16 October 5561 BCE – Julian or Gregorian?

Before readers jump into the ‘Samvad’ between Shri Phadnis and yours truly, they will do well to understand that Shri Phadnis comprehends the inference of AV observation (which majority of living Mahabharata researchers fail to comprehend) and is also of the view that  a possible date of Mahabharata war should be searched in the region of…

Raja कालस्य कारणम्

Corroborative evidence for definition of Yuga as given by Bhishma (After all he knew from his own experience for he had created ‘Krita yuga’ by his own actions not that long ago) Mahabharata Shanti parva CE 12:70:6 कालो वा कारणं राज्ञो राजा वा कालकारणम् | इति ते संशयो मा भूद्राजा कालस्य कारणम् || — 1.…

Chronology of Mahabharata – Conversation with Dr. Koenraad Elst

http://www.pragyata.com/mag/dating-of-mahabharat-and-ramayan-309 OR Shri Raj Vedam wrote, after watching the above debate…. Just finished watching the entire video. Nilesh ji, congratulations on the very expert handling of all the objections. I am delighted at the skepticism shown by the esteemed Dr. Koenraad Elst, bringing the familiar set of “old-school” arguments based on PGW by B.B. Lal,…