Theory of Successful Thinking

A reader wrote… “I am amazed that you successfully solved (at least in majority of the cases) every problem or sub problem you have tackled in Ramayana and Mahabharata, specifically of astronomy evidence. What is your secret?  What method and approach do you use to identify and solve these issues? Just now, finished reading both your books.…

Triangulation: Genetics, Linguistics & Astronomy

A researcher wrote… Not only is M417 date important, M17 (R1a1a*) is important as well. Underhill’s paper assigns a coalescence date of 14 kya for R1a1a* (xM458) with its highest diversity in Indus Valley! Its presence in Poland is 11.2kya. So, its clear that M17 moved from Indus Valley area to Europe. A genetics researcher…

Antiquity & Epoch(s) of Arundhati

Someone asked…. BTW, A can be ahead of V only in 5000 BCE? It is cyclic right? Surely, you can go back further in time and find more instances when A was head of V. Then, why can’t MB be in that timeframe if you are arguing that A was indeed ahead of V during…

Do you subscribe to AIT or OIT?

A curious individual asked the above question, in the context of discussion of AIT/OIT in the context of genetics and linguistics arguments flying in the SMsphere. Here was my brief reply. I thought it would be worth documenting for posterity. — If by AIT, it means these AIT folks also brought in Sansrkit and/or Rigveda…