3 EYES of SHIVA – Mystery of Olakkannesvara Temple, Mahabalipuram

Hey guys, today we are going to look at a very strange structure in Mahabalipuram, this is an incredibly mysterious building built on top of a huge rock and is commonly known as the Olakkannesvara Temple. Let us climb up and see what is inside this structure. Archeologists confirm that this is at least 1300 years old, and it could even be much much older. Why was this structure built on top of a slippery boulder? Perhaps we can understand it, once we see the main idol inside the temple.

There is a metal door and it is locked, let us look at the idol inside, there is a huge pillar in the middle, and there is no idol inside. This is just extremely unusual for a temple. Just a pillar in the middle? But wait.. there is something on the left. What is it? There are steps going up, you can clearly see stone steps leading up and on top there is a square opening. The hole opens up to the sky, the top is open, because you can see sunlight coming through this hole.  One thing is crystal clear, this is not a temple at all. There is no main idol and there are stairs going up with a hole on the ceiling, and what is on the right side? A wooden door, which is closed. There must be another chamber inside. What is inside that chamber? Why is this doorway locked with a metal gate? Why are there no carvings or idols inside? The entire design of this structure is very odd, almost all Hindu temples have a pointed top, an aerodynamic structure called Vimana. But this structure does not have it, instead of a pointy tower, it is designed with a flat top, as though people must go and stand on top of it. Then, there are steps leading up and there is a hole to facilitate, this hole is deliberately made big enough so people could climb up on the roof. But what were they doing on top of this structure? What is the mystery behind it?

The name of this structure is even more mysterious. It is named as ‘Olakkannesvara’ and this word is completely unheard of. Nobody knows anything about this term. The word Ulaikanneswara comes from Ancient Tamil language which means ‘The One with Three Flaming Eyes’. And, I think it means Lord Shiva, because he has Three eyes, but there is no idol of a Three-eyed Shiva inside and there is no Vimana. So why is this building called ‘Three flaming Eyes’?

Perhaps we could understand the purpose of the structure by looking at these carvings. The most bizarre carvings are the guardians on both sides of the doorway. They are very unique because they are facing sideways. These guardians are called Dwarapalakas and I have shown you so many of these statues in various Hindu temples. They are supposed to look directly at us, facing away from the doorway. However, they are facing sideways, and they are shown folding their hands and intently looking inside the chamber. Something exciting must be happening inside because this is a very strange depiction.

 

And on the walls, there are even stranger carvings. Who are these little guys? What are they holding in their hands?  Each one is holding a Conch Shell, these guys are ready to blow the Conch and make a sound, to signal someone’s arrival. The expression on these little guys is awesome, they are keenly watching something in a distance. What are they observing? Who is arriving? Are they looking for Aliens from distant space?

Walking around, I can see more Little guys holding Conch Shells. And on top of them, There is a guy pointing with his fore finger, he is pointing to a distant object. His expression is rigid, as though he is a strict officer. Underneath him, these 2 guys are ready, both wide eyed and firmly looking ahead, ready to blow the conch shell and make a siren like sound at the officer’s command. What are they looking for?

Here is another one with the same motif. Why are the walls carved with these officers and little guys? We simply do not understand what the ancient builders are tell us, and carvings are the clues which can help us understand what this structure actually is.

Here, this is a very interesting carving. This is a form of Lord Shiva sitting in a meditative posture. The ancient builders could have carved any of the hundreds of avatars of Shiva. And this is not the most popular form of Shiva. So why did they put this carving on this wall? Of course, experts will tell you this is what the temples are all about. Various gods are carved to make you worship them. But ancient structures were built for scientific reasons. This deity was carved here to show you the direction, this carving always points exactly to the South. This is why he is called Dhakshinamoorthy, which means the ‘One who faces South’ – The word Dhakshina means South in Ancient Sanskrit.

Let us go on the opposite side, and look at what is carved there. This is just spectacular! Here King Ravana at the bottom, is shaking Mount Kailash. And on top of Mount Kailash, you can see Shiva. What is so spectacular about this, right? This is the carving that shows the Direction of North, because Mount Kailash is exactly to the North from here If you take a map and mark Olakaneswara structure in Mahabalipuram and draw a line to Mount Kailash, it is almost perfectly aligned to the North. What we are looking an incredible mix of science and spirituality, these are carvings of Shiva, but they are intended to show the exact directions. We have forgotten this science , but a layman who lived here a thousand years ago would instantly understand the directions, when he looks at these carvings. But WHY does this structure need to show the exact directions ?

Let us take a few steps back and observe this structure from an architect’s perspective. This is built on a huge boulder which is already 30 feet tall. And look at the shape of the rock, it is shaped like an egg, it slopes down in all directions, this is not where you should try to build anything. This is like placing an object on top of an egg, it will definitely  fall down.

Let’s go to the ground level and observe this from the bottom.  Look at how they have constructed the base here. They have put stone blocks on the curved natural rock, and made a flat base first, before constructing the structure on top of it. Why go through all this hardship, why did they not just build it at the ground level? The architect chose to build this structure here, because its location and its height must have been crucial, this location and this height was needed for a specific reason. And look around,  this is the tallest ancient structure found in this entire area.

So what is the secret of Olakkannesvara? As I dig deeper into this mystery, I started to look at old Government archives and historic photographs. This picture is about 50 years old. No difference right? But then I found something crazy. This photograph was taken one hundred and thirty years ago, it was taken by a British officer in 1890.

And this is mind boggling, because it shows that originally there was a dome on top, today it is not there. And not only that, there is an arrow on top of that dome which shows directions. Yes, this was an ancient light house. Now we understand why this structure was specifically built on top of a rock directly overlooking the Coast, you can see the beach clearly, standing from the Olakaneswara building. This is an ideal spot to watch the entire coastline, and guide all the ships and boats arriving. Of Course, Mahabalipuram was an ancient sea port dominated by Tamils, the Tamil people have an extremely long history, and India is surrounded by water on all three sides and ancient Indians have always been experts in Navigation for thousands of years.

This is an original photograph I found from Government Archives and it is interesting how things have changed. This dome on top is now gone, but If you look below, there is a temple at the bottom, and you can see the temple priest standing there and posing for the photograph. Most people think Mahabalipuram rock cut temples were abandoned for many centuries and they were taken up by the archeology department in the last 100 years.

No, just like most structures in Mahabalipuram, this temple  was also a working temple with all the rituals at that time, a practice that continued for more than 1200 years.  It became an archeological site only in the last few decades.

And the structure on top was an ancient lighthouse which also operated continuously for more than 1200 years. Now, we can understand why this structure was built specifically on top of a huge boulder on the highest altitude in this area. Now we understand why the Gods have to show us directions of North and South.  Now we realize why there is no idol inside the building, and now we know what the officers were looking for in a distance, and why the little guys were ready to blow the Conch. Every time a new ship came to the port, the officer would give a hand signal , and the people would be alerted by the sound of the Conch shell.

A huge Fire, was set up on top of this structure which would visible from miles away. It could be some advanced technology, but it could even be a simple giant burning torch. We know ancient Indians used giant metal containers with Oil and sometimes wicks to have a continuous burning flame. Even today, sometimes they still burn a huge fire all night with this technique, this flame lights up the entire town and is visible from miles away. And this is the reason for the steps going up to the ceiling, they had to go up to light and maintain this fire.

When Europeans started to come to India regularly, in fifteen hundreds, they were pleasantly surprised to see this ancient light house. The British were almost the last of the Europeans to reach India and when they brought this area under their control, they modified the ancient light house, they replaced the old Fire model and built a new dome and put arrows on top. British officers have clearly recorded that they used this as their light house for some time while they began constructing a new light house.  And this is the new light house they constructed in 1900, and look at the location, it is only a few hundred feet away from the old light house, the British were surprised that the ancient engineers had already found the perfect location with the highest altitude.

And, some of you may think that the Olakaneswara structure was originally just a temple and the British converted it into a light house. But I found an old map which shows the Indian Coast Line… this is not a British map, it is in Portuguese..Dutch. This map was drawn in 1602, and the British had not even come to India yet.  And here you  can see the words Das Lampadas meaning ‘The Lamps’ right next to Mahabalipuram. This confirms that the light house was operational to guide ships and boats even before the British arrived. And the British actually took control of this area only in 1774, more than 150 years after this map was drawn.

