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Temples & Legends Of Tamilnadu
Preface Author
Introduction Kanyakumari
Gandhi Mandapam Maruda Malai
Suchindram Nagercoil
Tiruchendur Alwar Tirunagari
Srivaikuntam Nanguneri
Krishnapuram Tirunelveli
Papanasam Sankaranayinar Koil
Srivilliputhur Tirupparan- kunram
Madhurai Rameswaram
Darbhasayanam Tiruvadanai
Avadayar Koil Kaliyar Koil
Azhagar Koil

Palani

Tiruchirapalli Tiruvanaikkaval
Srirangam Tanjore
Punnainallur Tiruvalanchuzhi
Swamimalai Dharasuram
Saktimuttam Patteswaram
Mannargudi Vedaranyam
Tirunallar Karaikal
Tirukkadaiyur Mayavaram
Vaitheeswaran Koil Pullavane- swaram
Chayavanam Tiruvengadu
Shiyali Chidambaram
Tiruppatiripuliyur Tiruvannamalai
Kiratamar- jareswaram Madurantakam
Cheyyur Kancheepuram
Tirukkazhuk- kunram Mahabalipuram
Tirupporur Tiruvadantai
Tiruvanmiyur Mylapore
Triplicane Vadapalani
Tiruvottiyur Tirumullaivayil
Tiruvallur Tiruttani
Uppilliappan Koil Kumbakonam
Glossary Biblography
Major Sections
Temples & Legends Of India
Andhrapradesh
Maharastra
Kerala
Himachal Pradesh
Tamilnadu

Bengal

Assam
Bihar
Somanatha

INTRODUCTION

As detailed above on the basis of the Jnanabindu Upanishad, the life span of the earth comes to 432 million years. Prof. Rachael in 1921 fixed the date of creation of the earth at 1000 to 8000 million years. According to the Scientific American 1923, the age of the present earth was calculated after discussion at 500 million years.

Dr. John H. Reynolds, a physicist of the University of California, announced that a meteorite, which fell near Richardton, North Dakota, 41 years ago, had yielded evidence which indicated that the age of the solar system is 4950 million years. He said that this age was fixed by determining the amount of radioactive gas, Xenon-129, in the meteorite. He added that the sample contained more of this rare gas than any natural substance previously studied. The gas came from the radioactive decay of iodine-129. His figures agree generally with those of geologists and other scientists who have estimated the age of the solar system at 5,000 million years. 

 

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