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How Camel became Vehicle of Lord Hanuman
Hanuman Temples can be seen with Camel as mount (vehicle) in front of his idol. Ramayana and Parasara Samhita describes multiple instances where Hanuman could fly at wind speed and also cover long distances like flying across the ocean to reach Lanka, flying back and forth…

Muhurtas described in Ramayana
Muhūrt (मुहूर्त) is a vedic unit of measurement for time. A 24 hour day+night consists of 30 muhurtas. Each Muhurta is about 48 minutes of duration. Each Muhurta is further divided into 30 Kalā ≈ 48 minutes. Brahmanas and Rig Veda define Muhurta as “muhu” (moment/immediate)…

Dwivida, Vanara from Ramayana – Killed by Balarama
Dwivida, Vanara who survived from Ramayana era was killed by Balarama as mentioned in Bhagavata and Vishnu puranas. He, along with Mainda were son of devas Aswini brothers. Both brothers participated in the coronation of Sugriva (Valmiki Ramayana 4.26.34). Dwivida was sent by Sugreeva along with…

Vanaras used Trees & Rocks, not floating Stones to build Bridge to Lanka
Nala, chief Vanara engineer of Sethu (Bridge) between Rameswaram and Lanka, used trees and rocks cut by machines, but not floating stones with name of Rama written on them. Valmiki Ramayana clearly mentions in Yuddha Kanda, 22nd Sarga about how Nala planned the construction of bridge…

Vanaras in Temple of Hathor, Dendera, Egypt 2250 BCE
Temple of Hathor at Dendera, built by Pharaoh Pepi I ca. 2250 BCE has carvings of Vanaras (as described in Valmiki Ramanaya), snakes, eagles, dogs, hippos with human bodies. Evidences prove ths temple’s existence since 1500 BCE. It is historically called as the Temple of Tentyra.…

Retelling Ramayana through Padma Purana
Retelling Ramayana through versions from Padma Purana, Rama using Siva’s bow Ajagavam to cross sea, legend of KakaBhushundi, Ramayana occured 11 times in multiple kalpas and yugas with different outputs Padma Purana, with around 55,000 verses is the 3rd largest among Indian literature, after the Mahabharata…

Different Vimanas in Ramayana
Valmiki has mentioned the word ‘Vimana‘ atleast 19 times in his epic poem Ramayana. Sita mentioned 3 different types of Vimanas in Ramayana (Ayodhya Kanda, 27 Sarga), where she wishes to follow her husband to forest exile. Ravana used jumbo jet, helicopter etc, while Indrajit used…

Jambavantha Race in Ramayana were not Bears
Jambavan or Jambavantha was depicted in Ramayana as a Riksha-Raja. He is really the first of these races who walked on two legs and were created directly by the creator Brahma. Puranas have clearly described that there are many tribes and races who are more developed…

Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis, Siberia, China in Ramayana
Ramayana, believed to have happened almost 2 million years ago on earth, was written by sage Valmiki and it describes almost entire geography of earth in all directions. In Kishkinda Kanda episode of Ramayana, Vanara king Sungreeva’s plans to send 4 teams in 4 directions to…

New Zealand & Paracas Trident in Peru – Ramayana Connection
Ramayana describes about 4 teams of Vanaras(humans with tails who wander in forest) going in 4 different directions to find King Rama’s kidnapped wife Seetha. Vanara king Sugreeva describes to team that travelled towards east, that first they will have to cross sea and would landup…