Idiot!! Confuses referencing with "Shabda Pramana". First these "Scientific reasoning and logical acumen"( or whatever) self-conceited Dhakkans should develop the understanding of "Pramana" as it's stated in Scriptures.
Don't get fooled by the Sanskrit terms used by Oak in his books and talks eg like this one.

It has nothing to do with Pramana Shashtra of Indic Aastik or Nastik Darshans. Oak's methodology has been nicely deconstructed by @jayasartn in her book. Let me quote.
"...he often talks about a methodology in his videos and blogs for dating Mahabharata war. He compared the
methodologies of sage Patanjali, Karl Popper and Richard Feynman and arrived at a combination.
Impressed with Patanjali’s maxim, “pratyaksa-anumdna-agamaah pramanani”, he decided to adopt it but preferred to interpret it in his own way. He picked up Popper's idea of shapes for degrees of testability to frame a Triangle of Explanation-Prediction-Testing.
He combined this with Patanjali’s three Pramanas namely
Pratyaksha, Anumana and agama. While combining, he changes the generic term ‘pramana’ of Patanjali (used in
the same sense in all the other Astika Darshanas too) into a component and
translates it as “Insight’ or ‘Explanation’, instead of merely ‘proof, ‘evidence’ or‘testimony". | He regards this as representing the corner point of ‘Explanation’ of Popper’s Triangle.
So now he has three corners of Popper’s triangle with Pramana, Anumana and Pratyaksha.
He describes Agama as “established knowledge, assumptions, traditional doctrine & precepts” but does not want to accept Agama because he thinks it had landed humanity in big trouble when misunderstood.
To justify this he cites two instances of which the first one pertains to the case of Aristotelian science turning
into a dogma.
'Christianity included Aristotelian science as part of their Holy literature,... dark age of Science in Europe.' 8/…
As a second reasonhe says that some traditions had modified ‘agama’ into ‘Shabda’ and caused dogmatic
insistence thereby leading India into Dark Age of Science. To quote his words:
After eliminating Agama or Shabda, his scientific methodology is built on the Triangulation of Popper
substituted with Pratyaksha, Anumana and Pramana as follows:
The methodology starts from Theory (1) which is about all the astronomy references in the Epic. That is again
repeated as Pramana (2), tested by means of astronomy simulations and mathematical calculations (3), inferences
are made from them (4) and
all these are supported by background knowledge (5) which consists of concepts of modern and Indian astronomy. This has replaced Agama, though Agama is mentioned in the above diagram."

As one can see, what Oak is selling is Carl Popper with the wrapper of Patanjali. This reminds me of Gandhi selling Prophet Daniel's Passive Resistance and Biblical suffering leads to purification as "Satyagraha" and "Ahimsa".
So don't get fooled! What Oak is selling is his own "Manastarang" and has nothing to do with Patanjali or his Yogashashtra or anything from Vedic Shad-Darshans.

In the light of abv deconstruction, now I understand his problem with Adi Sankaracharya.
Basically, due to his ignorance of the idea of Shabda Pramana, to quote @jayasartn, "Oak thinks that Shabda Pramana replaced Agama and was twisted badly such that the Indian science was pushed into Dark Age.
So according to him This view of him seems to have grown exponentially over the years that recently in a twitter
interaction Nilesh Oak was found to be spitting scorn over the very idea of Shabda Pramana."
Matlab Veda ke jis bhee part ko Oak software se verify na kar paaye usko Utha ke koode mein phenk dena chahiye.

Be aware of such Protestant Padre-Parrots. Basically they uproot your Shraddha in Scriptures on the name rationality and hand you over to Padre wolf in long run.
Had i known this earlier, I would have shooed him away without writing a such 18 tweet long thread and treating him with respect.

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17 Oct
In Vedanta there is no alternative to "Shabda Pramana". If the truth Vedas was an objective reality (Drishya) then yes one could have tested and verified it with Pratyaksha, Anuman etc Pramanas.
But if Truth is Subject himself (Drashta), then by which Pramana Subject will know himself? There is no other option but Shabda Pramana ie Veda.

चैतन्य(ब्रह्म) तो महावाक्यरुपी(वेद) शब्द प्रमाण के अलावा अन्य किसी भी प्रमाण से जाना ही नही जा सकता है।

cc @jayasartn
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16 Oct
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इसी तरह आर्य पिण्ड(शरीर) की विशेषता हैं

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इसका विज्ञान कह रहे हैं--
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14 Oct
I was reading a book critiquing Nilesh Oak's work on the dating of MBH. I guess this criticism is true about his work.
"Analogies as astronomy positions

The Voyager- Simulation Nyaya is capable of proving even analogous statements.
A verse in Mahabharata compares seven Kaurava brothers attacking Bhima with seven planets attacking the Moon.

An enthusiastic Oak armed with this Nyaya runs the simulator and finds seven planets –
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