When these are put together with the retrograde motion of Mars before reaching Jyestha, this leads to the unique date of 3067 BCE for the date of the war, which was previously proposed by Professor Raghavan.
This corroborates with the view that the age of Kali-yuga started in 3102 BCE, according to Dr. As stated in the Puranas, Kali-yuga had already begun, but its full influence was held back because of the presence of Lord Krishna.
Till recently, we did not have the wherewithal to search for and establish the truth.
But modern scientific tools and techniques like computers with planetarium softwares, advancements in archaeological and marine archaeological techniques, earth-sensing satellite photography and thermo-luminescence dating methods, all have made it possible to establish the authenticity and dating of many events narrated in ancient texts like the Mahabharata.
Balarama's pilgrimage starts on a particular tithi and nakshatra and ends after 42 days on a particular tithi and nakshatra. Narahari Achar to be consistent with only one date: about 3000 BCE, i.e. No other date matches so consistenly with all the astronomical observations or, what may be called, celestial inscriptions.
Karna describes to Krishna the observatin of unusual planetary conjunctions -- almost all the seven planets coming together; 5.
Recent archaeo-astronomical studies, results of marine-archaeological explorations and overwhelming archaeological evidence have established the historicity and dating of many events narrated in the Mahabharata.
These have led to the conclusion that Mahabharata War was actually fought in 1478 BC and Shri Krishna's Dwarka City got submerged under the sea in 1443 BC.
Two eclipses in a month, on the thirteenth day." he presented the data of eclipses during the period 3300 BCJ (Before the Calendar of Julian Ceaser) to 700 BCJ visible at Kuruxethra, using Lodestar Pro software. In a paper presented at the international colloquium held in Bangalore on Jan.The Great War of Mahabharat between the Pandavas and the Kauravas happened in 3139 BC.