Astronomical dating mahabharata war who is beck dating in real life
Image Source As per Prof Raja, a participant in the Vidur Ashrama Seminar, the date of Mahabharata War is 3067 BC. Image Source As per Dr Mohan Gupta in a session 'Date of Kurukshetra War based on astronomical data' in 2003 in Bangalore, the date of Mahabharata War is 1952 BC.This is based on the position of certain stars and the position of the sun in the zodiac. This is based on astronomical references in Mahabharat and Puranas. Image Source As per Prof R N Iyengar of IISc Bangalore in a session 'Date of Kurukshetra War based on astronomical data' in 2003 in Bangalore, the date of Mahabharata War is 1478 BC.Please show your appreciation by sharing and/or leaving a comment.By the time of the Kurukshetra war, the Saraswati had pretty much dried up.AV observation, duration of Bhishma on the bed of arrows) for the timing of Kurukshetra war.There are indeed conflicts between interpretations/inferences of some (based on Archeological evidence) with that of astronomy inferences for the timing of Kurukshetra, but then this is not due to evidence from either fields..
According to the ancient Indian tradition the epic reports part of Indian history.
If archeological evidence has (or can determine) determined a timing e.g.
2000 BCE or such, for ‘Saraswati drying up completely….
then based on Mahabharata text descriptions, one can assert that Mahabharata occurred definitely before that date (e.g. Archeology inference for drying up of Saraswati, of course, will still not able to assist us in determining exactly when the Kurukshetra war occurred.
Thus, as of now, there is no conflict between findings of archaeological research and astronomy findings (e.g.