Luminescence dating in archaeology from origins to optical
The region of the west coast, where Krishna was to settle the Yadavas was full of flowering and fruit-bearing trees. Krishna decided to built a new city here and laid the foundation at an auspicious moment. Much later the contain traditions about foundation of Dwaraka, its planning and glory.
Here grew the nagacampas, grapes, coconut trees and many others. Before the legendary city of Dwaraka was discovered some scholars were of the view that the Mahabharata being only a myth it would be futile to look for the remains of Dwaraka and that too in the sea.
It has greatly narrowed the gap in Indian history by establishing the continuity of the Indian civilization from the Vedic Age to the present day." Here is a report about the latest excavations done by Dr. Following this report are a few articles and images.
Sri Krishna is a towering personality and it is difficult to separate the human aspect of his life from the divine in Krishna concept.
Krishna is the embodiment of intellectual and spiritual glory.
No other single idea has so much influenced the course of India's religion, philosophy, art and literature as the life and personality of Krishna.
In the 4th century BCE, Megasthenes the Greek ambassador to the court of Chandragupta Maurya says that the Sourasenoi (Surasena), who lived in the region of Mathura worshipped Herakles.
Now, it is discovered that the whole coast of western India sank by nearly 40 feet around 1500 B. The establishment of one of the four of his pithas at Dwaraka by Sankaracharya attests to the great religious sanctity the place must have attained by the eighth century A. It has set to rest the doubts expressed by historians about the historicity of Mahabharata and the very existence of Dwaraka city. Rao of the Marine Archaeology Unit of the National Institute of Oceanography of India.
Apart from references by Megasthenes to the deification of Krishna-Vasudeva, Buddhist texts mention the existence of shrines dedicated to Vasudeva (Krishna) and Baladeva (Balarama). He came to the court of King Kasiputra Bhagabhadra, the ruler of the Besnagar area, from Taxila.
the son of Dia (Dion), a resident of Taxila had come to Besnagar as an envoy of the Greek king Antalikata (Antialkidas) to the court of Kasiputra Bhagabhadra during his 14th regnal year. Such offerings were common in fulfillment of religious vows (thus 'votive' offerings) at that time.
The exact words that Ghora speaks are treated by some as praise of Krishna and most others as a praise of the Atman, whose knowledge being imparted to Krishna.
The doctrine taught by Ghora matches with the Bhagavad-gita and the name of the mother is the same as in later Krishna traditions.
He is a grand mystery and everyone has tried to understand him in his own way, according to his spiritual light or vision.