Chains and Rounds
This article offers a brief and general description of the subject of chains, rounds, globes, and root-races. For more detailed information please consult the individual articles.
A "Chain" (also known as "Planetary Chain)" is a group of seven related worlds (also known as "spheres" or "globes) through which an evolutionary cycle takes place. A particular planetary chain lasts for seven rounds or cycles of evolution. When the last round is over all the globes begin to dissolve and the life impulse passes on to another planetary chain.
A "Round" is a cycle of evolution around the seven globes of a particular planetary chain. Once a round finishes the life impulse goes into pralaya that lasts as long as the whole round did. At the end of this,