But there are more interesting details about this ancient lighthouse and harbor. I found this in a nearby Museum,  You see what this is? Things like these were found in the ocean near the beach in Mahabalipuram. I don’t know if you can guess what this is. This is an anchor, made out of solid rock. This may be a replica but several ancient stone anchors were found in Mahabalipuram, Each one weighing tons.. And these anchors were used to bring the ships to a halt, because Mahabalipuram was an ancient sea port and a harbor.

Look at the base of this, this looks a little bit different from modern anchors, and they have also found metal anchors in the beach as well, they are in poor shape because metals disintegrate, unlike the rocks which have a much longer life.

And Marco Polo, the famous Venetian Traveler wrote about Mahabalipuram when he came on a ship, 700 years ago. He called Mahabalipuram, as the land of 7 Pagodas, because of the temple towers near the coast. So this clearly confirms that Mahabalipuram was an ancient  sea port and Olakaneswara was the ancient light house.

But I still don’t understand why they call it Olakaneswara .Where are the 3 flaming Eyes of Shiva? Even if you think it is the fire on top of the light house, There is only one flame. Where are the other 2 flaming eyes?

Perhaps the secret lies inside this closed door, which could give us a clue. So I started to go back several times, and one day I found the door open, because I guess there is some maintenance work going on. But there is nothing inside, it is empty and I still do not understand the where the 3 eyes are.

While re-examining  the temple, something caught my eye. What is that strange pattern in a distance? It is carved just about  a 100 feet away from the light house, This looks very interesting, it is a square like design which extends on all four corners resembling a layout of something. Of course mainstream experts will easily dismiss it as an unfinished carving. They will claim that sculptors began carving this , and they only carved the outline of the panel, and before they could finish carving the figures, suddenly there was a war and the sculptors stopped working. After all, this was ancient times, and people were living a barbaric life which was full of war and chaos. Sounds convincing right? Usually we may have to agree to this story, but here, we have more evidence that this is something else. Did you notice these small little things in the corner? Guess what they are? They are iron pieces driven into the bedrock, yes they are ancient nails or rivets. What are they doing in these corners? In fact, if you look carefully, Larger holes have been drilled first and then these iron rivets have been driven in. But not just in one corner, look here too. Rivets, nails are all fasteners, which means there was something else fastened to this bed rock. What was here, 1300 years ago?

There must been a small tower set up here, made of metal and they would have had another smaller fire. These nails were holding the metal structure firmly to the rock. Guessing from the size of the base, This tower would be no taller than 5 feet and must have held a burning torch, a flame on top of it. It would be very wise to have a backup light if the main fire goes off in Olakaneswara for any number of reasons. This would have been a backup light house.

But there is something more that we need to see. What is really on top of the ancient Lighthouse ? What does it have now? Of course, this is the old light house, so this is the tallest structure in this area, so how do you see what is on top of it? But this is the tallest ancient structure, and we have a newer structure right, the new light house which is taller. So, Let us climb the light house and then look at Olakaneswara from there. From the top of the new light house, the view is just amazing, but see what is on top of Olakaneswara,, Two maintenance guys are working… but, It is just a flat roof, with a square hole in the center, there is nothing else. I am disappointed, but what else can you expect from an old light house?

But there.. can you see something there? There is another square pattern carved on the bed rock, about a 100 feet from Olakanesvara. It looks identical to the previous  one we saw before and I am confused. But this one is on the opposite side. Let me show you the other carving again, there was a lot of steps there and I had to walk a little bit to examine that carving.  In this side, there are only 3 or 4 steps, and you see the same square carving on the bed rock. This was another smaller tower, with a burning flame on top. I think I just figured out why this was called Olakaneswara. Two eyes on 2 sides, both at a lower level, and in the middle, a giant third eye, the bigger source of energy and guidance, coming from the higher level. The third eye of Shiva, is going to illuminate your world, and it is going to guide you, I mean literally guide you, if you are sailing on a ship. It will save you from hitting the rocks, and reach this Shiva, the land, safely.

This is just incredible, there is no doubt that ancient builders were God like figures, they could blend science and spirituality in a way that we can no longer do. Forget about creating something like this , In fact we are not even able to understand their creations. I have actually re-discovered why this is called Olakaneswara, and what was the purpose of this site. For the last few centuries, Nobody knew why this was called Olakaneswara, until now.

Praveen Mohan

 

Baffling NEW Ancient Technology Discovered? 1000 Year Old Secret Technology Behind Hindu Temples

Hey guys, today we are going to look at some, really interesting ,ancient rock binding technology. I am quite excited to show you this, because I think I have just discovered something completely new, and this technology is not known to anyone today, so please watch till the end of this video and let me know what you think.  Usually, I show you different types of rock cutting technology, but today let us focus on how ancient builders tied or fastened 2 rocks together, this is called Rock Binding Technology. Rock binding is as important as Rock cutting itself. For example, we are looking at a 500 year old temple in Cambodia. Can you tell where the rocks are joined in these blocks? Of course, you can tell the blocks at the ground level, but what about the next level. How many separate blocks do you see? How are they assembled? This is an example of perfect rock binding technique. So how did ancient builders bind 2 rocks together?

In temples of Cambodia, we can see this strange wedge shape cuts placed on stones. When you first look at it we don’t understand what it is. Look at this block, here you can see a T shaped cut on this giant stone block. What is the reason for this T shape cut?

So, Let me try to explain what these T shape or Wedge shaped cuts are. Here, I am using a type of soft material, this is actually a type of foam, and let us pretend that these are 2 large stone blocks which have to make up the part of a temple wall. Now, I need to bind or tie these 2 blocks together, so what do I do? I am going to cut a T shape on each stone block. So,  I cut one T shape on top of  this block, and I have to cut another T shape on top of this block as well. Actually, I am better off putting these blocks together like this and cutting an H shape on top. So let me cut this H shape here. But why is this necessary? Now, I am going to pour molten metal into this depression, of course I cannot pour molten metal here, because this is foam, and foam will be completely destroyed if I use hot metal. But let us imagine this hot glue, is molten metal. Now, I am putting the hot glue and this hot glue is settling on this depression.

And now, let us just wait for it to solidify, so let us just give it a few minutes.  Ok it has solidified now, and watch what happened. The stone blocks are now tied together, I can pull or push them together and you can see they act as one block of stone. Actually, I can just hold one block, but you can see the other block is just tied to this block. Same thing, if I hold this block as well, this is not going to fall. This is the second block, this is still sort of clamped together. This is just brilliant, this is what ancient builders did in Cambodia. This technology is known as Ancient Clamping Technology or sometimes this cut is known as Keystone Cut technology. This is a very interesting rock binding technology.

This is not a guess, we can actually still see the metal clamps in the ancient site at Warangal in India. These mysterious structures were built at least 700 years ago, and the metal clamps are still in place, or in-situ, binding the different stone blocks together. Without these ancient clamps, this massive gate would not be standing today.  But this ancient clamping technology is not limited to just Hindu structures, we can see the same technology in  many places around the world, we can see many ancient metal clamps in museums of South America in places like Peru. In Greece, we can see these metal clamps still in place, using to fasten giant stone blocks, these are 2500 years old, at a place called Delphi.

But remember, I told you I found something completely new. Let us go back to the ancient Ta Prohm temple at Cambodia, and here we can see something really interesting. What do you see? A combination of metal clamping and deep holes drilled on 2 adjacent stone blocks. Remember, I showed you Keystone cuts separately, and circular holes separately in ancient temples, but the combination of these 2 techniques, will produce some truly fantastic results.

What do I mean by fantastic results, right? Let us reproduce the same cuts and holes here, and see what the ancient builders were doing. Here, I have 2 stone blocks, and I am putting them side by side. And I am going to make the same cuts, I am going to make straight cuts and then make holes, let us say about half the depth. So let me make straight cuts on these blocks. And then, I am going to make deep  holes, so let me drill deep holes on both sides. And now, let me pour molten metal inside, and see what happens.

So let’s just wait for the molten metal to solidify on these blocks, and look at the result. So you can see that the molten metal or hot glue has solidified. Now, what has happened? The solidified metal is not only on the surface, the metal has actually gone inside. So we are not just looking at the surface here, the metal has gone up to like half the depth of the block. So this is just deep, we are looking at, like a C SHAPE which goes between these stone blocks, so it is a much stronger fastener, than the previously H SHAPE clamp we saw. Now, this is a much stronger bond than what we saw before.

Like I said, this is a completely new find, this is a completely new technology, that I just discovered in the ancient temples of Cambodia. So there is no name for this, let us just call this Ancient Horseshoe Technology.  Because you know, the molten metal goes in like a Horseshoe. This technology is much better and gives a stronger bind because it goes deeper than the regular ancient clamps.

