Mahabharat dating

Koenraad Elst (┬░Leuven 1959) distinguished himself early on as eager to learn and to dissent.After a few hippie years, he studied at the KU Leuven, obtaining MA degrees in Sinology, Indology and Philosophy.Scholars from across the world came together, for the first time, in an attempt to establish the 'Date of Kurukshetra War based on astronomical data.' Undoubtedly, it was an amazing collation of information presented in a colloquium, held on January 5 and 6, 2003 at the Mythic Society, Bangalore.

This corroborates with the view that the age of Kali-yuga started in 3102 BCE, according to Dr. As stated in the Puranas, Kali-yuga had already begun, but its full influence was held back because of the presence of Lord Krishna.

and when Satur Jupiter were near Vishaka, he concluded that 1478 B.

He critically examined the limitations and the reliability of simulations and concluded that the astronomical events in the Mahabharata pointed to 3000 B. He concluded that this helped demythologize the Mahabharata and Ramayana and placed them in the last descending Chaturyuga segment over a time span of not more than 6000 years. Based on genealogical and astronomical calculations he concluded that 17th October 1952 B. Thursday, Marga Krsna Amavasya kali 1157 or shakapurva 2029, Julian year 2762 as the date when the Mahabharata war began.

Examining the Mahabharata, books 3, 5, and 18, his sky map software showed that all these descriptions converge in the year 3067.

Achar also acknowledged that some 30 years earlier, in 1969, S. In determining the date of the Mahabharata war at Kurukshetra, astronomical references in the epic can be used, of which there are more than one hundred and fifty.

35.) This stone mansion of Jinendra, a mansion of every kind of greatness, has been caused to be built by the wise Ravikirti, who has obtained the highest favour of that Satyashraya whose rule is bounded by the three oceans.

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