Why does hinduism not fit in history and archaeology? According to the Puranas and the Vedas, Vedas were written 1960000000 years ago (before humans).

Mathabhata happened around 3138 BCE, how can there be death of 1 billion, 660 million and 20,000 men.

Historically, 1804 CE was the year when humans reached a population of 1 billion. Can you explain it?

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    Hinduism is actually fits into history and archaeology, but problem is that in history good evidence can lost, and there isn't much of archeological survey in historical place about Mahabharata due to some reasons. There exists Ram Setu, and much of all places has same names of villages from time of Mahabharata and Ramayana, so there is need to done deep research and to find evidence which is likely to lost. Dec 29 '20 at 10:14
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    Vedas and Hinduism (Sanatan Dharma) are eternal. Sanatan means eternal. Mahabharata and Ramayana both are called Itihaasa (history) in hinduism. Only modern western scholars , historians , and archeologist disagree with all this. Dec 29 '20 at 10:23
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    No you cannot explain it. This ia major contradiction.
    – Wikash_
    Jan 1 at 11:35
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    I don't claim that Vedas are that old. I don't know how old they are. But, most probably, they are atleast older than the Indus Valley Civilization, which uses town planning and architecture directly mentioned in the vedas. Latest research shows that the origins of IVC might be about 7000 BCE. The inflated numbers come from the original texts because the science of ancient astronomy is lost with the destruction of Hindu knowledge systems. People try to say that they are still intact, which leads to wild guessing/interpretation of puranic texts, but that is simply not the case.
    – user22892
    Feb 1 at 7:13
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    Yes, please read my edited comment, which is just above your comment for the explanation. At any rate, unlike Abrahamic religions (like Christianity), we are not obsessed with history and dates, to prove that there was some prophet and some particular event occurred on some day, on the basis of which the entire religion rests. Ours is an empirical religion. You see the results of yoga, meditation, etc., you adopt it. No belief system, no heresy hunting, you are left on your own, with maximum personal freedom.
    – user22892
    Feb 1 at 7:19

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