This article states that gigantic volcano eruptions in the area of Deccan in modern India were the cause of life extinction on Earth 66 million years ago. About 4 subsequent volcano eruptions spewed poisonous gases and ash into the air, blocking sunlight and wiping out most lifeforms on Earth.
- How does this period of destruction tally with Kalpa/Yuga theory?
- Do Hindu / other ancient texts have any reference to this event?
- Is there any connection to Shiva's destructive force?