Saroj Bala ji, first of all, my compliments on your hard work in establishing the historicity of our Itihaas. Archaeoastronomy is still a new field, and there will be many in the future who would be testing the available data points, the archaeoastronomical indicators in our scriptures. I would urge you to keep an open mind on the date. All research brings us forward, even the one that does not hit bulls-eye in the first try. It will be wrong to hitch one's wagon to the first date that came along, before it had even been proof-checked by others. I can understand your drive to find consensus, but we shouldn't build a consensus on something this important on a false basis if it can be shown as false sometime in the future.
Scientific dating of ramayana and mahabharata
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Did Rama exist? A billion Hindus believe he did and an unbroken tradition of Rama…. A billion Hindus believe he did and an unbroken tradition of Rama worship has continued for thousands of years in India. Rama is also a hero in Indonesia despite it being a Muslim country , Thailand and in several other South East Asian countries. Without the weight of historical tradition, the Ramayana would have been swept away by the tidal waves of conquests that India suffered over a period of years.
My purpose is served because the readers have taken the issue seriously and have referred to the original Epics. That is my purpose of writing this Blog, especially on Hinduism and Indian Philosophy. One issue which, for quite some time has escaped scrutiny was the dating of the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. Now one of the readers, Mr. Pradeep Singh caught the point when he sent in a comment.