Atmospheric Layers of Earth in Valmiki Ramayana

Kishkinda Kanda of Valmiki Ramayana describes Jatayu and Sampaati flying high and getting their wings burned. Sampaati describes atleast 2 layers of Atmosphere which indicates he must have gone atleast 15 km high from sea level. Valmiki … Read more

Japanese Goddess Kichijoten is Maha Lakshmi

Kisshōten (吉祥天, Auspicious Heavens), also known as Kichijōten, Kisshoutennyo (吉祥天女), Kudokuten (功徳天) is a Japanese female deity of fortune adapted via Buddhism from the Vedic goddess Lakshmi. She is regarded as wife of Vishnu or sister of … Read more

Bali capital Bhogavati is Bogota, Colombia

King MahaBali went to South America (Patala Loka) from South India and established his capital as Bhogavati. This is modern day Bogota, the capital of Colombia. In Yuddha Kanda of Valmiki Ramayana, Rama mentions that Visakha is … Read more

Japan was called Aniloddhita during Ramayana era

In Valmiki Ramayana, Sugreeva orders Vanara leader Vinata to go towards east direction and search for Seetha. Vinata is allowed to take 100,000 vanaras with him in this search operation. The reference point for directions specified by … Read more