Mahabharata- Profound Sci-Fi (1)

The Mahabharata is profoundly instilled into the awareness of each Indian. We have portraits, parables and analogues from it. The Bhagavat Gita, potentially our most capable and well known otherworldly treatise. The Mahabharata (alongside the Ramayana) frames the very premise of our social structure and cooperation and also individual and interpersonal practices. In any case, the Mahabharata is way past the self-evident.


A standout amongst the most intriguing, and under-credited, parts of the Mahabharata is the exploratory creative ability that it contains. Each sci-fi envisions a world past the current. Sci-fi is frequently prescient in light of the fact that what it contains as dream got to be reality at some point later on. On these standards, the Mahabharata is a standout amongst the most innovative science fictions of all times. It pictured incomprehensible (around then) advancements and human studies. Most sci-fi creative abilities have a couple of decades before their dreams turn into a free and after that a characterized reality. The innovations longed for in the Mahabharata likely took a large number of years to wind up reality – yet reality they have ended up.


Basically, Mahabharata is the finish of the Dwapara Yuga. The years of working up of weight for the battle in the middle of Dharma and Adharma + innovative and exploratory progression discovered its vent in Mahabharata.


Since I specified that Mahabharata is the high purpose of the Dwapara Yuga human advancement – here are a percentage of the cases.


Matsyagandha getting back her virginity – There are operations that do that now.


The conception of Pandavas was not by means of Pandu – they were treated by “Divine beings” – Sperm Donors?


Conception of the Kauravas was by means of – in-vitro-preparation. They were considered in pots.


Ashwathama’s chintamani – a mind chip that had admittance to all the learning on the planet?


Astras – rockets and cutting edge innovation?


Sanjaya’s adaptation of the Mahabharata to Dhritarashtra – Skype? Alternately any Video conferencing ?


Bhima – Potential “Mass”?


Bheeshma’s life span – some kind of Serum?


Amba and Shikhandi – Sex change operation?


Abhimanyu – Listening to sounds when in womb – demonstrated logical certainty.


(Vernacular learning starts in utero, study discovers; Newborn recollections of oohs and ahs heard in the womb)


Fighting – the most exceptional and exploratory strategies you will ever see. Just to give you a thought of the arrangements –

Name Elephants Chariots Horses Soldiers
Patti 1 1 3 5
Sena-mukha 3 3 9 15
Gulma 9 9 27 45
Gana 27 27 81 135
Vahini 81 81 243 405
Pŕtana 243 243 729 1215
Chamu 729 729 2187 3645
Anikini 2187 2187 6561 10935
Akshauhini 21870 21870 65610 109350

Source – Akshauhini

There were 18 akshahini’s in Mahabharata war. that would mean around 4.5 million individuals. Mahabharata says that not very many troopers from the last armed force remained – infers that it was actually a prophetically calamitous war.

One must comprehend that one does not attempt to put a positive word or marvel to portray certain occasions in Itihasa and Purana. They are analogies and intended to be comprehended as investigative occasions.

Mahabharatha war – Facts and figures

War started on 6.30 AM – 22 November 3067 BC Friday
The war ended on 18th Day  ie. 9th December 3067 BC
Place of the war Kurukshetra around 65 miles from Delhi
Size of the battlefield It is not the present Kurukshetra covering just 80 square Kms , but a vast kingdom of King Kuru.
Number of people per Akshahuni (division) 1,09,350
Number of Akshahuni of both Pandavas and Gauravas 18
Total Number of people from Pandavas and Gauravas 19,68,300 (18 * 109350)
Number of people died 1,66,00,20000 [According to Stri parva] This needs further research as the number of casualties seems to be too large.
Number of people survived 240165
Number of people survived among Pandavas & Gauravas 7
Details of people participated from other kingdoms  

Pandavas side
Yuyudhana 1 Akshahuni
Chief of Chedis, Dhrishtaketu etc  1 Akshahuni
King of Magadha, Jayatsena 1 Akshahuni
Pandya, Drupada, Virata (king of Matsya)

and others

4 Akshahuni
Total external troops of Pandavas 7 Akshahuni
Kauravas side
King bhagadatta, Chins and Kiratas 1 Akshahuni
Bhurisravas, and Salya, 1 Akshahuni
Kritavarman, the son of Hridika, Bhojas, Andhas and Kukuras 1 Akshahuni
Jayadratha from Sindhusauvira 1 Akshahuni
Sudakshina, the king of the Kambhojas

with Yavanas and Sakas

1 Akshahuni
Two kings of Avanti 2 Akshahuni
Five royal brothers, the princes of Kekaya 1 Akshahuni
King Nila of Mahishmati and others 3 Akshahuni
Total external troops of Kauvravas 11 Akshahuni
Which countries, regions participated in the war ? It was a global war, almost all the civilization that existed participatedRefer Geography section
Types of Asthras used ? Asthras like Brahmashira, Brahmasthra, Pasupatasthra, Vaishnavasthra, Narayana Asthra, Agneyasthra, Vayavasthra, Nagasthra, Vajrasthra, Varunasthra etc

Let’s dig into the roots of the Mahabharata in the upcoming parts.

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