The following are images captured by NASA Satelite believed to be the Ramayana bridge as depicted in the ancient Hindu scriptures connecting between India and Sri Lanka. According to the story, the bridge was built by an army of Lord Rama in pursuit of Sita who was captured by the evil Ravana.
The bridge is made of chain of shoals estimated at 30 km. The curvature of the bridge seems to suggest that it was built by man. Perhaps, the undercurrent may have done some movement of the shoals bringing about the curved outlook of the bridge. It draws intrigue regarding the ancient technology or methodology employed that seems to pass the test of time.
The Floating Rock
The rock below weighing 15Kg is believed to be what is remained of the enormous sized rocks once used in the ancient days to build the bridge connecting to Sri Lanka which floats in the water. Could this be held proof that the Ramayana bridge which calls for more research? This rock was brought in from Hanuman Temple from Rameshwaram, India. It was told that during a massive cyclone in 1964, many stones from Ram Setu was found scattered near Rameshwaram.
The video below gives a clearer view of the floating stone which was once believed to be used to build this bridge:
Are there anymore mysteries or artifact lying under the seabed yearning for its discovery. This may be an opportunity for archeologist to study about this civilization from the days of shore. Perhaps history can teach us something that we have forgotten over time. Only time will tell.
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