Nuclear Explosion mentioned in Mahabharata

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  1. Godless-Kafir

    Godless-Kafir DFI Buddha Senior Member

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    Where exactly has it been mention about nuclear explosion in Mahabharata?

    Which verse mentions the explosion that describes a nuclear explosion?
     
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    @Godless-Kafir

    People thing it's a nuclear explosion because Oppenheimer quotes a few verses from the Gita
     
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    Addendum:
    The verses he quoted were

    If the radiance of a thousand suns were to burst at once into the sky, that would be like the splendor of the mighty one ...
    I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds.


    The second one is wrongly translated. It should be "I am Time, the destroyer of worlds"

    Associating this with nuclear war in Mahabharata is nonsensical
     
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    We have been through this a long time ago.
     
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    Godless-Kafir DFI Buddha Senior Member

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    Not that one.. Where do these texts appear in the Mahabaratha?

    …a single projectile charged with all the power of the Universe. An incandescent column of smoke and flame As bright as the thousand suns Rose in all its splendour… a perpendicular explosion with its billowing smoke clouds… …the cloud of smoke rising after its first explosion formed into expanding round circles like the opening of giant parasols… ..it was an unknown weapon, an iron thunderbolt, a gigantic messenger of death, which reduced to ashes The entire race of the Vrishnis and the Andhakas. …The corpses were so burned as to be unrecognizable. The hair and nails fell out; Pottery broke without apparent cause, And the birds turned white. After a few hours All foodstuffs were infected… …to escape from this fire, the soldiers threw themselves in streams to wash themselves and their equipment.

    History’s lost lesson: Ancient nuclear war among Indus Valley civilizations reexamined | The Extinction Protocol: 2012 and beyond
     
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    Read the book Chariots of the gods there is a whole chapter about this.
     
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    mikhail Senior Member Senior Member

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    have you read all the book of Mr. Erich Von Daniken?i hane got the entire 12 book collection of Mr. Daniken with me.man they are really incredible!:rolleyes:
     
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    No Idea. Probably fake

    Chapter 11, verse 12 and 32

    divi surya-sahasrasya
    bhaved yugapad utthita
    yadi bhah sadrsi sa syad
    bhasas tasya mahatmanah

    [​IMG]


    sri-bhagavan uvaca
    kalo 'smi loka-ksaya-krt pravrddho
    lokan samahartum iha pravrttah
    rte 'pi tvam na bhavisyanti sarve
    ye 'vasthitah pratyanikesu yodhah

    [​IMG]

    All mysteries of that book have been debunked
     
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    Can someone paste the original Sanskrit text of Samaranga Sutradhara that supposedly contains all these writings. Can't find anything online, only vague references to Daniken's books.
     
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    I don't know about Mahabharata, but there some of the theories explaining a couple of Harappan sites, are nuclear in nature.
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    From a 2004 article - Ancient nuclear blasts and levitating stones of Shivapur - English pravda.ru :-
    The archaeological expedition, which carried out excavations near the Indian settlement of Mohenjo-Daro in the beginning of the 1900s, uncovered the ruins of a big ancient town. The town belonged to one of the most developed civilizations in the world.
    The ancient civilization existed for two or three thousand years. However, scientists were a lot more interested in the death of the town, rather than in its prosperity.
    Researchers tried to explain the reason of the town's destruction with various theories. However, scientists did not find any indications of a monstrous flood, skeletons were not numerous, there were no fragments of weapons, or anything else that could testify either to a natural disaster or a war.
    Archaeologists were perplexed: according to their analysis the catastrophe in the town had occurred very unexpectedly and it did hot last long.
    Scientists Davneport and Vincenti put forward an amazing theory. They stated the ancient town had been ruined with a nuclear blast.
    They found big stratums of clay and green glass. Apparently, archaeologists supposed, high temperature melted clay and sand and they hardened immediately afterwards. Similar stratums of green glass can also found in Nevada deserts after every nuclear explosion.
    A hundred years have passed since the excavations in Mohenjo-Daro. The modern analysis showed, the fragments of the ancient town had been melted with extremely high temperature - not less than 1,500 degrees centigrade. Researchers also found the strictly outlined epicenter, where all houses were leveled. Destructions lessened towards the outskirts. Dozens of skeletons were found in the area of Mohenjo-Daro - their radioactivity exceeded the norm almost 50 times.

    Regards,
    Virendra
     
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    Razor CIDs from Tamilnadu Senior Member

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    Similar to the Tunguska event in Siberia except that region was devoid of population. :notsure:
     
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    @Virendra, pakis will now claim to be te first to test/use Nukes :D
     
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    It has to be that.
     
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    Godless-Kafir DFI Buddha Senior Member

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    Please translate for lesser mortals. So that line from BG is fake?
     
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    The part which you quoted is probably fake..These verses were quoted by Oppenheimer

    divi surya-sahasrasya
    bhaved yugapad utthita
    yadi bhah sadrsi sa syad
    bhasas tasya mahatmanah


    "If hundreds of thousands of suns rose up at once into the sky, they might resemble the effulgence of the Supreme Person in that universal form."

    sri-bhagavan uvaca
    kalo 'smi loka-ksaya-krt pravrddho
    lokan samahartum iha pravrttah
    rte 'pi tvam na bhavisyanti sarve
    ye 'vasthitah pratyanikesu yodhah


    "The Blessed Lord said: Time I am, destroyer of the worlds, and I have come to engage all people. With the exception of you [the Pandavas], all the soldiers here on both sides will be slain."

    Translations taken from Bhagavad Gita As It Is Original by Prabhupada (ISKCON :scared2:)
     
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    Godless-Kafir DFI Buddha Senior Member

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    This what Oppenheimer said!
     
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    Oppenheimer translated it wrong. Its not "I have become death destroyer of worlds" but "I am Time, the destroyer of worlds"
     
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    1. If in the sky, a 1000 Suns existed it will resemble the brilliance of the great soul.

    LB has done both :okay:
     

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