Indian history seen through the prism of western writers,Moghuls and our own brand of self styled liberal, Secularists,consists of only myths and legend
No other country has such detailed description of the Land,flora and fauna,names of Kings,the period of Reign,the laws passed by them,the grants given away by them..
That is, Foreign literature does not quote Puranas/events mentioned by them.
My answer is that my grand father can not quote me.
Indians believe the Timeline of India’s History as explained by William Jones and his followers, though their theory on the dates assigned to events and persons have been proved to be incorrect by many references and most importantly by archeology.
If one were to mistrust the Hindu scriptures, the Nastika System of jainism which denies the authorit of the Vedas, has provided informationwhich tallies with the timeline and events portayed by the Puranas.
Secondly the Archeological finds dispprove the dates assined by William Jones and others and show that the events and people had happened/lived much before the dates indicated by them
Our history textbooks tell us that Magadha (not Ayodhya) was one of India’s first kingdoms and that Buddha and Mahavira were contemporaries who lived in/ around Magadha around 600 BCE. However, when we visit the ……..