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1/n thread3 #DiwaliSpecial History of Kayasthas|
In thread below I discuss historical(scripture & archeological) facts about #Kayastha Community
@RatanSharda55 @prafullaketkar @shakkuiyer @jayantsinha @vivekagnihotri @seriousfunnyguy @Chandrabosebjp @koenamitra @_NAN_DINI
2/n The Kayastha Community connects itself as progeny of ‘Chitragupta’.
And mention of Chitragupta goes as old as to RigVeda.

चित्र इद राजा राजका इदन्यके यके सरस्वतीमनु।
पर्जन्य इव ततनद धि वर्ष्ट्या सहस्रमयुता ददत॥ RIG VEDA Book 8/ Hymn 21/ Stanza 18
3/n Translation of above hymn is as below:
Chitra is King and only kinglings are the rest who dwell beside Sarasvatī.
He, like Parjanya with his rain, hath spread himself with thousand, yea, with myriad gifts.
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2/n There are numerous places that are indicated as the locations where various events happened in reference to Ramayana.
There are quite less archeological evidence as an effort has not been made with systematic excavations.
3/n To doubt the existence of Rama is to doubt all literature. There is little archaeological or epigraphic evidence for either Jesus or Muhammad who are known only from the scriptures. Does it mean they did not exist?
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Thread1) #DiwaliSpecial #RamayanaDiaries As a tribute to Imam-E-Hind I’ll post threads in regards to Historicity of Ramayana. Haters may give rebuttal & supporters pl RT. I start with a light thread & more details shall follow @DikshitSmita @prafullaketkar @shakkuiyer 1/n
2/n ‘Ramayanaa’ is attributed to be composed by Valmiki during 6th millennium B.C. The original book contains about 7 books or ‘Kandas’ that portrays different legs of the life of Lord Rama and his biography in detail. Now let’s see few Evidences regarding Historicity of Ramayana
3/n #1 Cobra Hood cave, Sri Lanka

Located in Sigiriya, Sri Lanka; this cave is tested by Archaeologists to be hundred percent natural and also that its mysterious shape cannot be carved by human hands.
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