Dating of ramayana dating ladies usa
An attempt to fix the dates of the events in the Mahabharat era, mainly based on internal astronomical records. However, archaeological and literary methods can only provide approximate datelines and for determining the precise time of the Ramayanic events, astronomical calculations may alone be useful.
Astronomical Dating Mahabharat states that Sage Vishwamitra started counting nakshatras from Shravana (Aadiparva A.71 and Ashwamedha A.44) and a new reference to time measurement thus initiated.
In shloka 14, refers to Shravan as "Varshika Poorva Masa".
Kishkindha 28/2 clearly shows that the rainy season began in Bhadrapada Masa.
Ramayan shows that the flag was being hoisted to celebrate the new year on Ashwin Paurnima (Kishkindha 16/37, Ayodhya 74/36).Further description "Heated by the Sun and showered by new waters, the earth is expelling vapours" (Kish.26/7) points to Bhadrapada as premonsoon.Kish.28/17 tells that there was alternate sun-shine and shadowing by the clouds. Thus Bhadrapada was the month of pre-monsoon, that is before 21st June or Summer Solstice.Naturally, either Rahu and Ketu was in any one of these nakshatra (Rahu and Ketu are diagonally opposite). C., the date of commencement of the Mahabharat War, have been calculated and known [Dating of the Mahabharat, by Dr. At this time, Dasharatha states that Rahu, Mars and Sun were disturbing his nakshatra (Ayodhya 4/18).Calculating 17 years from Rama's birth date, the location of Mars can be determined at 303 degrees in Dhanishta nakshatra.