Vartak vs. Oak: 5561 BCE – Part 5 of 6

Our reader also wrote…. “5.Vartak’s date being after Autumnal Equinox, matches Krishna’s endorsement as a suitable date for commencing the war, rains being over. ‘शरदान्ते, हिमागमे’ as time of Krishashishtai is not violated. Oak’s date carries the big question mark of being way too earlier than the Autumnal Equinox, well in the rainy season. ‘शरदान्ते…

Only ‘Length’ & ‘Breadth’, No ‘Depth’

“This is for Y’all reading pleasure. It is easy to tell that this individual has read neither ‘Swayambhu’ of Dr. P V Vartak, nor ‘When did the Mahabharata War Happen?: The Mystery of Arundhati’ of Nilesh Oak. Enjoy for what it is worth…. — An individual who appears to be a researcher and/or author, into…

Vartak vs. Oak: 5561 BCE – Part 4 of 6

Our reader also wrote…. “5.Vartak’s date being after Autumnal Equinox, matches Krishna’s endorsement as a suitable date for commencing the war, rains being over. ‘शरदान्ते, हिमागमे’ as time of Krishashishtai is not violated. Oak’s date carries the big question mark of being way too earlier than the Autumnal Equinox, well in the rainy season. ‘शरदान्ते…

Discovery of Shri Prabhakar Phadnis

Shri Prabhakar Phadnis discovered something very interesting in the pages of Mahabharata. In the GP (Gorakhpur Press) edition of Mahabharata he found two references (GP Drona Parva 192:64 and 193:43), where age of Drona at the time of War is mentioned as equal to 85 years. The corresponding chapter/sholk in BORI critical edition are as…

Vartak vs.Oak: 5561 BCE – Part 3 of 6

Our reader also wrote… “3.On the other hand Oak claims the same date but as per Julian Calendar and lands several days behind the Autumnal Equinox and thus calculates Bhisma’s death bed days as in excess of 91. He has relied on Kartik Amavasya as primary condition and has calculated the corresponding Julian date as…

Vartak vs.Oak: 5561 BCE – Part 2 of 6

A reader of ‘Swayambhu’wrote… 2.The date claimed for first day is also same , 16th October. There is a big difference though. Oak has followed the Julian calendar 1300AD backwards. Vartak seems to have stuck to Gregorian Calendar throughout, for working backwards. As a result, Vartak’s 16th Oct. occurs 67 days prior to winter solstice…