Virtual Conference on the “Tithi Shastrath: The Date Debate – What is the date of Mahabharata’s Kurukshetra War?”

India Foundation in collaboration with DRAUPADI Dream TRUST organised a Virtual Conference on the “Tithi Shastrath: The Date Debate – What is the date of Mahabharata’s Kurukshetra War?” on 22-24 January 2021. The discussion in the Conference focused on Astronomical, Textual Referencing and Archaeological Dating. Mr Come Carpentier, Consultant, India Foundation and Prof Neera Misra, Chairperson, Draupadi Dream Trust, delivered the Welcome Remarks in the Webinar and Shri Ram Madhav, Member, Board of Governors, India Foundation, delivered the Inaugural Address in the Conference through Video Conferencing. The first session in the Conference discussed the Date of Kurukshetra War via Textual and Inscription references in the Tithi Shastrath.

The second of the Conference focused on TITHI SHASTRARTH – The Date Debate : Astronomical Dating : 3000+ BCE – VS – 1000+ BCE.

The third session in the Conference discussed the Archaeological Dating in the Date Debate or TITHI SHASTRARTH. Prof Sunaina Singh, Vice-Chancellor, Nalanda University, delivered the Valedictory Address in the Conference. Prof Neera Misra delivered the Vote of Thanks.

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