Motherhood & Applepie – Pseudoscience and much more

I am posting it only because it refers to a time period of ~13000 years ago and global flood. The article also refers to area of Nala-setu between India and SriLanka. Otherwise, a typical pseduoscientific article with no theory, no evidence, no testing and no conclusion. – Nilesh Oak — Enjoy for what it is…

Mystery of Bhishma Nirvana – Part 8 (1952 BCE by Mohan Gupta) of 15

Prof. Mohan Gupta proposed 17 October 1952 BCE as the first day of Mahabharata War. Let’s evaluate this proposal, per the method and steps described here: https://nileshoak.wordpress.com/2015/06/09/mystery-of-bhishma-nirvana-part-2-method-of-criticism-of-15/ — (1) Per his proposal, let’s calculate the day Bhishma fell in the battle = 26 October 1952 BCE (10th day of the War) (2) Prof. Mohan Gupta…

Mystery of Bhishma Nirvana – Part 7 (2156 BCE by Anand Sharan) of 15

Prof. Anand Sharan proposed 31 October 2156 BCE as the first day of Mahabharata War. Let’s evaluate this proposal, per the method and steps described here: https://nileshoak.wordpress.com/2015/06/09/mystery-of-bhishma-nirvana-part-2-method-of-criticism-of-15/ — (1) Per his proposal, let’s calculate the day Bhishma fell in the battle = 9 November 2156 BCE (10th day of the War) (2) Prof. Anand Sharan…

South America & Ramayana – 12209 BCE & beyond

Valmiki Ramayana, Kishkindha Kanda, Sarga – 40 त्रिशिराः कांचनः केतुः तालः तस्य महात्मनः | स्थापितः पर्वतस्य अग्रे विराजति स वेदिकः पूर्वस्याम् दिशि निर्माणम् कृतम् तत् त्रिदशेश्वरैः | ततः परम् हेममयः श्रीमान् उदय पर्वतः — I came to know of this ‘Candlebra of Andes’ due to Dr. P V Vartak. I do not know how he…

षडशीति & 5561 BCE – Does Surya siddhanta corroborate the year of Mahabharata War?

Mahabharata Vana-Parva 200:124-126 states.. पर्वसु द्विगुणं दानमृतौ दशगुणं भवेत अयने विषुवे चैव षडशीतिमुखेषु च चंद्रसुर्योपरागे च दत्तमक्षयमुच्यते ऋतुषु दशगुणं वदन्ति दत्तं शतगुणमृत्वयनादिषु ध्रुवं भवति सहस्रगुणं दिनस्य राहो – र्विषुवति चाक्षयमश्नुते फलं (Dana (gifts/donations) given at the time of eclipses earns twofold piety and Dana given at the time of solstices and equinoxes earns ten fold…

Sage Agastya: Differentiation between negative & positive evidence

A reader wrote…. “With reference to the proposal of Shri. K. D. Abhyankar regarding crossing of Vindhya mountains by Sage Agastya, consider the following:- This reader says… “•Canopus was close to south celestial pole and not visible from anywhere in India during Ramayana times. Hence, Sage Valmiki did not mention anything about this bright star…