But I think, ancient Hindus were using a much more advanced technique than this Ancient Horse Shoe technology. What if, they made similar cuts and holes on the other side as well? This is hard to visualize, so let me demonstrate what I mean.

So, you have already seen the ancient horseshoe technology. But what if ancient builders made the holes go all the way to the entire depth of the stone blocks?

So what I am going to do, I am going to make these cuts across these stone blocks. And at the end of these cuts, I am going to put the holes. Now, if I put the holes only like half the depth, then that becomes the horseshoe technology, but what I am going to do? I am going to put the hole all the way through the entire depth of the stone block. So the holes will go till the bottom, and then if I turn this upside down, and make the same cuts again. Now, I am pouring hot metal or hot glue on this side. After I wait for this to solidify, and what if I turned the blocks upside down, and again, poured molten metal on this side as well?

See how it looks after it solidified. Now the metal has solidified on both sides, and see how this looks. What has happened here? I have made a metal ring that completely binds these 2 blocks.

I showed you ancient metal clamping or something that looks like the letter H. Then we saw ancient Horseshoe technology, that looks like the letter C. But this looks like the letter O, because this is a complete ring that goes through both sides of the stone block. Now, think about how strong this will be, this is very strong. You know, in the previous techniques that I showed you, at least the blocks moved a little bit on the bottom. But because we have put the fastener on both sides, these 2 blocks have now become like one block. This is extraordinary technology and this is a new technology, I don’ tthink anybody has discovered this until now. . Let us come up with a name – let us call this ‘Ancient Ring Technology’. Because this is like a ring that goes through the entire stone block.

But did ancient Hindus use molten metal in Cambodia? Or did they use some other type of substance to bind these rocks? This is a very important question, because I have been examining ancient Cambodian temples for many months now, something is not right. I only see the cuts for rock binding, but most of them do not have any metal clamps, and nothing is found nearby as well. It appears that ancient Cambodians use a strange material which is undetectable today. What is that material?

In the temple of Angkhor Wat, we find the answer to this question. Look at this ancient clamp. It is a keystone cut, a H shaped cut. But what is the binding material? We do not see a metal clamp, but it appears to be stone itself. How is this possible? You can see that the 2 rectangular blocks are of a different color, but the connecting material, is of a completely different color. This confirms that ancient builders were melting rocks and poured molten rock, which solidified as clamps to bind these stones together. This is why we don’t find metal clamps in these ruins, because the clamps are made of rocks or geopolymer material. This is a game changer, because this confirms rock melting technology exited in ancient times. Today, we are able to melt rock and pour it into desired shapes in furnaces.

But ancient builders have used rock melting technology in ancient times, I already explained how Hindus believe that rocks were softened using certain herbs, this is why they were able to bend the rocks into perfect arches. Perhaps the rocks could have also been melted using chemicals or acids. The molten rock would then be poured on to these keystone cuts, horseshoe cuts or even made into rings to bind rocks together. This is why ancient Hindu temples in Cambodia are still intact.  Look at this wall in Preah Vihear temple, look at the angle at which it stands. It is standing at a slanted angle with many stone blocks tied to one another. Normally, if the stone blocks are loosely connected everything would have crumbled, but this is still standing only because of advanced rock binding technology. Believe it or not ,This structure was hit by a bomb and the wall still did not crumble into pieces, this is the true power of ancient technology. This wall is 1000 years old by the way and it still did not fall after a bomb was dropped.

But there is something much more interesting, than all these rock binding techniques we saw. Perhaps ancient builders used rivets to connect stone blocks.   And not metal rivets, but molten stone rivets.

Let us see why these holes are carved on the various stone blocks. Remember I showed you this temple base in the beginning, look at the holes on them. It is very hard to see how many blocks make up this base. How did ancient builders achieve this? The stones were stacked on top of one another, and then holes were drilled all the way to the entire depth . And then molten rock was poured through these holes.

I know this is hard to imagine, so let me do a demonstration. If we take multiple stone blocks, I have multiple stone blocks here, this is a rectangle, this is a square, this is a semi circle and then this is another rectangle. What if I put all these stone blocks on top of one another, and then drilled a hole through them, and then poured molten rock through that hole? What would happen? Let us find out. What is gonna happen now?

After solidification, all these rocks will be completely tied together, and they become immovable, acting like one giant block. This is why you see so many holes drilled, but most of the holes have been filled, apparently with just dirt. But this is not dirt, I think this is molten rock, we are looking at the world’s strangest riveting technology.

Now, see how I am moving these blocks, but they are not moving at all. See, I am trying to separate these blocks, but these blocks are inseparable, they are acting like one solid block. we are looking at the world’s strangest riveting technology. In fact this is better than today’s riveting technology. Why? Because today, we can only make rivets of a certain length. The ancient rivets however, had no limit in length, you could virtually pour any amount of molten material and could make the rivet as long as possible.

Praveen Mohan

Lost Ancient Technology Discovered? Mysterious Arches of Preah Vihear Temple

Hey guys, today we are going to look at a strange rock cutting technology at this 1000-year-old Temple called Preah Vihear in Cambodia. I am very excited to show you this because this rock cutting technique is completely mindboggling, and I believe you have never seen this before, in any other ancient site. Look at the ceiling of this hallway, look at the shape of this ceiling, it is an arch, in architecture, we call this a vault. But something is very strange about these rocks, pay attention to the top most pieces of this ceiling. This is extraordinary, because these are actual arch shaped stone blocks made of solid sandstone. Ancient builders have actually taken solid sandstone blocks and converted them into curved arches.

The top blocks are known as Keystones and the keystones of this hallway have been bent like pieces of rubber. If we horizontally tilt this picture, you can see how curved these arches are, the degree of curve is just incredible.
But is this really unique? Throughout most ancient civilizations, arches have been used, in fact, Romans used arches more than 2000 years ago, but you are in for a surprise. Let us look at this underground tunnel recently found in Scotland, this was built 300 years after this temple, and at first glance, you think this is a good archway, but look at the top most blocks. There is not one keystone, but two of them, and the blocks are not curved, the builders have merely tried to give an appearance of an arch, these are 2 rectangular blocks with very little curves. Here is the ancient Olympic stadium in Greece, and look at this arch, again it looks like a nice curved arch, but when you zoom in, you realize that the blocks are actually just rectangular blocks and are merely arranged to give you the appearance of an arch. I have looked at many many examples of arches and vaults in ancient and medieval Europe and I am surprised that no true arches exist in Megalithic structures, meaning none of the top most blocks are actually curved as arches. But here, in this remote part of Cambodia, we see how ancient Hindus have bent rocks and created true arches.

Forget ancient times, what about today, do we create true arches, today? This is an ancient vault in Greece, and the top blocks have fallen and have been repaired with new stone blocks, but again look, even the new blocks are actually rectangular blocks with very little curve. Why? Why is it such a problem to create arches, or curves in stone?
To cut anything into a straight line is relatively easy, all we need is a tool harder than the material. This is wood and I can easily put a line on it with a thread and cut it with a harder material like a hacksaw. The hacksaw is obviously harder than the wood. So all I have to do is basically take this wood and then put a straight line on it. And then I can cut it into a straight line. So this is not a problem at all. So you can see I have gone almost all the way through the end of the block . Now, all I have to do is go to the end, and now I have cut this almost perfectly straight. Without the use of complicated tools, simply because I can use my arm to make a straight line motion easily. So this is not a problem when you want to make rectangles or square blocks. But when you have to make an arch or a semi circle, or any kind of a perfect curve, that’s not hard to do, it is actually impossible because you cannot have your arm follow the same motion again and again and again in a curve. I will end up doing a poor job and then try to polish it. Why? Because your arm cannot follow the motion of a perfect curve or an arch repeatedly. I would need computerized mechanism, I would need something like a modern day CNC machine to cut it with a tool like this and make a perfect arch. Because if we see the ceiling of the Preah Vihear temple, we don’t see one arched stone block, we see hundreds of them, and we see that all these arched stone blocks have the same degree of curve. There is no difference which means they were created identically. And that’s impossible manually, with just using tools like Hacksaw, or if you are going to look at huge saws, or chisels and hammers, that is impossible to do on sandstone.

And if you look at the Preah Vihear temple from the outside, they have also made the outside into arches., You would think the outsides are just rectangular. No, even the outside is made into arches. Which means what the ancient builders have done is something extraordinary. They have taken rectangular stone blocks and they sort of bent them into perfect arches. Perhaps ancient builders used advanced machining technology and I have already shown you examples of machining in this temple itself. But I am going to show you a completely new concept, a new way to create these arches without using advanced machining technology.

