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