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

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

Velayudham Spear in hand of Karthikeya is Brain and Spinal Cord

Karthikeya is depicted in puranas as son of Siva, who emerged from Agni and was raised by 6 mothers. First instance of Kartikeya can be found in Yajurveda, Taitteriya Aranyaka 10.1.15 रुद्रो रुद्रश्च दन्तिश्च नन्दिः षण्मुख एव … Read more