Many take the stories from the Puranas to be mythology; I insist that they are a historical fact. Mentioned below are some evidences…. Maharishi Valmiki made numerous sequential astronomical references in the Ramayana on important dates related to the life of Ram indicating the location of planets vis-a-vis zodiac constellations and the other visible stars nakshatras. This information is significant, since these configurations do not repeat for lakhs of years and cannot be manipulated or imagined so accurately, without the help of sophisticated software. The inference that one can draw is that someone was present there to witness the actual happening of these configurations, which got recorded in the story of Rama. If Ram was a mythological figure created by Rishi Valmiki, his mention would have been limited to the Ramayana. There is little doubt about the existence of Rishi Valmiki.
Hindus’ faith in Lord Ram’s birthplace based on ‘Valmiki Ramayana’, ‘Skanda Purana’: Supreme Court
As of late, in the year , the idea of whether Lord Rama exists or not has been called into question, by no less than some of the politicians in India. So it is a wonder how such persons can be accepted as leaders of the people of India who should be concerned with preserving and protecting the culture of the country. Obviously, they are neither concerned nor aware of the depths of information that can be found in support of the traditions for which India is especially known. Or, they are really attempting to dismantle or destroy the authority of the timeless nature of the civilization of the country.
book, Dating the era of Lord Ram, concluded that, “There is significant information available to prove that Ram was a historical personality.
King Visvasaha and so on King Sagar 40th Ruler Satyavadi Harish Chandra 33rd King We need to be really proud of our ancient history and cultural heritage. However, during the British Rule, we developed an inferiority complex, which adversely affected our quest to unearth facts relating to our glorious past. But our young and educated men and women, being born and brought up in independent India, are capable of unearthing the true facts and are confident enough to evaluate these objectively.
Era Of RAM …History or Mythology?
The Met Fifth Ave opens August The Met Cloisters opens September Your health is our top priority. India, Coromandel Coast. This rare example of a ceremonial textile hanging depicts the penultimate battle in the Ramayana, when Rama and his monkey and bear armies fight Ravana and his hoards of demons. Rama and Ravana are preparing to discharge magical arrows at each other.
Incidently, the dating of the Mahabharat War has been a matter of challenge and that relying on the beginning of Kaliyuga Era and holding that the War Some scholars rely on the horoscope of Lord Krishna to calculate his birthdate so as equivalent to 1st Jan B.C. Rama’s birth date has been.
Sage Valmiki, a contemporary of Lord Ram, mentioned in his magnum opus Ramayana that when Lord Ram was born, the sun was located in Aries,Saturn was in libra, Jupiter and the moon were shining in Cancer, Venus was seen in Pisces while Mars was in Capricorn. Moreover, It was the ninth day of the increasing phase of the moon in the lunar month of Chaitra. The two illustrations on the cover display, with the help of a powerful software, that these unique astral conditions were present in the sky on January 10, BC.
This path-breaking book employs the scientific advancement of the West to prove the antiquity of the East. Not only the date of birth, the book also discovers the dates of a number of events in the life of Lord Ram by using the Planetarium software. The basic concepts of observational astronomy. A brief description of software used for dating.
The relevance of Valmiki Ramayana in astronomical dating. The astronomical dating of the Ramayana: the date of birth of Lord Ram. The astronomical dating of the Ramayana: the date of exile of Lord Ram. The calendar during the times of the Ramayana: the calendar of today. The date of the killing of Bali: a confirmation by a second solar eclipse. The date of Hanuman meeting Sita: confirmation by a Lunar eclipse.
The astronomical dating of Ramayana: other dates of the fourteenth year of Lord Ram’s exile.
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As of late, in the year , the idea of whether Lord Rama exists or not has been called into question, by no less than some of the politicians in India. So it is a wonder how such persons can be accepted as leaders of the people of India who should be concerned with preserving and protecting the culture of the country. Obviously, they are neither concerned nor aware of the depths of information that can be found in support of the traditions for which India is especially known.
Before I talk on lord Rama’s time period let me tell u all why the exact time & date of lord rama has been always trying to mis-printed by our morden society is that.
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Moreover it was the ninth day of the increasing phase of the moon in the lunar month of Chaitra. The two slides on the cover of this book together display, with the help of a powerful software, that these unique astral conditions were present in the sky on 10 January B. This book employs the scientific advancement of the West to prove the antiquity of the East. The book also discovers the dates of a number of events of the life of Lord Ram by using the Planetarium software.
