Is Mahabharat a real story? shocking proofs of the war epic!
Mahabharat was one of the most important epics of Hinduism. It is considered one of the most major and popular holy books of Hinduism and they are considered as a history. (They are also called as Itihasa)
Because Mahabharat is an epic, many people think that it is mythology and it was not true. It’s all part of imaginations and one’s perspectives.
But this is not the case. Mahabharat was a real epic and it was a true event that happened in history. In this article, I will tell you that is mahabharat real and true or just mythology.
I have already written an article on topic , you can visit here: Mahabharat scientific facts and proofs.
So many people ask that is MAHABHARAT real? Below I will give some scientific proof and facts that prove the point that Mahabharat is a real epic that took place in our history.
A short introduction to mahabharat’s story
This epic is based on a war which was fought around 5000 years ago on the fields of Kurukshetra (modern-day Haryana in India). This war was fought between two groups of cousin brothers.
One was the Kauravas and the other was Pandavas. It is said, the intent of the battle was so huge that even today the soil of land is found to be dark red in color due to the blood of the warriors.
This war symbolized the victory of truth over evil. The Kauravas were evil and when they were defeated by Pandavas, the evils were eradicated from this world.
When did mahabharata happened?
Mahabharata happened approximately 5000 years ago. The exact figures are not known but this is the most accurate estimate. The Author of this epic was Sage Vyasa.
Although he wrote the epic approximately 5000 years ago. The Age in which this event happened was of Dwapara Yuga or the bronze age.
When the Dwapara yuga was in it’s last phase and Kaliyuga was about to come, this war happened between Kauravas and Pandavas.
Evidences of mahabharata war in hastinapur
Hastinapur is a city located in the present state of Haryana in modern day India. Along with cultural importance and precious heritage, this city is also an historic city in the traditions of Hinduism and India.
- The tale of disappearance of Dwaraka city in present day Gujarat is already mentioned and recorded in Mahabharata accurately. Almost 4500-4900 years ago, after the war ended, the city of Dwaraka submerged in sea as a huge flood came there. When the war ended, after some time this city of Lord Krishna had submerged in floods and this event has been recorded in the epic.
- Marine excavations and archaeological discoveries at the sunken part of this city also give proofs of the epic. The objects and places discovered from the marine site have references and mentions in Mahabharata. Also many structures present there are related to those times when Mahabharata happened.
- All the places, instances, countries etc. which are mentioned in Mahabharata are in this real world! Places like Dwaraka, Kurukshetra and Hastinapura; all are present in real life world. This is a big proof for those people who think that like other epics, Mahabharata is also a fictional story.
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