Dating the era of lord ram
Maharishi Valmiki, who wrote Ramayana, was contemporary of Lord Ram.While narrating the events of lifetime of Lord Ram, Valmiki has incidentally mentioned the position of planets in the sky at different places.Thus, before I face any such problem, you take over the kingship” — – Ramayana 2.4.18 “Today the moon is on Punarvasu nakshatra and tomorrow it will meet the Pushya nakshatra. These are some of the rarest of the rare astronomical events, which got recorded because of their uniqueness.In that Pushya nakshatra, I am eager to hand over the kingdom to you.” — – Ramayana 2.4.21-22 Planets located together in Pisces constellation 4th January 5089 BCE Surpanaka, after her nose-cut encounter with Lakshmana at Panchavati (Nasik), goes straight to her brothers Khar and Dushan, and instigates them to fight against Rama and Lakshmana to avenge her insult. The Solar eclipse on 7th October 5077 BCE reached maxium coverage for Panchwati at 15.10 hours. Moon near Punarvasu Nakshatra (Pollux star in Gemini constellation) 9.
Moreover, if we know the position of all the planets in the sky, then they refer to one and only one date in history.
For instance, the position of all the planets (visible with unaided eye) has been mentioned for the date of birth of Lord Ram.
Later, while mentioning that Lord Ram was sent to exile for 14 years on his 25th birthday, the position of planets in the sky has been mentioned again for that day.
About a few months back NASA had photographed an ancient bridge like structure between India and Sri Lanka and stated that it appeared to be manmade.
Most of our historians and theologists jumped on the story and said it was related to Lord Ram.