It is not a possibility that you have not heard about The Ramayana and The Mahabharata! The Epics of the Hindu culture and civilization have been told about time and again to the coming generations. These epics inculcate almost 100,000 verses in Sanskrit language. There is lore of mystical creatures. There are stories which bespeak of demons. There are moral conclusions, there are epic wars, and there are legendary stories which indicate towards the most dangerous and the most heavenly creatures! It will not be inappropriate to add that it has acted as the driving and pioneering force towards the Hindu mythology. But, this is not it!
There have been indications of a devastation that occurred in the past, the one which is incomparable to any other destruction, like the one caused by the nuclear weapons. In fact, this is exactly the picture which is portrayed by the Historian Kisari Mohan Ganguli. He is of the firm belief that the Mahabharata and the Ramayana inculcate descriptions of large nuclear carnage, which have been much more devastating than the ones in Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
As quoted from The Mahabharata-
“Dense arrows of flame,
like a great shower,
issued forth upon creation,
encompassing the enemy.
A thick gloom swiftly settled upon the Pandava hosts.
All points of the compass were lost in darkness.
Fierce wind began to blow
Clouds roared upward,
showering dust and gravel.
Birds croaked madly…
the very elements seemed disturbed.
The sun seemed to waver in the heavens
The earth shook,
scorched by the terrible violent heat of this weapon.
Elephants burst into flame
and ran to and fro in a frenzy…
over a vast area,
other animals crumpled to the ground and died.
From all points of the compass
the arrows of flame rained continuously and fiercely.” — The Mahabharata
In fact, there is the description from The Ramayana as well, which instigates of a similar catastrophe,
“(It was a weapon) so powerful
that it could destroy the earth in an instant–
A great soaring sound in smoke and flames–
And on it sits death…” . — The Ramayana
Indeed, these clearly indicate that the texts do support the theory that a nuclear device did made immense devastation on Earth, thousands of years ago.
And again, there is some more archeological evidence for the same:
- In the year 1992, researchers discovered a layer of radioactive ash in Rajasthan. The radiation has such high intensity that it till date contaminates the surrounding area.
- The excavation at Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro discovered skeleton which are scattered throughout the area like some sudden event brought the destruction.
- Yet again the various sites where researchers have found skeletons and remains of radioactivity have similarity to the that obtained from Hiroshima and Nagasaki. There is one major difference in the same, and that is that the level of radiation found at Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro is 50 times more than that of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
With the above findings, the ancient astronaut theorists are indeed talking about the devastation which occurred almost 12,000 years ago. Indeed, the immense is left to be researched and found about!