Here I am using some type of foam. This is soft material and watch how easily I can recreate the curve. What I am going to is, pretend that this is a huge block of sandstone in Cambodia and ancient builders have quarried this huge block of stone. The first thing they would do, is take a small piece of this. Take a small sliver out of this block, to make it into an arch. So, I am going to cut this into a very thin slice, a small sliver. Of course this is not a problem, because cutting a straight line is relatively easy.

Now, I have this thin slice, you can see this is a very thin sliver, we are going to convert this into an arch. Okay, so let us put this here, so we are going to convert this thin slice into an arch. To do this, all I need is a tool like a divider. This is a very simple tool, we can easily make this, this is a primitive tool actually. Now, I am just going to measure, a certain number. Let us say, this is about 2 centimeters . I am going to find a specific center .. make sure that this is my center, okay? And then I am going to make an arch. See what I have done, this is a perfect arch, almost perfect arch, I would say, because I am new to this. Now, I am just going to increase the radius a little bit, make it twice, let us say about 4 centimeters. Use the same center and I am going to make another arch. See how perfectly this is turning out. This is my first time doing this, and even so, you realize that this is nearly perfect. Now, with a few attempts, I am sure I can make a perfect arch with this technique.

Now, all I have to do is remove this piece and this piece. This is what ancient builders have done. Now, the beauty of this.. we can re-create as many arches, as many identical arches as we want because we know the measurements. You know the first radius was 2 centimeters and the next radius was 4 centimeters and all I need is a divider, a ruler. Not even a ruler, 2 measurements, this could be 2 strings of thread. And I can make perfect replicas of the same arch and use them on the ceilings of the temple. I think this is the technique, ancient builders of Cambodia used, to create these perfect arches. What do you think? But there is one little problem. To create arches using this technique, the material has to be as soft as foam. It is impossible to make these arches, with a hard stone like sandstone. Sandstone, available naturally, is very hard and it is impossible to do it, with this technique.

So, Did ancient people soften stone? If so, how did they convert hard sandstone into soft material? Hindus believe that rocks were softened using herbs, then cut into desired shapes, and the blocks became hardened again, after some time. People think of this as a strange theory, but think about this right? How do seeds grow on solid rock? Every once in a while, you will see the smallest seed beginning to gain roots on even the hardest rock. How is this possible? Because herbs and even seeds have natural acids like oxalic acid, which are quite strong. And they can soften even the hardest rocks, this is why you see seeds taking root and eventually demolishing even the largest stone structures. Ancient Cambodians must have definitely used some kind of herbs or acids to soften these stones. Otherwise making hundreds of identical stone arches is impossible.
But this is not just a guess, there is actual evidence of acid treatment. Look at the corner stone of the ceiling, this is shocking, because this gigantic block has completely turned black, as though it was treated with some kind of acid or chemical. Look at the surface of this rock, it is full of ridges, as though it was damaged with some chemical, which has burnt the surface. Ancient builders definitely used herbs or some type of chemicals to soften stones. When I scrape on these sandstone blocks, I realize that their natural hardness has been altered.

Now, why was such an arched hallway necessary? There must have been a reason for going through such a complicated rock bending technology. And not only are the top most blocks made into arches, look, the neighboring 2 blocks around them are also curved. And that’s not the only mystery, look at the blocks on this level, these are not curves, these are bulges. I mean, they are curving or bending in the opposite direction. Let us tilt it horizontally, and I mean, this is just crazy, what kind of engineering is this? Why was the ceiling made into an inner curve, and the side wall into an outer curve? The answer may lie in plain sight, if we take a look at it, from a distance. The hallway had to be in the shape of a Key hole with inner and outer curves. But why was such a shape needed?

Perhaps this was an acoustic design, to facilitate sound transmission or frequency resonance. Today, we have an entire field of study called Architectural acoustics, experts in this field, design structures like symphony halls or theaters in certain shapes, to make sure sound travels in a desired way. However, ancient Hindus may have used the same technology 1000 years ago. The keyhole shaped hallway studded with large square windows, was definitely designed for acoustic purposes.

I am somehow drawn to this corner of the hallway, the stone blocks seem a little bit different than the rest of them. There is a small rectangular slot cut in a gigantic stone block. What is the reason for this? Is it some kind of a secret lever mechanism? If I put a certain type of key and twist, will it open? When I knock on the stone block, it sounds hollow. There is something weird about these blocks, when I tap on them, they sounds hollow. I need to go and see what is on the other side.

When I go to the other side of the stone block, I am shocked, because I see the exact same feature we saw in the last video. A door protected by Kaala on top, Kaala is the personification of time. Why is time carved on a doorway? The doorway still has bright paint on it and is made of giant stone blocks. You could easily mistake it for a real door, it looks quite real. This solid door cannot be opened by physical force, but perhaps by some type of sound or frequency. We can see something fascinating in this temple. Every time we sense Sound Technology, we see Time as well. How is Sound connected to Time? Can we unlock Time, by using Sound?
Praveen Mohan

Secret Science Hidden behind Ancient Holes? Mystery of Preah Vihear Temple, Cambodia

Hey guys, in the last video, I showed you strange holes drilled into many of the stone blocks of this 1000-year-old temple known as Preah Vihear in Cambodia. There are many different sizes of holes cut into the rocks, and the purpose of these holes has been a mystery, until now.

To decode this, we need to look at these ancient floor tiles. Each tile is a square slab of sandstone, but in the center, there is a circular hole. Surprisingly, these holes are not present in one or 2 slabs, or even some tiles, this is what we see in this entire area. Each square tile is of the same size as every other tile, and there is one hole drilled in the center of every tile. Were ancient builders mass manufacturing tiles, just like what we do today? How else can we explain this kind of replication? You can see that the entire area covered with tiles, has the exact same feature. If you walk on them looking at these tiles, it is like walking through a mass manufacturing setup. But why was the hole in the center necessary? Archeologists give a very simple explanation. Stone blocks are not easily moveable, because we cannot get a grip on them. So when ancient builders quarried stone blocks from mountains, they made holes, so that builders could insert a stick and move them easily. In fact, there are documentaries which explain how multiple holes were drilled in rectangular blocks, so they could be moved by men easily.  This seems like a convincing explanation, But do all stone blocks have these holes? Let us go to another area in the same temple complex and look at the floor tiling.

Look at these stone blocks on the ground, no holes on them at all, but look what they have done to the surface. Here you can see this work, this is to make sure that you don’t fall. (Rug for grip). Here, here and look.. all the way. This is all grip. This entire place is made of these rocks, where the surface was deliberately made rough. They either used sandpaper, acid treatment or something strange device to make it rough. This is incredible. Yes, today we have rugs, even archeology department uses rugs or carpets so people don’t fall, but this rug is 1000 year old guys, and it will last for eternity, unlike the modern rugs which will disintegrate after 10 years. This is why we love ancient builders right, they built things that even time can’t destroy But if ancient builders had to put holes in the floor tiles in that area, why do these blocks don’t have holes? How were these blocks moved without the holes?

I am not satisfied with the theory of mainstream archeologists; the holes must have a different purpose. When I examine the walls, the holes are very, very strange and go against these standard explanations. In documentaries, we are told that the holes are drilled through the blocks and wooden sticks are driven through them, and two people would push or pull on both sides. However, none of these holes go through the entire depth. They are very shallow, and I doubt if they are deep enough even to put a stick on them and make them move. To facilitate movement, holes must be drilled symmetrically, ie., either on the ends or at the very center. But the holes in these blocks are weird, there are a bunch of holes in one corner, while the other corner has no holes at all. Some blocks have a lot of holes, and other similar sized blocks have very little number of holes, or even no holes at all . And one more thing, these multiple holes defeat the purpose, the temple walls are supposed to be ornate and are supposed to look good. The holes actually make them look bad. So the holes definitely served some other important purpose. But we don’t know what it is.

But the mystery gets deeper as I explore another temple in the complex. There are some very very strange and unexplainable features. Look, these are not small little holes, they are huge, gigantic holes, not just one or two, but a series of them and they are drilled on the floor. These holes are too large for driving any stick and moving them, these holes had a very different purpose.  And why so many holes?

Remember I showed you similar holes on the bedrock of Ellora Caves in India? Ellora caves also has these weird holes on the ground. Those holes were deliberately made for ventilation purposes for the secret underground city which lies underneath. Even Derinkuyu, an ancient underground city in Turkey has these ventilation shafts. I have already shown you that this entire temple complex, the Preah Vihear Complex is an artificial pyramid made out of stone blocks. Perhaps, there is something inside the Pyramid, and may be some of the holes  go all the way underground to the empty chambers situated inside the pyramid.

