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When did the Ramayana and Mahabharata Occur : Dating Based on Astronomical References in the Epics — A Talk by Nilesh Oak

Srijan Foundation organised a talk by Nilesh Oak at the Press Club of India. The topic of the talk was 'Dating of the Ramayana and Mahabharata'. The speaker, Nilesh Nilkanth Oak is the author of 'When did the Mahabharata war happen?: The Mystery of Arundhati' and 'The Historic Rama: Indian civilization

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Did you know: Martanda Varma of Kerala defeated the Dutch – the most powerful navy of the time

The amazing Sanjeev Sanyal brings to the notice of the audience, the very important chapter in Indian history, Martand Verma and the Battle of Colachel. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7vkREW_zqw And then of course if you don’t happen to be from Kerala, you probably never heard of Martand Verma. Martand Verma is an extremely interesting character. He was the ruler

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Did you know: Suhaldev Passi, a local chieftain, decimated a large Turkish army in the Battle of Bahraich 1033 AD

Sanjeev Sanyal in his talk at the Press Club of India, organized by the Srijan Foundation begins sharing some lesser known instances from Indian History. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-sSZkDWrQ60 Sanjeev Sanyal:- So let me name a few battles through history that many of you may have never heard of but are actually major events in Indian

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Did you know: The Sinhalese are originally Odiyas

After informing the audience about the advent of Iron Age in the Southern India, Sanjeev Sanyal discusses the Oriyas. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrWhpsQfSW8 Sanjeev Sanyal:- But meanwhile a little further to the east, you have an absolute explosion of maritime activity that begins to now happen, in what is now Orissa and West Bengal. The zone

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How Southern India skipped the Bronze Age and moved into the Iron Age

The Srijan Foundation organized a talk by Sanjeev Sanyal at the Jawahar Lal Nehru University. The topic of his talk was ‘The forgotten history of India’s Maritime Past’. Having discussed Gujarat and the ports, Sanjeev discusses the changing climate and how the Southern India burst with activity and the start of Iron in the South. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0dcrsU5v_Kk&t=44s Around 2000 B.C., and

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