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For the fantasy series by Robert Jordan, see The Wheel of Time.

The wheel of time or wheel of history is a concept in several religions and philosophies, notably dharmic religions such as Buddhism and Hinduism, which regard time as cyclical and consisting of repeating ages.

Buddhism

See Kalachakra for details.

The Wheel of time or Kalachakra is a Tantric deity that is also associated with Tibetan Tantric Buddhism, which encompasses four main schools and traditions which are Sakya, Nyingma, Kagyu and Gelug.

See also

  • Wheel of life (also known as the wheel of dharma, wheel of law, or wheel of existence)
  • Timewheel (a huge hourglass in Budapest)

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