[Advaita-l] Ramopakhyana of Mahabharata vs. the Uttara Kanda of Ramayana
sunil_bhattacharjya at yahoo.com
Tue May 3 16:02:01 CDT 2016
Puranic data indicate that Lord Ram lived around 6,000 BCE to 7,000 BCE.
On Tue, 5/3/16, Venkata sriram P via Advaita-l <advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
Subject: [Advaita-l] Ramopakhyana of Mahabharata vs. the Uttara Kanda of Ramayana
To: advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org
Date: Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 12:01 PM
My sole reason for this particular thread on Ramopakhyana is
to question the dating of the Uttara Kanda -- whether or not
it formed part
of the original Valmiki Ramayana, nothing else!
Read the rAmAyaNa properly..
चतुर् विंशत् सहस्राणि
तथा सर्ग शतान् पंच षट्
काण्डानि तथा उत्तरम्
...All the 7 kANDAs were composed simultaneously.
That is the reason I have mentioned about those foreign
scholars who tried to
fix the date.
Keith fixes the date as 320 BC; Prof.Jacobi fixes as 6 BC.
There are more such fascinating dates from Indian scholars
like Prof.Bhandarkar, Sri.Chintamani Vaidya,
We must go by what tradition says after proper study of
without carrying away by whims & fancies of western
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