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The Mystery of Dvaraka, the City of Krishna

Sunken ruins

In 2001, a group of Indian scientists accidentally came upon anomalies at the bottom of the Gulf of Khambhat, approximately 7 miles from the coast. They were in the region to study the extent of pollution in the gulf but instead found something beyond strange.

Sonar imaging of the seabed of the gulf revealed a network of stone structures, whose regular shape suggests they were made by human hands and not natural phenomena. The photographs gradually revealed the full picture of the discovery.

At the bottom of the ocean, 167 feet below sea level, there exists an extensive network of stone buildings with clay and sand spanning a territory of 3 square miles. Upon more careful inspection, they found the ruins of not 1 but 2 cities that were located on opposite sides of an ancient river channel.


The shock was utter and complete when carbon dating of the ruins showed that these cities had sunken beneath the waves thousands of years ago, when according to archaeologists cities had not yet existed.

Study of the ruins turned out to be a very difficult mission because of the strong underwater currents but even so, tens of artifacts have been retrieved from the ocean floor, including wooden and ceramic containers. Some of these artifacts date to 32 000 BC.

According to oceanographers, the region sunk beneath the waves around 9000 BC, meaning that the ancient cities existed from 32 000 BC to 9000 BC. This contradicts promoted scientific theories that the ancient Indian civilization arose approximately during 4-5000 BC.

On the other hand the finding supports the claim of Indians that their civilization had existed tens, even hundreds of thousands of years ago. Further proof of this comes from a discovery nearly 200 miles to the northwest.


Near the present-day city of Dvaraka, archaeologists have found traces of a settlement flooded by the sea some time ago. Inspired by this find, they decided to look for remains along the ocean floor as well. Just 69 feet underwater, they set eyes upon stone walls, cobblestone streets and the remnants of a once-thriving port.

According to the discoverers, these are the remains of the ancient and legendary Dvaraka Kingdom. Its name is seen in ancient Hindu texts, where it is described as the birthplace of Krishna, one of the supreme deities of Hinduism.

In the same Sanskrit texts it is written how a Salwa king attacked Krishna and the mythical kingdom of Dvaraka, with descriptions of the battle including extraterrestrial technology and even a spacecraft. Ancient texts say that Krishna left Earth and the ocean swallowed his ancient city of Dvaraka.