I search eagerly to see if I can find any holes which go deep underground, but as far as I can see, none of the holes are that deep. Today, there are modern wooden stairs put on top of the ancient stairs, and if we peep through the wooden steps, there are many holes. But I am not able to come to a conclusion. Are they really ventilation shafts?

What else could be the purpose of these mysterious holes? The holes actually defeat the purpose of the walkway,because walkways are built for helping people walk, but the holes make it difficult for the visitors to walk, but there must have been an important reason, otherwise these holes would not have been made.

Look at the holes, they are quite large, but they are also very well made, as though drilled using a huge boring machine. In Hinduism there are mentions of advanced tools and devices. For example, there are deities called Bhairavas who are shown with specific devices for digging precious metals like gold. In Cambodia and other South-east Asian countries there are ancient devices called Kila or Katvanga. The popular imagery of deities drilling into the ground is present even as far as South America, in countries like Colombia. Were these holes drilled with tools mentioned in ancient texts? I climb up to the next level, because I want to find out if there are more holes on the top.

But even on the steps, I can see 2 huge holes drilled. This is a safety issue, because someone might trip and fall because of these holes. A fall from this height can be deadly.

When I reach the top, I see more holes drilled on that level as well. There are so many holes everywhere making it difficult for us to walk around.  On one hand, an entire walkway has been made deliberately rough so people will not slip and fall, this shows safety precautions were definitely implemented by ancient builders. On the other hand, it has been deliberately made risky, by drilling massive holes on the walk way and even stairs. What is going on here? We are confused, simply because we do not understand the reason for these gigantic holes on the ground. One thing is clear, the traditional theory that these holes were made for inserting sticks and moving them is not true, there are deeper meanings.

And in other temples of Cambodia, there is clear evidence of prove this. Here you can see the holes are made after the carving, right on their bodies or faces of the carving, completely defeating the purpose of the carving itself. If archeologists are right, the holes would have been made when the huge stone blocks were quarried from a mountain, and the sculptors would have made sure these holes do not interfere with the carving. But here, Without a doubt, these holes were made after the carving was complete. This is very intriguing and it is mind boggling. Now, what is the real reason for these holes?

Surprisingly, a local Cambodian takes me inside a chamber, and shows me a completely different purpose as to how the Preah Vihear temple was used in ancient times.

Cop: You stand near the wall and you can try.

Me: Chant?

Cop: Thumps chest

Me: Thump. Aum.

Inside the chamber, he stands at a specific spot, he thumps his chest and a strange resonance is produced, there is a weird vibration. He tells me that this is how this temple was used 1000 years ago by Ancient Hindus. Is it possible that there a connection between sounds and these holes?

Look carefully, the inner walls of the chamber have a lot of holes drilled on the stone blocks.  Why? Why do they have to alter a smooth surface and make it uneven, by drilling so many holes? Believe it or not, today we use the same technology. Today, we patch our rooms with uneven material, and depending on the degree of smoothness or unevenness of the surface, sound becomes suppressed or amplified. This is so obvious when we soundproof a room, it is not just the material that is important, we also make sure we design the surface accordingly. The shape of the surface determines suppression, resonance, echo or even amplification of sound. In many, many ancient Hindu sites, chambers are designed to create resonance and echo, I have shown you this in some caves of India as well. When you chant a mantra, sound changes according to the surface of the walls. Were the holes specifically drilled inside, so the sound can resonate or reverberate? Is this why there are so many holes and rectangular slots were carved here?

Are these unexplainable holes on the ground, somehow related to Sound Technology? What else could be their purpose? Why else did ancient builders drill holes on beautifully finished statues and carvings? Were they trying to make the walls create a certain resonant vibration?

But was this just for spiritual purposes or was the sound used for a scientific purpose? Perhaps The statue in this chamber might give us a clue. Who is he? He is known as ‘Kaala’ – Kaala means Time in Sanskrit. This deity is the personification of Time.

There is crazy vibration. There is crazy vibration here. I don’t know what is on the other side. What is on the other side, what is the meaning of this? Is this somehow related to time travel? I don’t know. Why are people doing all this? In many ancient sites, there are references to Time travel and Astral Travel. Did ancient people somehow use Sound Technology for Time Travel or Out of Body experiences? What is the connection between this statue of Time and this resonance? Why are local Cambodians still chanting and praying to this tiny statue of Time, while ignoring the hundreds of other statues in this temple complex? Something pulls me behind this statue. It looks like a solid wall, although there is some strange energy on the other side. Let us go outside and see what is on the other side of the wall.

When I reach the other side, I am amazed because there is a huge door. It still has bright paint on it, while most of the temple complex has no trace of paint.  What does it mean? It means people have been afraid of touching this door for a thousand years, this is why the paint is still there. It is made of multiple, polygonal stone blocks. On top, again we can see Kaala, Time itself, overseeing the door.  Is this a mere coincidence, or is this door some kind of a time portal? Why else is Time carved on both sides, here it is carved on top of the door and on the other side is a statue of Kaala. Is it possible to open this? I try to open it, but I can’t, it has hinges and is very ornate like a real door, but it cannot be opened by ordinary means. Perhaps it can be opened with some type of Sound. But to  fully understand this, I need to understand the frequency of this temple.

Praveen Mohan

INVISIBLE PYRAMID FOUND? Preah Vihear Temple, Cambodia

Hey guys, today we are going to look at an impossible ancient technology found in a 1000 year old Hindu Temple Complex called Preah Vihear in Cambodia. The Preah Vihear Complex has a total of 5 temples, all built on a mountaintop, this mountain or cliff is about 1700 feet tall from the ground level. You have to drive up to a certain point, but after that you have to start walking, And as you keep climbing up and up, you will visit each temple, and as you keep ascending, more and more, the elevation gets higher and higher, and you will reach the final temple, which is at the far end of the mountaintop. This should be no surprise, because that how mountains are, there is a gradual increase in height, right?

But everything you see is a lie, it is an illusion. What do I mean by this? Here, we are looking at temple number 3 which means there are 2 temples above this level and 2 temples below this level. But Now, look carefully at this area. This area looks like a natural bedrock, natural floor of the mountain with grass and trees growing on top of it. But it is not, look at the edges of this floor. This is just insane. Here you can see thousands of stones have been carefully arranged to raise this, and take this level to a new height and make it look flat. All these things that we see here, underneath them, is an artificially built floor using rocks. It was set up with thousands and thousands of stone blocks, this is not the natural bedrock underneath. And then, they must have moved tons and tons of dirt, and put them here,  to make it appear natural.

I am still not convinced that anyone could build an artificial level so vast that we can mistake it for the bedrock of a mountain. This is a different side of the temple and when we look at the edges, Look here, this is all just natural slope, what we see is all grass, plants and trees naturally growing on the slope of the mountain, right? No! Ancient builders are fooling us. Look carefully and we begin to see the stone blocks underneath. This is not natural, it is artificially built. There are 2 reasons why we don’t realize this, one, the ancient builders cleverly covered most of the rocks with dirt to make it look natural. Two, this temple has been abandoned for about 900 years and plants and trees have completely taken over all the structures. And yes, Cambodian plants and trees grow on top of rocks, there is no doubt about this. Let me show you the same shot once again, where it looks like a natural slope . If you freeze it, you can see the stone blocks underneath. Yes this is all artificial.

When you go to the base, and see from the bottom, this formation, it is extraordinary.  These stones definitely remind you of the Egyptian pyramids, infact this is also a pyramid, the base is built up just like the pyramids of Egypt, by assembling rectangular blocks of stone.

And now, something even more mysterious, what do you think this area is? Is it a natural bedrock of the mountain? I don’t think so, we are looking from the third temple level, and looking below, but I think even the temple below was raised using stone blocks and we are looking at the artificially raised platform there too. What does this mean? This means that the entire mountain top was raised artificially, like a pyramid. The mountain top was originally flat, like a plateau or a cliff, but it was artificially turned into a pyramid, a huge step pyramid, where each temple was placed at a higher level than the previous one.

Remember I showed you Sigiriya in Sri Lanka? It was a giant cliff with a flat top? Preah Vihear was originally just like this, but it was then turned into an artificial pyramid. But because the temple complex spans for more than 380 acres, the slope is very gradual. Here you can tell I am walking up hill, the slope is so gradual it looks natural, but this is all artificially raised.  And ask any visitor, and they will claim that climbing this mountain top was the hardest part.

