Within a matter of hours, the catastrophe transformed a region fabled for spirituality and pristine beauty to one of death and devastation. One month later, entire villages and towns remain buried in sludge and silt waiting for life and hope to return.
Are Mahabharata and Ramayana myths or historical realities? If we do a serious study of Bhagvat Puran and other related literature, one can make a reasonable guess of time of events. In Bhagvat many events described are linked with position of planets.