|Canto 12: The Age of Deterioration||Chapter 4: The Four Categories of Universal Annihilation|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 12.4.2
brahmaṇo dinam ucyate
sa kalpo yatra manavaś
catuḥ-yuga — four ages; sahasram — one thousand; tu — indeed; brahmaṇaḥ — of Lord Brahmā; dinam — the day; ucyate — is said; saḥ — that; kalpaḥ — a kalpa; yatra — in which; manavaḥ — original progenitors of mankind; caturdaśa — fourteen; viśām-pate — O King.
One thousand cycles of four ages constitute a single day of Brahmā, known as a kalpa. In that period, O King, fourteen Manus come and go.
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