Now, let us go to the very first temple entrance, at the very beginning, where the entrance to the first temple starts. This is where you see these gigantic Naga statues, the incredible serpent gods which are just astounding to look at. This is the same Naga, as seen from the drone shot, and you see how the entrance leads to the first temple, and here, you see here, these lines, this is the beginning of the artificial floor, and look, it is on this side as well. A carefully raised level, disguised as natural bedrock. This is how it looks in aerial view, and you would never realize this when you are on the ground.

And the puzzling  question is: WHY? For what? Is it possible that they needed a tall, strong and deep foundation to withstand the enormous weight of the temple? Is this why they built such a huge base? One good look at any of the 5 temples, and you realize this theory is wrong. Look at this temple, it  is not a multi-storied tower, It has a very wide base and it does not even have multiple floors or tall structures. So, architecturally, there is no need for a huge buildup with stone blocks. So what was the reason for building up every level up to about 50 feet height using thousands of blocks of stone?? There is something fundamentally wrong with our understanding of ancient technology. We don’t know why they did this.

When I examine this architecture, I am completely floored, because I have not seen such a technology anywhere. It just looks like a natural slope with grass and trees, and I am puzzled. But always, when I take a closer look, the stone slabs of the pyramid are revealed.

I go down the steps of this artificial pyramid to see how it feels. They still feel very solid, even after 1000 years.  the stones must have been placed with some kind of interlocking system, because otherwise, the stones would not be so intact after such a long time. Each step is large, as though built for giants. Each step would be about 2 feet tall. If you calculate the height of this entire buildup, each level was raised to at least 50 feet height. To a casual visitor, this would all appear natural, but  Everything that you see behind me, could be a part of this artificial construction.

To understand why ancient builders took up this extraordinary task of turning a flat cliff into, an artificial Mountain Peak,  we need to look at the history of this temple Complex. Fortunately we do have some inscriptions still left on this temple. The inscriptions written in Sanskrit and Khmer language, reveal something very strange, they say that this entire complex was built with the blessings from a God called Shikareshwara, which means Lord of the “Mountain Peak”. Is this a coincidence? or is this God somehow related to the building technology of this artificial mountain peak?

Even more interesting, The original lingam in the main chamber was said to be in a unique shape, like the peak of Mount Kailash. Remember, Western explorers like Dr. Ernst Muldashev, claim that Mount Kailash itself is an artificially built pyramid, this is why many Hindus consider at as the home of Lord Shiva.

Now, let us go to the next level from temple 3 to temple 4.  Look on the left side, see how the pyramid is built step by step. There is a massive elevation, but visitors are unaware of this as they climb the stone steps.

Now this is temple number 4 and look carefully at the right side, you see how the height has been built up artificially, but on the far right, you see how that area looks natural, it seems like the bed rock, but it is not. It has been built by piling tons of rocks to create a new level. This is why that area is also at the same level as the temple.

Let us look at temple 3 from the level of temple 4, this shows the height difference and how it has been built. Remember I already showed you how temple 3 was artificially raised to a higher level. Now, you can look at this temple, this is temple 4, artificially raised at a greater height. This must be about 50 feet taller than the level at temple 3. This means that the entire cliff top has been artificially turned into a huge step pyramid or a mountain peak.

But we have to talk about something much more important than all these things. How was such a technology possible 1000 years ago? The size of Preah Vihear temple complex spans to about 155 hectares. That’s very very large. Now compare this with the base area of the Great Pyramid of Giza, – the Giza Pyramid is only about five and a half hectares. So this temple complex is a whopping 30 times the area of the Giza pyramid. So imagine the amount of rocks needed to convert this area into an artificial pyramid. If you had to just cover this area with tiles which are 1 square feet wide, you would need more than 16 million tiles, just to cover it once. And ancient builders have built it up to a height of 250 feet, So imagine the amount of rocks used in this complex. What we are looking at, is less than 1% of rocks. Even today, this is an impossible task. It would be very very difficult, even with modern machinery. Did ancient builders also use some kind of machining technology?

Praveen Mohan

1000 Year Old Lost Lingam Found? Forgotten Hindu Ruins of Cambodia

Hey guys, today I am driving into some of the remote parts of Cambodia, this area is known as the Koh Ker Temple Complex which has at least 40 ancient Hindu temples, all of them built more than a thousand years ago. As I drive through this muddy road, there are several ruins appearing on either side, but somehow, I am  drawn to this particular temple. As I walk in, I am surprised at how terribly destroyed this temple is, it is completely in ruins. There are huge stone blocks strewn all over the ground. This usually means this temple was intentionally destroyed by human beings, due to invasion or religious faith, or looting.

As I climb up to see what is inside, I see a wooden door which is placed to prevent animals from entering. Looking through the gate, I am mesmerized by this gigantic lingam, it is huge, both in terms of height and width.

I open the gate, and go inside. I am immediately tempted to touch the lingam with my hands, it has a weird feel to it. When I tap it on it, the lingam feels hollow, as though I am tapping on a wooden board. But all temples in this area are made of Sandstone, including this one. Look at the top portion of the lingam, how perfectly it is shaped like a dome. How did they achieve this without advanced tools? Comparing my height with it, you would think this lingam is about 7 feet tall.

On this side, we can see this straight line carved out. What is the purpose of this? This is designed to make liquids flow in a certain direction. Once upon a time, Milk, Honey and Water would have been poured on top of this lingam as ritual and the liquids would flow down through this area. And then what would happen to the liquid? You see this trapezoidal hole cut in the wall? The Lingam will be connected to this outlet, so all the liquid will go outside the temple, and it will be typically collected in a container.

Look at how the lingam has cracked. We can see two very large cracks. Are they natural or was this Lingam deliberately destroyed by human beings? Look at this area on top of the lingam, intentional chiseling, done later,  in an attempt to destroy it. But this is nothing when we observe the base. Half of the base in the front has been cut, and removed.  Why was such destruction done? Because the enemies knew Hindus would stop worshiping lingams and other idols once their original design was destroyed. Hindus believe that these lingams emit spiritual energy and that energy becomes distorted once the original structure is altered.

Let us go around and see what is on the other side. Now, from this side we can see the actual base of the lingam. What was saw in the front was actually a raised ground level, but here we are able to see how the base is designed because this is at a lower level.

Remember, I said the lingam looks about 7 feet tall from the front, the actual height is at least twice the height, this should be at least 14 feet tall. But if we dig inside the ground, you would see some other parts as well, because some parts of the lingam would have been traditionally buried in the ground, so the lingam would much more taller.

The base has some very interesting carvings. We can see these fascinating spiral patterns on the base. Some of them are covered with dirt, but you can see the spiral patterns, circles, and other beautiful patterns.

Let us go outside and see what else we can find. Temples in Cambodia always have some surprises, so let us see if we can find something interesting. The walls are made out of large rectangular stone blocks and all these blocks are made of sandstone. Here, I see  a depression in the wall, a rectangular depression which shows something was in place, inside this rectangle. See how the stone blocks clearly show the depression. What do you think this is? If my guess is right, the other sides must also have this rectangular depression. Let us go to the back side, and see what is up there. Yes, we see the same rectangular depression.

Note the color difference between the rest of the wall, and the rectangle. The rest of the wall is greenish as it has been exposed to the nature and weather for a thousand years, but the rectangular area is brownish. Why? Because the rectangle was not exposed.  Why? Because it was covered with a Blind door.  A false, door like feature existed here and then it must have been destroyed by human beings.  Remember I showed you the energy pyramid, the pyramid called Baksei Chamkrong temple, it also had elaborately carved blind doors.  Let us go to the third side and confirm this,  and as expected we see the same thing. A blind door existed here as well. We see the same pattern, steps leading up to the false door. Raised platforms to put statues and then a blind door.

In one corner, I find a broken, beautiful statue. You can see the top of the body, it is showing a Namaste pose, with 2 palms together. It is wearing a necklace, and at one point this temple would have been adorned with plenty of these amazing statues. Just imagine how this temple would have looked many centuries ago.

Now, let us go and find more temples. This area, known as Koh Ker complex became the capital of Khmer empire in 928 A.D. But archeologists agree that many of these temples were built much before that, and this entire area was populated by followers of Shiva. Look at how many temples you see, while driving along,  this will make you wonder if Cambodia has more temples than India itself, which is the land of Hinduism.

There are more ruins on both sides, and Here is a very small ruin, and somehow I think there would be a nice lingam in the middle. The Plaque says Prasat Kroes Linga and we can see a ruined brick structure and inside there should be a lingam.

