This particular view is also supported by the fact that when Hanuman travelled to Shri Lanka in the search of Sita, over there he saw elephants having four teeth.
Hence, this is now an issue for archaeologists/biologists to ascertain when did such elephants exist on earth?
This is basically associated with religious sentiments of millions of people around the world, and therefore the interference of any government or political party is undesired.Hence, we have to first analyze various facts regarding Rama, and his epic, Ramayana, before arriving on any final verdict.Maharishi Valmiki, in order to guide the future generations, decided to write a historical epic that can help everyone follow a path of morality and righteousness. Later on, he consulted Narada Muni, who in return suggested him to write about Rama, the son of Dasratha, who was born in the clan of Raghu. This book throws light on the lineage of Raghu, and also states various kings who ruled after Rama.As of now, many scientists, based on astronomical data, have propounded that Rama existed around 5044 BC.In such a perplexing situation it becomes very difficult for common masses to arrive at any conclusive view regarding the existence of Rama.
We present an insightful article by eminent scholar of Vedas and History – Sri Rajveer Arya (aryarajveer @ gmail.com) written three years ago on the issue of Sri Rama being a myth or a historical legend.