For the Krita are suited the laws of Manu ; for the Treta, those by Gautama (are) prescribed ; for the Dvapara those by Shank and Likhita ; for the Kali, those by Parasara are prescribed. '
Kali yuga is reported to have begun after the departure of Lord Krishna and after Yuga Sandhi. Yuga Sandhi is the Interregnum is the period between two yugas. When did Kali Yuga begin? Indians follow an almanac system based on
Now Thiruvannamalai,Tamil Nadu, India is 3.5 Billion years old! In Puranic version of Brahma's creation, the first creation for this kalpa was around 4.32 Billion Years. In such great stretches of Time 5 to 10 billion years is allowed in calculation. Hence it is probable Shiva was at Thiruvannamalai when Brahma created the world around 4.32 Billion Years ago!
So Lord Rama can be dated around One Million years ago, considering this evidence and the dates of Dwaraka(Dated 32 000 years ago), the earliest dwelling Tamil Site in Chennai which is a Million Years old.( and Tamil quotes Ramayana)
Both Rama and Krishna are the Avatars of Vishnu. Then why the difference in skin tone? I checked. Vishnu appears as,in