Sorry Guys, there is nothing here, somebody took the lingam.

So you can see the rocks, the brick structures and everything but somebody took the lingam. Somebody either took the lingam, moved it, destroyed it. Wait. There is something there. I think we may be lucky. There you see that? Look guys, 1000-year old top portion of the lingam. Very rare, I don’t know how I bumped into this. I thought somebody took the entire lingam but, it must have been a huge lingam. Very rare, see how beautiful it is, you know. Thousand years ago, this would have looked amazing. Beautifully polished. Somebody chopped this off. Somebody just cut it off. For.. I don’t know why. What reason they would do that. But somebody chopped this lingam off. This beautiful, beautiful lingam and it is lying right here. I thought it was gone but, I am happy to show you at least a part of this lingam for you guys.

Praveen Mohan

Strange Indian Carvings Reveal Advanced Ancient Technology | Praveen Mohan

Hey guys, today, I am going to show you some of the strangest carvings found in Ancient Indian temples and if you watch till the end of the video, I hope you will agree that they were using very advanced technology during ancient times.

Look at this ancient carving in the Sun Temple at Modhera, built around 1000 years ago. This figure is holding something unique. It does not look like a weapon, but rather like a long rectangular strip. Do you realize what this is? This is a   ruler, a rule or a line gauge just like what we use today. When we zoom in we can actually see the markings on the ruler. Look at this statue, the same figure is shown clearly holding a ruler, with clear markings.  This is a spectacular find, because I have shown you so many ancient temples, and we often wonder about how the builders made such accurate measurements? Now, you know ancient builders used measuring instruments just like today.

Now, sadly, look this figure has a total of 4 hands and the other 3 have been completely destroyed. This destruction was done by human beings to intentionally destroy ancient knowledge. Because the other hands, if in good shape, would also give us important clues about ancient technology.  So, who does this carving represent? He is an ancient architect by the name of Vishwakarman. He is known for his very advanced engineering projects, including the construction of Dwaraka, a city which is now submerged underwater.

Now, Vishwakarman is still worshiped in many parts of India, and look at the iconography. On one hand he holds a rule, and on the other he holds a measuring tape, remember architects need flexible measuring tape because most structures won’t be flat or straight. In another hand, he is holding a scroll or palm leaf. Why? This is where, he would not only write down all the information, but he also has to draw the layout, and create a perfect blueprint before starting to build anything. But in the 4th hand, he holds that bag. That mysterious bag, which is carved around the world, by various characters, which is never shown touching the ground. What is in this bag? Is it an energy device? Only Gods know this secret. Look behind him, and you will see plenty of tools, just like what modern architects use. Angle finders, devices to measure if the surface is perfectly parallel, perpendicular, and many other interesting tools.

But look at this carving found in an ancient temple at Shimoga. What is going on here? There is something very, very strange about this carving. This figure is shown wearing a thick outfit, deliberately carved to show it is some kind of a heavy suit, but the real shocker is that weird thing on his head. It does not even look like a mask, it has a strange bell shape, worn over the head, apparently has openings for eyes, and a huge circle near the forehead area. It definitely has antennas attached to the top, like astronauts. Now, in one hand he is holding this helmet or whatever it is, in the other hand, he is holding a large circular device. What is this device and what is the purpose of it?

But this is nothing, when compared to these 2 carvings, found in another ancient temple. This is just mind-boggling and it flies in the face of our understanding of history. The woman on the left is holding a device near her ear and mouth, just like how we use a modern day cell phone. The device is rectangular and very thin, just like today’s smart phones. She is holding a large round device in another hand as well. Very similar to what we saw in the previous carving. This is probably a futuristic device, which we still haven’t invented. Look at the other woman, she is clearly holding a flat, thin, rectangular tablet computer and she is using an electric stylus to touch the screen, just like how we use our Ipads or Android tablets today.  Carvings in Hindu temples very often show things from the distant past and the future. If cell phones were invented only in the last 50 years, how is it carved many centuries ago?

One caveat here: Someone sent me this picture via social media and I could not find the location of this temple, even though it is said to be somewhere in the state of Gujarat. I sincerely hope this is not a hoax or a recent carving, or a photoshop and if you know the location of it, please tell me in the comments section.

Look at this sculpture, it is from a temple called Rani Ki Vav, built around 1000 A.D, so this carving is about 1000 years old. She is clearly putting on lipstick. Look at how her lips are shown and look at what she is doing, this is lipstick no doubt, and this is an ancient carving. If you ask a Historian, he will typically say, lipstick was invented in 1884 in France,  but you can see these women were using it a thousand years ago, in India.

Here is an 800 year old carving found in a Hindu Temple known as Chennakesava temple, you can see these 2 figures mounted on an elephant, but the real eye catcher is this device he is holding. There is a rod like structure in the middle, but on either end, there are pointed rectangles or rhombus like structures. What is this device called? This weapon is called Vajra, and is clearly mention in ancient texts and it is described as capable of creating a ‘Thunderbolt’. This weapon could create as much energy as a lightning strike. This is about 1 billion, yes billion joules of energy. It is definitely similar to a type of advanced Tesla coil, with primary and secondary coils with a  transformer and a capacitor in between. Or this could be using Maser technology using diamonds or other crystals. Whatever it is, we can definitely see some advanced technology used in ancient times, because the sculptor could not have randomly imagined such a high-tech device.

Now, let us look at this carving, which definitely raises some questions. Found in an ancient Shiva Temple at Shimoga, it shows a woman in standing position, wrapping a man tightly with some type of a fabric or sheet. This man is in a sitting position, and even though there may be other explanations for this, we cannot help but think of mummification. Is this woman, mummifying this man to preserve  his body? We have all heard of Egyptian mummies, but why do we see such a carving in India? Believe it or not, ancient Indians also mummified and preserved bodies, especially of saints. For example in Srirangam temple, Saint Ramanuja’s body is mummified and is held in an underground tomb. But if we go to the state of Himachal Pradesh, we can see a strange mummy called the Mummy of Sanga Tenzin. This mummy  is kept inside a temple and you can see how it is still in remarkable shape, and in the same sitting posture, just like what we see in the carving. Why did ancient people mummify and preserve bodies? There should have been a reason behind this.

And here is another intriguing carving, found in the water. There is a lingam placed in the water, but it is the pattern carved on the river bed which baffles us. What does this mean? It clearly looks like a complicated maze where something could get lost. Why is it carved underwater?  Imagine pouring mercury on top of this lingam, and how it would flow through the pattern. Is it related to some type of advanced technology? Or is it some kind of spiritual science, which has been lost due to time? Whatever it is, this is one strange carving underwater.

 Most of these pictures were sent to me by viewers like you through social media, and I really appreciate all these pictures you guys are sending me. But this means, there could also be some errors about locations, and other information, but I have tried to provide the best information possible, and I have given credits for the contributors as well.

Praveen Mohan

1000 Year Old UNDERWATER Lingams Found in Cambodia? Ancient Technology Revealed at Phnom Kulen

Even though we can see these lingams vaguely from outside, the real view can be obtained only if we get underwater and for the very first time and this has never been shot before, I am going to go underwater and show you how it feels.

Hey guys, today we are going up a mountain called Phnom Kulen in Cambodia. This place has many ancient lingams constructed underwater. So, let’s go take a look and see what this mountain has to offer.

We are at this place called Phnom Kulen Mountain; we are not at the ground level. There is a stream here, but there is something spectacular inside this stream. Look, do you see what this is? You see a rectangle inside a rectangle, inside a rectangle, inside a rectangle, inside a rectangle. Now you may wonder what this is. This is a lingam. Or at least, there used to be a cylindrical lingam in the center. Now it is gone. But that is not the only remarkable feature. And that is not even the only lingam, look. LOOK. the entire stream is full of lingams. You see there are lingams of various sizes, here there are smaller lingams and look over there, there is a huge rectangle there. These are all lingams carved underwater here in Cambodia.

And let us go into the water and see how these multiple lingams look. There is a square around another square, and in the center, there is a cylindrical protrusion. There are so many of them. This is a huge lingam, seems like it has some kind of mystical energy to it. This huge rectangle once must have had a cylindrical lingam inside, it is great to see how it looks underwater. Look we can even see fish swimming alongside the camera.

So even though we call this place Phnom Kulen Today, originally this place was called Sahasralinga, which means one thousand lingas. And this is not a misnomer, and this is not even an exaggeration. This is actually an understatement because we have more than one thousand lingams underwater if you look closely. If you See there, there is one huge rectangle, and you can see here, so many lingams. If you look all over the stream, we can see a lot of lingams, going all the way on both directions.

