1300 Year Old Indian Structures – Evidence of Ancient Machining Technology?

Hey guys, I am at the Shore temple in Mahabalipuram and  this is the world’s oldest lingam, built more than 1300 years ago. We can see right away that something is very unusual about this lingam. It looks like it has been created with machines. This is because this structure is made of 16 equal sides. Now, on the top, you can see that it has been badly damaged, this is because Kings of other faith have tried to destroy this lingam a few hundred years ago. Today, it stands about 5 feet tall, but the original structure stood nearly 12 feet tall. Is this structure made with ancient machining technology or primitive tools like chisels and hammers?

The baffling feature of this structure is that it is made of 16 equal sides, this type of structure is called a hexadecagon. It is impossible to make a perfect monolithic hexadecagon of this magnitude with primitive tools. How could anyone have made this structure 1300 years ago? Today we can make different polygons using computer controlled machines, but cutting a 12 foot rock with 16 equal sides would be not be easy, even with machines.

The biggest problem with creating a perfect hexadecagon is not the length or width of the facets. These can be measured with simple tools, but the problem lies in creating the perfect angle between the sides. To make a structure with just 8 sides, we would have to calculate the exact angle between each side which would be 135 degrees. Now, this lingam has twice the number of sides which means that the angle between each side should be 157.5 degrees – Now there is a decimal point in degrees!

Is this lingam really perfect or does it merely look perfect? If this entire structure was made with chisels and hammers, there would be some human error. So, I decided to calculate the angle between the facets. If this is a perfect hexadecagon, the angles between all the sides, should be exactly 157.5 degrees. Here you can see my measurement with an angle finder. You can see that there is no error, and it shows the perfect angle of 157.5 degrees. I’ve measured all sides, and it is perfect. This “modern instrument” that I use today, doesn’t show me decimal places, but you can see that this black line is always halfway between these 2 lines. So, you can imagine what kind of advanced instruments were used 1300 years ago, by ancient builders.  I have also measured the width of all sides and they are all perfect, down to the millimeter. This means there is absolutely no human error in this structure, which proves that this structure was made with advanced machinery.

But there is another structure which is more baffling than this 16 faceted lingam. There is a 16 faceted structure, called Kalasam sitting on top of the temple tower. Making a regular hexadecagon requires straight machining. But what we see on the very top of this temple tower needs much more complex machining because of the varying shapes and grooves. It looks like a metal structure but it is actually made of stone. This Kalasam looks tiny from here, but is in fact 6 feet tall. It just looks tiny because of the height of the tower which is 60 feet. And if you zoom in, you can see the 16 facets and the varying shapes, created to perfection. Such complex design with 16 facets would be impossible without the help of advanced machines and tools. What kind of technology was used back then and why do we have no mention of this lost technology in history books?

Now, the really fascinating feature is that, while the entire structure is made of granite which is locally available, the lingam and the Kalasam are not made of granite. They are made of a type of rock called black basalt which is not available anywhere within an 800 mile radius. Why did they take such pains to transport black basalt from a far away land and use it on specific structures? If you look carefully, we can see why. You can see that the sculptures made of granite, show lots of corrosion, because of the salty sea breeze. However, there is no sign of corrosion on the Kalasam or the lingam because black basalt does not corrode. This is why, the most critical pieces of the temple were made with black basalt.  The ancient builders not only used advanced machines, but also understood the chemical properties of various rocks.

But we are only scratching the surface of this lost technology. Why is the oldest lingam in the world, also the most complex, yet the most perfect lingam? Why is the sanctum facing perfectly to the east, so that the very first sunrays will fall on this lingam? Is it a mere coincidence that the Kalasam was built exactly to 6 feet, lingam to 12 feet and the tower to 60 feet? Why was this kind of accurate measurements necessary? Why did these 2 structures need to have exactly 16 equal sides? What is the importance of creating them?

So, what do you think? Were these structures made with machines? How else could the ancient builders create a 16 faceted structure with no errors in angles, 1300 years ago? What was the purpose of placing these perfect structures in temples? Please let me know your thoughts in the comments section

 

Working with Giorgio Tsoukalos on Ancient Alines

 

Hey guys, I appeared on ancient aliens TV show on History channel again. This is my second appearance on the show and the beauty of this season is that I work with Giorgio Tsoukalos. I am big fan of Giorgio, he is an icon in ancient astronaut theory and I don’t have to tell you how popular he is.  I did spend several days working him, very nice guy and he talks about extraterrestrials all the time. It was a great learning opportunity for me because he has traveled around the world looking for evidence of ancient astronaut theory.

We spoke about several ancient Indian texts like Samarangana Sutradhara which talks about mercury ion engine, Bhagavat Gita which inspired the atom bomb and Sushruta Samhita which talks about medicine and surgery. They have shown some of it, and I hope the other information will appear on future episodes in this season. Of course, they can only show so much, because each is episode is just 45 minutes, but I think I will appear at least on a couple of more episodes in this season. So keep an eye out, and let me know if I appear on an episode because I am usually exploring an ancient site in a remote area.

