Year Of The Mahabharata War: Reestablishing The Tradition of ‘Vada’ – 2: #SangamDebate Between Nilesh Oak & Manish Pandit

Vada is the discussion of two different claims or positions, based on the evidence and logic, without deviation from the established tenets of Nyaya-darshana (science of reasoning/logic). Bhagavan Krishna describes genuine debate as ‘वाद: प्रवदतामहम् i.e. Philosophical discussion to discern the truth as the manifestation of the Bhagavan.

There are multiple claims for the year of the Mahabharata War. Shri Nilesh Nilkanth Oak claims 5561 BCE while Dr. Manish Pandit claims 3067 BCE, for the year of the Mahabharata War. They make these claims based on internal astronomy evidence of the Mahabharata text.

It will be for the audience to listen to both positions and use their knowledge of the scientific method and logical reasoning to ascertain which of the two claims (5561 BCE or 3067 BCE) they consider closer to the truth.

About Speakers: –

Dr Manish Pandit is a practising doctor and filmmaker who has made close to 40 films including well known investigative documentaries on politics and religion. He holds a double FRCS in General Surgery and ENT with a Masters from King’s college in Nuclear Medicine. He was the first to make (View More)

Nilesh Nilkanth Oak, is the author of “When did the Mahabharata War Happen?”, “The Mystery of Arundhati”, where he freshly evaluated astronomy observations of Mahabharata text. His work led to validation of 5561 BCE as the year of Mahabharata War while falsifying, (View More)

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