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Monday, September 24, Amazing Facts with Pics. We need to be really proud of our ancient history and cultural heritage. However, during the British Rule, we developed an inferiority complex, which adversely affected our quest to unearth facts relating to our glorious past.
The campaign for Rama’s temple ushered in an era of majoritarian the ruins of a Hindu religious structure dating back to the 12th century.
Even after this battle of Lanka, the war shall be fought again and again; until time ends, and dharma and adharma with it. Having arrived on the shores of Lanka, Rama speaks these words to Lakshmana as if in a trance. Rama is alluding to his great destiny: to eradicate the evil of the age. This passage also emphasizes the deep and cyclical nature of time in Hindu cosmology; over long ages, events tend to repeat themselves.
Ramayana is indeed an ancient epic which is alive even today. The text is a richly-layered one, with well-etched personalities, and the breathless victory of good over evil. The many facts are wrapped within one another. Perhaps our modern lives find it difficult to even contemplate a time like that.
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Saroj Bala ji, first of all, my compliments on your hard work in establishing the historicity of our Itihaas. Archaeoastronomy is still a new field, and there will be many in the future who would be testing the available data points, the archaeoastronomical indicators in our scriptures. I would urge you to keep an open mind on the date.
All research brings us forward, even the one that does not hit bulls-eye in the first try. It will be wrong to hitch one’s wagon to the first date that came along, before it had even been proof-checked by others. I can understand your drive to find consensus, but we shouldn’t build a consensus on something this important on a false basis if it can be shown as false sometime in the future.
As of late, in the year , the idea of whether Lord Rama exists or not Pushkar Bhatnagar, author of the book Dating the Era of Lord Rama.
Nothing signifies more adulation and reverence for Lord Rama, one of the foremost icons of cultural nationalism in this ancient land of Bharat since ages, than the festival of Vijayadashami. Millions have drawn inspiration form the story of his life across the globe and continue to do so. However, a section of people has often raised questions about the existence of Lord Rama, terming him as more of a myth rather than a historical figure.
It is through contemporary literature that the rich cultural traditions of a nation are preserved and protected. Of all the ancient Indian literature, the most significant is Ramayana, an epic that was first recited by Valmiki. It has had long-lasting and greatest influence on the Indian culture and values. In the Indian context, the epics are considered to be records of the mind and spirits of our forefathers who want us to lead a good, fulfilling and meaningful life.
We have an exceptional blend of believers and non-believers carrying their beliefs about Lord Rama which have often been at variance. There have been astronomers, historians, archeologists and foreign travellers who have identified and clearly corroborated the dates, incidents and geographical places that have been mentioned in the Ramayana. While dismissing the contention that Ramayana is just a literary piece, Ralph T.
It contains maps describing his trek in the forests and places visited by Rama during his life. Major Forbes also wrote a book, titled Eleven Years in Ceylon , which gives a complete account of the various sites in Sri Lanka which are mentioned in the epic. While narrating the events of the epic, he has mentioned the position of the planets at several places.
Lord Rama’s date of birth scientifically calculated
Maharishi Valmiki was a great astronomer as he has made sequential astronomical references on important dates related to the life of Shri Ram indicating the location of planets vis-a-vis zodiac constellations and the other stars nakshatras. Needless to add that similar position of planets and nakshatras is not repeated in thousands of years. Mr Pushkar Bhatnagar of the Indian Revenue Service entered the relevant details about the planetary positions narrated by Maharishi Valmiki and obtained very interesting and convincing results, which determine the important dates starting from the birth of Shri Ram to the date of his coming back to Ayodhya after 14 years of exile.
Birth: Maharishi Valmiki has recorded in Bal Kaand sarga 19 and shloka eight and nine 1.
Lord Ram also visits Agastya Muni’s Agnishala and sequential astronomical dates of important events in Shri Ram’s life also are of around.
When we say, we celebrate His birthday, does it mean that He was born on this earth? If He was born on this earth, how can we specifically say on what date He was born in the English Calendar? Thus the very terminology Itihasa means, it is a historical text. Hence Valmiki Ramayana is also a first hand biographical report. Rama was born on the Navami tithi of Shukla Paksha of Chaitra masa 9 th day of the increasing phase of the moon in the lunar month of Chaitra.
The Lagna was Cancer and Jupiter and moon were shining together. This stanza has been used by many astrologers to chart out the horoscope of Rama. While this Sloka has been used by many for astrological predictions about the life of Rama, the same Sloka can also be used to get to the actual date of Rama. How is this possible? This software helps to search the skies of the past, to locate when a given star configuration was really present in the sky.