Dating of mahabharata
"Planetary information" from the Rig Veda, Ramayana and Mahabharata was used to find the exact dates, said Saroj Bala, director of the institute.
"I spent a good one-and-ahalf hours at the exhibition and there is a lot of material there which merits attention," Sharma told ET. "Considerable research" and a software procured for around Rs 7,000 from the US were the keys apparently.
With more than 74,000 verses, plus long prose passages, or some 1.8 million words in total, it is one of the longest epic poems in the world.
For example, when Sahadeva went to the south for the Rajasuya yajna, he meets Vibhisna in Lanka and Bheem meets his brother hanuman etc.The positions of the equinoxes move westward along the ecliptic compared to the fixed stars on the celestial sphere.Currently, this annual motion is about 50.3 seconds of arc per year or 1 degree every 71.6 years. A complete precession cycle covers a period of approximately 25,765 years, during which time the equinox regresses over a full 360°.In terms of people from earth observing the stars, it looks like the constellations of the zodiac move counter-cyclical to the earth's motion around the sun.This journey over 25,765 years covers the 12 constellations of the sky with the sun rising on the vernal equinox in the same zodiac for approximately 2,150 years in each constellation.
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There have been allegations and questions raised about the very existence of Mahabharata and Ramayana.