I am currently in a small town called Shravanabelagola, on top of the mountain is a 57 foot monolithic statue of a Jain God called Bahubali. This is one of the largest free standing statues in the world and is considered one of the wonders of India. The inscriptions are really interesting and we can see them carved on the temple pillars, but you can also see many inscriptions all over the rocks on the mountain as well. So, I am trying to explore the mountain to see if I can find the real story behind the construction of this Jain statue. Jainism is a very ancient religion and very similar to Hinduism in many ways. In this episode which is called Voices of the Gods – Season 12 Episode 11, we also touch on the subject of Jainism. We had a team of people who came from the United States, these guys tirelessly went around several ancient sites in India. One thing I learnt from Giorgio and this team is that they think about their work, round the clock. So working with them was a big motivation for me to keep going on.

Now, India has thousands and thousands of ancient texts full of amazing information about advanced technology.  But most of them have not been translated or even read. I hope we can do something to get all these books translated, for the greater good of humanity. Please let me know what can be done to fix this issue in the comments section. Thanks a lot for watching, and I truly appreciate your support, because without my subscribers, I wouldn’t have gotten this far. So, if you haven’t subscribed, please do and I will talk to you soon. Bye.

The Mystery of Moryar Thatte – Ancient Aliens in India?

Hey guys, I am at one of the largest prehistoric megalithic sites in India. This is a hill near a remote village called Hire Benakal in Southern India, a very mysterious place which has hundreds of strange stone structures built on top of the hill. Even though archeologists say these are prehistoric structures built around 5000 years ago, local people insist that these structures were not created by human beings and were built much earlier in time. They say these huge structures, which number in the hundreds, were built by a race of extraterrestrials called Moryar who visited us from another planet. Locals say the Moryar were only 2 feet tall and were responsible for teaching human beings various arts and sciences.

Locals usually don’t visit this site due to fear of disrespecting the Moryar, but this gentleman has decided to help me. Archeologists and historians also don’t visit this hill for a different reason: Bears. This is fresh bear poop and I don’t have bear spray. He tells me there are at least 3 dozen bears on the hill, and we should go back as soon as possible, but I insist on staying because there is something very mysterious about these mushroom like structures.

How were these structures built? You can see how these rocks have been sliced into thin slivers. The roof of these houses are nearly 12 feet long, but only 2 inches thick. How did ancient men slice these rocks into thin slivers, without breaking them? Even today, this is not possible without metal tools. How were they able to lift these massive rocks and balance them onto these thin slices like playing cards? And how did they transport thousands of these rocks from a different place?

The larger stone structures are about 8 feet tall, tall enough for human beings to enter, but look at these smaller ones. The entire structure is less than 2 feet tall and 2 feet wide, too small for anyone to fit in. This one is 4 feet tall, but the entrance is just 1 feet in diameter. How could a person of normal size get inside this small hole? And how were these circular holes made without metal tools?

Archeologists claim that these structures are not houses, but tombstones. They say these stones were erected on top of dead people, to remember them. However, archeology reports also confirm that they could only find animal bones and no human bones were ever found in this area. If this entire place was used for burial, we should have already found hundreds of skeletons or at least a few human bones. How is this possible? And even more important, they have not found any metal tools. If human beings built these structures as tombstones, why did they spend their lifetimes slicing these rocks with primitive stone tools?

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My first appearance on Ancient Aliens – History Channel

 

Hey guys, I appeared on ancient aliens TV show in History channel a few weeks ago. This episode was called “Shiva the Destroyer” episode 15, season 11. In this show, we talk about the Hindu God Shiva and specifically the Lingam which people think of as a sexual symbol in the western world. People think that the cylinder represents the male sexual organ and the groove to be the female sexual organ. But in this show, you can see how Shiva could be a symbol of unlimited energy.  I also talk about how Kailasa Temple could have been built with devices mentioned in Hindu texts.

And I apologize for not letting you guys know, I didn’t even know about this until this Tuesday . This was filmed in April and I did not know the exact air date. I totally missed the bus on this, because I have been researching in very remote areas of India where there is absolutely no internet, most of the times even the cell phones don’t work.  These caves have never been visited before, It is almost impossible to get there.   And I have been roaming around in this valley for a few weeks now, finding lots of interesting information and I have been experimenting on ancient Indian chanting techniques inside these caves and recording the effects. There seems to be some strange connection between these sounds and the moon phases, So I had to be here on certain dates.  So, again I apologize for not letting you guys know about this on time.  I specifically wanna thank everybody who subscribed to me,  and loved me, because you guys have encouraged me to publish a book, to travel into totally new areas, and now appear on TV.  So, thanks a lot for everything, and if you are new here, I am Praveen Mohan and I will talk to you soon. Bye.