‘Hanuman Chalisa’ Precisely Calculates The Distance Between Earth And Sun
“Yug Sahastra Yojan Par Bhanu
Leelyo Taahi Madhur Phal Jaanu”
The above excerpt is from the Hanuman Chalisa and translates to:
‘Hanuman ji saw Sun thousands of kilometres away and thought of it as a sweet fruit’.
The word-to-word translation of the same excerpt reveals the distance that Hanuman ji saw Sun at the distance when he travelled.
1 Yuga = 12000 years.
1 Sahstra Yuga = 12000000 years.
1 Yojan = 8 miles.
Hence, “Yug Sahstra Yojan”, the first 3 words mean 12000 x 12000000 x 8 = 96000000 miles or 153,600,000 kilometres.
Interestingly, the actual distance from earth to sun is 152,000,000 kms. Amazingly, there’s error of just around 1%.“Yug sahastra yojan par bhanu.