Kṛṣṇa’s Diplomatic Mission for Peace. Moon is near revati,
and śani is at rohiṇi.
3067 September 29 Full Moon of Kṛttika. Lunar eclipse Day 3067 October 8 Karṇa rides with Kṛṣṇa. uttara phalguni nakṣatra. Kṛṣṇa sends message to Bhīṣma and Droṇa to start the war seven days from that day, i.e. on amāvāsya at jyeṣṭha.
3067 October 14 Jyeṣṭha amāvāsya solar eclipse. The retrograde motion of Mars before reaching jyeṣṭha had occurred several months earlier.
3067 November 22 Mahābhārata War begins. Bharaṇi day. ग्रहौ ताम्रारुण शिखौ प्रज्वलितावुभौ ”two comets blazing with coppery red hair”.
3067 December 12 Last day of the war. Balarāma returns on theśravaṇa Day after his Sarasvati river pariyatra.
3066 January 17 Bhīṣma’s demise Māgha śukla aṣṭami rohiṇi nakṣatra.
Winter solstice had occurred on January 13, 3066 BCE, śukla pañcami. MB 6.2.32: रोहीणीम पीडयन्नेष स्तिथो राजन शनैश्चरः
Fourteenth Day of War. Moon rising at 2:30 am seen just above the horizon.
2926 August 16
Krittikas never swerve from the East. Horizon map facing east at Delhi. एता ह वै प्राच्य्येइ
दिशो न च्यवन्ते अमी हि उत्तरा हि सप्तर्षयः उद्यन्ति पुऱा एताः
1807 March 27
Full moon at Viśākha, Buddha’s nirvāṇa. अथ खो भगव चंदिमं देवापुत्तम् अराभ रहुम असुरिन्दम्गथव ऐइअभसि
तथागतं अरहंतम चंदिम सरणं गतो रहु चंदम पमुन्चस्सु
बुद्ध लोकनुकम्पकती अथ खो भगव सुरियं देवपुत्तम अरभ रहुं असुरिन्दम गथय ऐइअभसि
तथागतं अरहंतम सुरियं सरणं गतो रहु पमुंच सुरियं बुद्ध लोकनुकम्पकती
1807 January 26
Lunar eclipse. Winter solstice occurred earlier when the Sun was ear dhaniṣṭa (the position which corresponds to 270° along the ecliptic).
1807 February 10 Solar eclipse.
Vyāsa narrates, as Gaṇeśa, scribe, records the text.
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