Mahabharata war dating

Recent archaeo-astronomical studies, results of marine-archaeological explorations and overwhelming archaeological evidence have established the historicity and dating of many events narrated in the Mahabharata.These have led to the conclusion that Mahabharata War was actually fought in 1478 BC and Shri Krishna's Dwarka City got submerged under the sea in 1443 BC.INDIA, February 29, 2004: The article which appeared in the last HPI on the "Year of Mahabharata" had an invalid URL.

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In the text also, there is a reference to Hastinapur being destroyed by a flood forcing its ruler Nichakshu to abandon the city and shift his capital to Kausambi near Allahabad.

Nichakshu was the sixth ruler starting from Yudhishthira, who ruled Hastinapur immediately after the Mahabharat war.

Till recently, we did not have the wherewithal to search for and establish the truth.

But modern scientific tools and techniques like computers with planetarium softwares, advancements in archaeological and marine archaeological techniques, earth-sensing satellite photography and thermo-luminescence dating methods, all have made it possible to establish the authenticity and dating of many events narrated in ancient texts like the Mahabharata.

The date – exact one – when that would have happened is Nov 22, 3067 BC.

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