Revisit the dating of Mahabharata

Revisiting the Date of Mahabharata war: astronomical methods using planetarium software

B. N. Narahari Achar

University of Memphis

Delhi 2014

Outline of the talk

The date of the Mahabharata war

Initial attempts using Planetarium software

determined as a unique date, 3067 BCE

based on the astronomical data within the epic

independent of any other source

Consistency of 3067 BCE with traditional reckoning of Kaliyuga

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