The name sahasralinga means one thousand lingas in Sanskrit, which used to be the main language here in Cambodia, more than a thousand years ago.

And people think these are randomly carved lingams on the river bed. But they are not! There is a pattern here. If you look carefully, you will see these carvings in squares. Now, here you can see one square, and you will see 8 rows of lingams, and 8 columns of Lingam, so you have 8 rows and 8 columns like a chessboard, and so you have a total of 64 lingams and you can see this much better in this panel on the right side, you can see these 64 lingams. Because they are actually coming out of the water, or at least partially coming out of the water. Now, what’s the secret to this number 64 right, why do these lingams have to be in groups of 64? Because there are 64 Bhairavas, there are 64 forms of Shiva, mentioned in Hinduism.

Let’s go (8 rows and columns of lingams) underwater and take a look at them. Each cylindrical protrusion is one lingam. Just imagine how fresh and perfect these lingams must have looked at the time they were carved.

When we casually look at this rectangle within the rectangle within the rectangle, we don’t understand anything, people just assume that this is a fancy lingam. But there is something bizarre about this, this is the model of Angkor Wat, the largest Hindu temple in the world, which is located about 25 miles from these carvings.

If we compare them, it is shocking because the aerial view of Angkor Wat temple is built as a rectangle within a rectangle within a rectangle matches perfectly with this carving. This groove which is carved like a connection between the rectangles, is actually a bridge that connects 2 rectangles in Angkor Wat temple.  And there is yet another weird connection between Angkor wat and this Mountain. Where did all the stones of Angkor Wat come from? They were cut from this mountain. This mountain is now known as Phnom Kulen, but originally this entire mountain was called Mahendraparvata, meaning the Mountain of the Lord Indra. They have found a 1200-year-old inscription confirming this original name.

And here you can see underwater, a perfect square, and you see a lot of very interesting details. One, you see a circle in the center, and then there is another concentric circle surrounding it, like a weird cymatics pattern. Of course, like I told you 8 rows and 8 columns , but not all 8 rows have protruding lingams, you see, for example from the left, on the very first row, one two three, you have protruding lingams, and the four is just an empty hole and then again, one two, and the last 2 are just holes. We see the same pattern around, we don’t have all these lingams, we have these empty holes. Now, what is the mystery of this? And more importantly right, why were these thousand lingams carved underwater?

Cambodians who used to be Hindus more than a thousand years ago, believed that lingams have strange energy, and were capable of making everything fertile.

Now, why did they make these lingams, on top of this mountain, in the path of this stream? Of course, historians and archeologists will simply blame it on meaningless rituals followed by primitive people. But remember, there is always a reason behind everything.  Originally, Cambodia was just one big massive forest land, but ancient Hindus cleared them and made them into paddy fields, into rich rice fields. But simply clearing the forest, and planting crops were not enough to turn the land into rich rice fields. The water flowed from this mountain top into the fields, but the soil lacked fertility. It needed an additional ingredient, some unfathomable magical property. Hindus believe that Lingams have strange energy and if water runs through the lingam, it turns into a magic potion. This is why devotees still pour water on top of lingams today. This is why these thousands of lingams were carved on this path, because the water flowing through these lingams would reach the rice fields ensuring a great amount of rice.

Some people think that this place was completely dedicated to Shiva, because all these lingams represent Shiva.  But here, underwater, you see this amazing carving of Lord Vishnu, sleeping in the water. Look at his face, you see how he is sleeping. This is a huge carving of Vishnu inside the water.

Now remember, Vishnu is usually shown sleeping in the cosmic ocean. So it is very appropriate that he is carved underwater, you can see, he is resting on this huge multiheaded snake. And also look at this figure at his feet, this is Goddess Lakshmi, his wife. Now, let us go underwater, this is a closeup of Lord Vishnu’s face and You can even see a strange smile, a grin on his face. A lot of sediments have taken over this carving, because Cambodia switched from Hinduism to Buddhism many centuries ago, and these carvings were completely neglected for hundreds of years, but they are still in very good shape.

In certain angles, you can see very large squares, this is a huge square, possibly about 4 feet on each side and inside there is a Yoni, but the real view comes when you get in the water. Let us see if we can go into the water and see how this looks. Come.

How did they carve this underwater? Experts say that about a thousand years ago, when these lingams were carved, the water level was much higher, which means the sculptors have to go underwater, hold their breath and carve these lingams with chisels and hammers.  And there are documentaries which show that these lingams were carved below the water level. But there is a problem with this theory. Holding the breath is not a real problem right, you can even use hollow bamboo stems and breathe underwater for several hours, there are many tribes who still do this.

The real problem is using a chisel and hammer under water. Do you think you can use a hammer with enough force underwater? Have you ever tried to punch someone underwater, it is impossible, you will make a soft touch, because you cannot move your hand very fast. Even if you have not tried that, you have definitely seen in movies, what happens when someone shoots a bullet underwater. Even bullets slow down a lot in water.  Because water has a lot more density compared to air. To make a carving, you have to hit it hard. This is a bed rock, this is not soft. So, we have to agree that either ancient builders had superhuman strength or used advanced machining technology to carve underwater.There are a lot of secrets hidden in the water, and I am going to explore more.

Praveen Mohan

Quimbaya Artifacts – Did Airplanes exist 1000 Years ago?

Hey guys, today, let us take a look at these strange golden artifacts in Colombia, which look like modern day airplanes.  Yes, these are ancient artifacts created around 1000 years ago, and it is impossible not to think of airplanes when you see this. Not just one or two, there are seventeen strange artifacts which look like flying machines, displayed at the Gold Museum in Colombia. Remember many ancient texts around the world talk about aircraft and spacecraft, ancient Indian texts call them Vimanas.  I have shown you several similarities between India and Colombia in my previous videos, even about the God of Gold. But What do mainstream archeologists say about these gold airplanes?

Archeologists claim that all these artifacts represent birds. But there is a not a single species of bird which has wings attached to its bottom. In all birds, wings are always attached at the top. So these are not birds. But in modern airplanes, we can see something spectacular – see how the wings are attached at the bottom? See how similar this design is, to the golden airplanes. . If you compare them side by side, the design is uncannily similar to one another. Another important difference is the tail. Look at the tails of these gold artifacts. These have vertical tails, pointing up, like modern aircraft. No bird has vertical tail like this, all birds have horizontal tails, which point sideways.

Even more important, biologists agree that there are no animals or birds  which look like this. Some experts claim that these were just rudimentary models of birds,  with errors in details, because ancient Colombians would not have paid attention to details. But I found that this is not true at all, because the most important detail is found in the Gold Museum itself. There are actual figurines of birds found in the same museum, created by the same ancient people. This is how they look. You can tell immediately that they are birds, they have eyes, they have beaks and they have actual curvy wings and horizontal tails. So to pretend that the ancient Colombian people were just making these rudimentary bird models is a false argument. Here is another bird and see how it looks. Notice how the details clearly show the wing is attached at the top of its body and its tail is pointing sideways, sharply contrasted to the airplanes. This is why most people call them ‘Quimbaya Airplanes’ because these were found in an ancient civilization called Quimbaya.

But do these quimbaya airplanes merely look aerodynamic? Or can they actually fly? About 20 years ago, 2 engineers made a bigger model of these planes and put some controls inside, and it flew like a regular airplane.

This is conclusive evidence that ancient Colombians were making models of flying machines, more than a thousand years ago.  even though we read that wright brothers invented airplanes just a 100 years ago.

But how is such technology possible in ancient times? All historians and archeologists maintain that Ancient Colombians were primitive people without advanced technology. If flying machines existed in ancient Colombia, then shouldn’t there be more evidences of advanced technology? How about this object in the same museum? It shows multiple wheels within a larger wheel, looking very similar to a modern gear system. There are concentric wheels, just like what we use today. These look like small scale models of various gear systems. There are wheels in the gold museum, even though experts maintained that ancient people of Colombia did not use wheels. Mainstream experts believe there are just fancy ornaments.  There are gears, there are spindles with teeth and without teeth. Some of them look like coils, just like the coils we use for electricity in modern times.  And not just one or two, there are many of them displayed. Some of them do not even look beautiful, which is the main purpose of any ornament. Rather they look like parts of a technical gadget. Is it possible that ancient Colombians were using advanced technology?

So is it possible that these are models of ancient airplanes? Did aircraft and spacecraft exist during ancient times? Or is this all a mere coincidence?

Praveen Mohan