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I am searching for a phrase to describe a physical object that brought tremendous and positive changes to one's life.

Behind this flawed creation of technology, however, was hiding an epochal momentum of my life.

I did some research and came up with the phrase epochal momentum, but I could not coherently connect it to my life. Also, I want to contrast this flawed creation of technology to something that is stylistically fit and literarily sound.

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    Game-changer, life-saver. – Hot Licks Aug 27 '17 at 12:39
  • @Hot Licks thank you for your suggestion, but I want to use more formal or literarily allusive word instead of game-changer. – user241133 Aug 27 '17 at 21:53
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Boon

Something that is very helpful and improves the quality of life.

--Cambridge Dictionary

You could modify it with a word such as tremendous, or major to stress the tremendous and dramatic impact of the boon.

Behind this flawed creation of technology, however, was hiding an epochal momentum of my life.

Your sentence is a little awkward (epochal momentum, aside), I would rewrite like so:

Behind this flawed creation of technology, however, was what was to become a major boon for my life.

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    Uh… isn't using epochal for an individual life at best extremely grandiose? Doesn't momentum belong purely to physics? Doesn't a boon apply to a person, not to his life? Something like pivotal moment might go some way to correcting epochal momentum but it won’t do the job by itself. – Robbie Goodwin Aug 28 '17 at 18:50
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Philosopher's stone gets you closer at least.

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More the experience of something than the thing itself, but epiphany comes close, I think. For example, the firm Epihany A.G. states on its website:

An experience of sudden enlightenment, a positive feeling, a scientific or economic breakthrough which allows a problem or situation to be understood from a deeper or new perspective. This is an epiphany.

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