Rama is a historical king of this land. This work looks at the historicity of Rama from an inter-disciplinary approach, integrating finds from the fields of – LITERATURE – LOCAL TRADITIONS – ARCHAEO-ASTRONOMY – GEOGRAPHY – ARCHAEOLOGY – MARINE ARCHAEOLOGY Discover the antiquity and historicity of the legendary hero Rama and events of Ramayana, along with one of the oldest surviving man-made structure of this world – THE NALA SETU.
Krishna has been a subject of fascination. He is an enigma. He swings between Historicity and Divinity in people’s minds. He has also been the subject of many mysteries and debates. Is it possible for a historical personage to have performed such deeds? This book sheds light on some of the mysteries surrounding Him to rationally establish how Krishna is historical and how historicity need not preclude divinity.
Krishna is a paradox. While events connected with Krishna find a place in Geography, Krishna does not find a place in History. Historicity today demands evidence from archaeology and geography. If Krishna is historical, then He must have walked this earth. Where did He live? What did He leave behind? Seas and deserts are good preservers of ruins.
Krishna has been a subject of much intrigue. Is He historical, mythical or divine? Who really was Krishna? How did He get His name? When was He born? Is the Mahabharata epic, a historical account? This book is part of a journey into the past to search for answers to such questions that have intrigued many a mind. It is a search for India’s lost history.