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In the epic Ramayana,Sage Valmiki mentioned that when Lord Ram was born,the sun was located in Aries, saturn was in Libra,Jupiter & the moon were in Cancer, Venus was seen in
Pisces while Mars was located in Capricorn.Moreover it was the ninth day of the increasing
phase of the moon in the lunar month of Chaitra.
The two slides on the cover of this book
together display, with the help of a powerful software, that these unique astral conditions
were present in the sky on 10 January 5114 B.C.This book employs the scientific advancement of the West to prove the antiquity of the
East. The book also discovers the dates of a number of events of the life of Lord Ram by
using the Planetarium software.
Born in 1962, Pushkar Bhatnagar studied engineering before joining the Indian Civil Services. He is currently Additional Commissioner (Income Tax), Indian Revenue Service. His interests include Astronomy, and the Ramayana, particularly the life of Lord Rama