as Hinduism and Buddhism, which regard time as cyclical and consisting of repeating ages. Many other cultures contain belief in a similar concept: notably, the Q'ero Indians in Peru, as well as the Hopi Indians of Arizona.
- See Kalachakra for details.
The Wheel of Time or Kalachakra is a Tantric deity that is associated with Tibetan Tantric Buddhism, which encompasses all four main schools of Sakya, Nyingma, Kagyu and Gelug, and is especially important within the lesser-known Jonang tradition.
The Kalachakra tantra prophesies a world within which (religious) conflict is prevalent. A worldwide war will be waged which will see the expansion of the mystical Kingdom of Shambhala led by a messianic king.
In an interview included with the audio book editions of his novels, author Robert Jordan has stated that his bestselling fantasy series The Wheel of Time borrows the titular concept from Hindu mythology.
Several episodes of the American TV series Lost feature a wheel which can be physically turned in order to manipulate space and time. In a series of episodes during the fifth season, the island on which the show takes place begins to skip violently back and forth through time after the wheel is pulled off its axis.
Peter Lynds has put forward a cosmology model in which time is cyclic and the universe repeats exactly an infinite number of times. Because it is exactly the same cycle that repeats, however, it can also be interpreted as happening just once in relation to time. Lynds argues that this resolves a number of thorny issues in cosmology.
1.) Jordan, Robert (1990). The eye of the world. New York: T. Doherty Associates. ISBN 0-312-85009-3.
Blind Guardian - Wheel of Time
Check out the orchestral version of this song: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UfEJwK6InXc Blind Guardian Album: At the Edge of Time.
Flight From Shadow (WHEEL OF TIME fan film)
WHEEL OF TIME fan movie "Flight From Shadow" chronicles the events in the "Four Kings in Shadow" chapter from The Eye of the World, the first book of Robert ...
Wheel of Time ◦ Complete Documentary by Werner Herzog (2003)
Namasté Recognize who you truly are! Sacred Sangha of Earth, Beloved Beings of Presence, Being One, we liberate Humanity Be present! Be joyful! Be fre...
The Wheel of Time (the cast)
This is not an official casting list for any potential films in the future based on "The Wheel of Time" series, its just for fun. This is a list based on phy...
Wheel of Time: The Eye of the World fan trailer
This is a fan trailer I created for the upcoming movie Wheel of time: The eye of the world. I don't own the material in the movie nor do I want to use it for...
Wheel of Time - A Memory of Light reading / q&a session
A reading of an excerpt from the last book in the Wheel of Time series, A Memory of Light; read by Harriet McDougal and a question and answer session featuri...
Wheel of Time Series - 5 Minute Book Reviews #4
My review of the Wheel of Time series (#1 - 13), by Robert Jordan (and Brandon Sanderson #12-14) Buy Wheel of Time from Amazon here: http://waystoimprove.net...
One Piece AMV - Wheel of Time
This video is blocked in Germany, feel free to use this: http://www.proxfree.com/youtube-proxy.php Hello, this is my newest AMV: "Wheel of Time". Old people ...
Robert Jordan Wheel of Time Characters
65 sketches of Robert Jordan's "The Wheel of Time" characters with music from Robert Berry's "A Soundtrack For The Wheel Of Time". I hope it will help you to...
The Wheel of Time: The Last Chapter
Tom Doherty, Harriet McDougal, and Brandon Sanderson discuss the final chapter of Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time. The Last Battle begins on January 8th in A M...
Salt Lake City Weekly
Salt Lake City Weekly
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 22:48:45 -0700
Within a year, Brandon had been tapped to finish Robert Jordan's The Wheel Of Time series, and our audience quadrupled. Then we brought Mary on, and suddenly what had been kind of clever became downright erudite at times. These days Brandon, Dan, ...
Wed, 06 Aug 2014 12:47:54 -0700
1. I don't know how all four people were allowed to assemble in the same place, since there should have been some national security argument against having Weird Al, James Brown, Little Richard, and Lee Greenwood under the same roof. A single accident ...
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 05:46:14 -0700
I remember being startled to hear Aikapyörä ("The Wheel of Time") on our editor's American radio program, with an archive recording of the gentle voice of Ilja Kotikallio explaining the ancient Karelian ritual of washing a corpse before burial. It is ...
Bleeding Cool News
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 05:03:20 -0700
Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time #1… it's only sold 200 copies, it's been on the site for a week since the initial launch and it's priced at only $.10 cents. Bob's Burgers #1 is priced at $3.99. This shows there is both a demand for DRM-Free comics and ...
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 06:28:06 -0700
Robert Jordan was writing the Wheel of Time books. George R.R. Martin published A Game of Thrones in 1996. When I was a kid a big mainstream blockbuster movie based on a fantasy novel was a deeply implausible proposition, but The Lord of the Rings ...
Riverfront Times (blog)
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 07:51:05 -0700
By a quirk of voting rules, Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson's fifteen-book Wheel of Time series was allowed onto the ballot for Best Novel, and many (including Leckie) theorize that the series' inclusion contributed to the record number of Hugo ...
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:30:00 -0700
... way for developers to make big budget Unreal Engine 3 games on mobile devices. Since the series launched in December 2010 it's gained over 50 million players and even spawned two spin-off novels by Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time successor Brandon ...
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 14:11:15 -0700
In particular, Leckie beating The Wheel of Time, Chu's inspirational speech and Hurley's double victory felt like a sea change. Campbell Award for Best New Writer - Sofia Samatar. Julia Rios (from Strange Horizons) accepted the award for Samatar, and ...
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