Scientific dating of ramayana
This may prove to be a break-through in deciding the chronology of the events in the history of Bharat (and probably the World).The beginning of the Holocene (post last ice age) is now universally accepted to be around 12000 BP.
The locals believe that Shri Ram had actually visited these places.
They sequentially moved to the places stated as visited by Shri Ram in the Valmiki Ramayan.
Starting from Ayodhya, they went right up to Rameshwaram.
Mars was in the middle; on one side were Mercury, Venus and Jupiter and on the other side were Sun, Moon and Saturn. 2: Showing Planetary position on 7th October, 5077 BC (Amavasya), the day of Solar Eclipse, when Lord Ram fought the battle with Khar.
Other Eclipses mentioned in Ramayan In Kishkindha kaand there is a reference to solar eclipse (4/15/3) on the day Bali was killed.