Cambay Ruins- India, The 9500 years old sunken city

cambay ruins - Ancient sunken Indiann city

9500 years old sunken city named Cambay Ruins (commonly known as Dwarka City in India) was found off coast of India in the bay of Cambay.

Map of Cambay ruins

Carbon-dating estimates the site to be a whopping 9,500 years old. The discovery astounded scientists because it predates all other finds in the area by 5,000 years, suggesting a much longer history of the civilization than was first assumed. More amazingly, the ruins contain architecture, pottery and human remains which are still intact. This forces historians to reevaluate their understanding of the history of civilization in the region.

This sunken city lies 120 feet below sea level and is 5 miles long and 3 miles wide. It was discovered by accident in 2002 by India’s National Institute of Ocean Technology as they where testing pollution levels. The discovery is more significant for Indians because Hindu Epics such as Mahabharatha which are often considered as myths have often mentioned this city. The ancient book says “On the same day that Lord Krishna departed from the earth the powerful dark-bodied Kali Age descended. The oceans rose and submerged the whole of Dwaraka.“ 

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21 thoughts on “Cambay Ruins- India, The 9500 years old sunken city

  1. Amazing… is this the same time scale in which evidence of nuclear destruction has been found in India? The Mahabharata also describes what sounds like a nuclear explosion.’.fierce winds, clouds roared upwards… the sun seemed to waver in the heavens, the earth shook..violent heat.. waters boiled, elephants burst into flame,… the missile of Adwattan burst with the power of thunder and the hostile warriors collapsed like trees burnt in a raging fire ‘
    and then there is the Bhagavad Gita..’ I am become death, Shatterer of worlds.’
    Was this sunken city connected with this time????.

    • Hi Valeriedavies,

      Yea it was the city ruled by Lord Krishna. Mahabharata took place at the same. In fact, the book mentions this city a lot of times and even mentions about it being swallowed into the ocean..
      But i wasn’t aware about the nuclear destruction you mentioned… I must dig up some info on that.. thanks a lot 😀

    • Yea.. I guess it could be a meteor. But I’ve done some online reading after valariedavies comment. Some articles say that there are evidences of atomic war dated back around 10,000 years.. But i find that hard to believe.

  2. Great post! Just read in the Wall St. Journal, “Tool Clue to Early Man’s Mind,” that the discovery in South Africa of manufactured arrowheads going back 71,000 years demonstrates that humans had developed complex cognitive abilities 6,000 to 10,000 years earlier than had been thought previously. Civilizations might have been around during the last Ice Age. These facts also give credence to the universal myths of some ancient cataclysmic destruction of civilization. Fascinating.

  3. Yes! 71,000 years ago. Remeber when we were taught that civilzation started roughly 2,500 years BC? It might be more like 5,000-10,000 years BC. So maybe the lost civilization of Atlantis isn’t such a myth after all. Makes you go “Hmmm.” 🙂

  4. One would think that there are many “Atlantises” dotted all over the globe – wonder if anyone has ever plotted them all on a map – fun and informative article! Thanks for visiting.

  5. what valeiridavies meant is that during mahabharatha war, they used nuclear weapons, even Robert oppenheimer(father of nuclear bomb) mentioned this in his talk. 🙂 thanxxx

  6. 8,200 years ago the temperature and salinity of the North Atlantic Ocean suddenly dropped. Climatologists call this the 8.2 k event that occurred as the Laurentide Ice Sheet collapsed at this time and several huge glacial lakes emptied into the Atlantic Ocean.
    What they don’t tell you is:
    Why did this huge example of Global Warming happen? (Probably a change in solar radiation output)
    The “experts” fail to mention that not only the Laurentide Ice Sheet, but the: Scandinavian, West Antarctic, Eurasian, and Cordilleran Ice Sheets collapsed AT THE SAME TIME! Folks, that’s AT LEAST 200,000 TRILLION (200 quintillion) TONS (probably much more) OF MELT WATER flowing off the land and into the Oceans. (And this is a very conservative estimate.)
    The result was a 500 foot PLUS rise in the world’s sea level and the creation of the:
    Black Sea, North Sea, Bering Sea, English Channel, Caspian Sea, Persian Gulf, Baltic Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Hudson Bay and on and on.
    Over the last 30 years, Marine Archaeology has discovered numerous human settlements in the Persian Gulf, Gulf of Cambay, North Sea, Bering Sea, Black Sea, and Mediterranean dating to c. 6,200 BC!
    Circa 6,200 BC is the ORIGINAL archaeological dating for the Mega fauna disappearance (these now-extinct animals stopped getting stuck there) at the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles.
    The Channeled Scablands of eastern Washington State, the Columbia River gorge, the Grand Collie, the Grand Canyon, and the Altai Flood plains of central Asia and large salt water playas at mid-continent world-wide attest to huge amounts of water flowing over the continents. Not to mention dozens of quick-frozen buried mammoths in Siberia and a band of flood debris called “muck” stretching from northern Europe, through northern Siberia, to Alaska and the Yukon. Did you know that complete or near complete modern whale skeletons have been found hundreds of miles from the nearest seas in: Michigan, Quebec, the Sahara Desert, Sweden, Chili, and Peru?
    With that kind of enormous weight moving from Polar Regions of the planet into the oceans, can anyone say “Polar Shift” (from Hudson Bay to its present location?)
    Did anyone find Noah’s Ark? Maybe…maybe not!
    Evidence for a Great Flood? It’s all over the planet!
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