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As per the Puranas, the Ramayana War was fought for a total of 87 days with occasional halts for a period of 15 days, thus making the number of days of actual fighting 72. The starting tithi is: Māgha Śukla Dvitīyā(The second tithi of the bright half of the month of Magha) The ending tithi is: Caitra Kṛṣṇa Caturdaśī(the fourteenth tithi of the dark half of ...


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Pāṇini lived in the Kaliyuga as per Hindu tradition. Chapter 179 of the Pratisarga Parva (second khaṇḍa) of the Bhaviṣya Purāṇa throws light in this regard: आसीत्पुरा कलियुगे पितृशर्मा द्विजोत्तमः। वेदवेदांगतत्त्वज्ञो यमलोकभयान्वितः॥४॥ Earlier in the Kaliyuga lived the foremost of Brahmins named Pitṛśarmā. He had knowledge of the Vedas and Vedangas and was ...


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