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The Age of Taurus began approximately 7500 years ago, or 5500 BCE. It is the second Age in the Dwapara Yuga in the Vedic system, known as the Bronze Age by the ancient Greeks. This was the Age in which the events of the Bhagavad Gita took place and ended with the death of Krishna as mentioned in the Age of Aries article.
The matri-family system was possibly the dominant cultural system during much of Taurus; a dramatic change in itself but nothing compared to what was just around the corner. Mythologically, anthropologically and archaeologically the last stages of the matri-family system were dismantled during this Age as patriarchy began its final inroads. Continue reading