So the oldest versions of Ramayana and Mahabharata that we have today are less than 2,500 years ago, but they could be describing events that occurred many hundred years before that.
How old the Ramayana is?
According to Hindu tradition, the narrative of the Ramayana takes place during a period of time known as Treta Yuga. According to Robert P. Goldman, the oldest parts of the Ramayana date to between the mid-7th century BCE and the mid-6th century BCE.
When did Ramayana happen?
The Ramayana is an ancient Indian epic, composed some time in the 5th century BCE, about the exile and then return of Rama, prince of Ayodhya.
How old is Lord Krishna?
Lord Krishna was 89 years 8 months 4 days old and Arjuna was 88 years 1 month 22 days old on the 1st day of Mahabharata War. Lord Krishna delivered Bhagavad Gita to Arjuna begun.
Is Mahabharata a myth?
Along with its basic plot and accounts of numerous myths, the Mahabharata reveals the evolution of Hinduism and its relations with other religions during its composition. The Mahabharata story has been retold in written and oral Sanskrit and vernacular versions throughout South and Southeast Asia.
Who wrote Gita?
Vyasa Bhagavad Gita/Authors
Who killed the deer in Ramayana?
Maricha Maricha gamboled far away from the ashram with Ram in hot pursuit and finally after a long chase, killed the deer, with what else, but a golden arrow. The dying Maricha cried out, O Sita! O Lakshman! mimicking Rams voice.