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Shape of Earth

Shape of Earth
varah vishnu avtar

Lord Vishnu has taken 10 avtaars to save the earth. Varaha Avtar is third one. In Varaha Avtar is depicted as wild boar lifting earth which is drowing in water by asura hirnayaksha, but the interesting fact is the shape of Earth. 1000’s of years ago Hindu or Indians knew that the Earth was round.

Also in Sanskrit Geography Earth synonymous is Bhugol Vigyanam. Bhu means Earth & Gol means Round. This reconfirms that ancient Indians knew that the Earth was round.


State of Earth

In Hindi Earth synonymous is Jagat which means “Jiski Gati Hai” (a thing in motion), it proves that Indians knew that the earth was moving and not the sun.

Rig Veda 10.22.14

This earth is devoid of hands and legs, yet it moves ahead. All the objects over the earth also move with it. It moves around the sun.


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Rustproof Iron

Scientist found an iron pillar in Karnataka near kollur which is there from last 2000 years made with iron which is completely rustproof.

Rustproof Iron

Kollur is a place that receives 600 cm of rain for at least 5 months in a year. Same kind of pillar you can find at mehrauli in Delhi which is 7mt. 23 foot in Qutb complex.

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Distance between Earth and Sun

Anchient Indian culture know the distance between Sun and Earth. You will find answer in Hanuman Chalisa contained the Mathematical of it. Before scientists knew that there exists a Solar System.

SHLOK in Hanuman Chalisa Reads:

जुग (युग) सहस्त्र जोजन (योजन) पर भानु|

लील्यो ताहि मधुर फल जानू ||

In Hindi it means,

hanuman chalisa, Distance between Earth and Sun
Distance between Earth and Sun

*एक युग सहस्त्र योजन दूरी पर स्थित भानु अर्थात सूर्य को मीठा फल समझ के खा लिया था|*

In English it translates as,

Hanuman ate the sun, considering it a fruit Located at the distance of a Yojan Thousand Eras.

Calculation in Number or Kilometers

1 युग / 1 Era = 12000 वर्ष / Years

1 Thousand = 1000

1 Yojan = 8 Miles

Now let’s Calculate, 1 Era * 1000 * 8

12000 x 1000 x 8 Miles= 96,000,000 Miles

1 Mile = 1.6 Kilometres

96000000 * 1.6 = 153600000 Kilometres.

In after whole analysis you will distance between Earth and Sun According to Hanuman Chalisa which is in total accordance with NASA and even seems more accurate. Ancient Indian know these scientific facts 5000 years earlier then scientist discover it.

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