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Have there than any recorded prophecies in the Bhagavad Gita or other major Hindu writings that, according to a significant number of Hindus, was later fulfilled in an event known to history?

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    Yes there are many. In south India there was a famous philosopher who is known as "Nostradamus of India". His name is Brahmamgaru. Many believe He is God's Incarnation. – Mr_Green Jul 17 '14 at 5:46
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    Hindus don't believe in Prophets. Hence no Prophecies. – Bharat Jul 18 '14 at 4:33
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    @Bharat What are you talking about? There are plenty of prophecies in the Puranas. – Keshav Srinivasan Jul 18 '14 at 7:26
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    @KeshavSrinivasan What Prophecy means is a revelation of a message by God to a Prophet which the Prophet then regurgitates to the people. Hinduism does not have Prophets i.e chosen 'messengers'. Every human has the potential to 'see' the divine message. If I were to elevate my mind to yogic levels even I would be able to see the messages in Vedas & Puranas. I need not be a chosen person. – Bharat Jul 18 '14 at 13:04
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    @Bharat is trying to underline the difference between prophecy and revelation. He says that Hindu texts contain only revelations and not prophecies. He is not narrowing down the definitions. – TheLoneKing Feb 11 '15 at 14:59
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These prophecies can be categorized into two.

  1. Prophecies in the scriptures
  2. prophecies made by teachers/acharyas.

It is said that in Kaliyug rise of adharma will be there. Surely adharma is rising all over the world without any doubts. I think it can be considered as a prophecy.

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    "In Srimad Bhagavata, it is mentioned that in Kaliyuga, India(Bharatha) will loss it's northern and eastern part of lands." Do you have a quote in the Srimad Bhagavatam for that? – Keshav Srinivasan Jul 20 '14 at 1:31
  • @KeshavSrinivasan: Will try to add the quote once I get it, actually I have only heard about this(multiple times). – user11 Jul 20 '14 at 14:55
  • It is very interesting. @A_runningMind , Could you please add the quote for this? – tekkk Mar 21 '15 at 3:30
  • @sysinit: Bhagavata Saptaha yajna is going to take place in our village next month. Hope I can get exact quote for this and will update the answer. – user11 Mar 23 '15 at 7:50
  • @A_runningMind Were you able to get the quote? – Keshav Srinivasan May 20 '15 at 14:22
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Many of these things were made known by Veda Vyasa Maharshi in his ‘Bhavishya Purana’.Prediction of Jesus Christ ,Profet Mohammed etc were made.

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    Only if the parts of the Bhavishya Purana you're referring to were actually written before those people existed. Most consider that pratisargaparvan was added to the Purana during the 18th century CE (eg it mentions the British Parliament, and the British administrative centre in Calcutta). – Meir Illumination Sep 5 '15 at 6:42

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