10 Interesting Scientific and Dharmic facts to know about Ram Setu

 The bridge is 50 km long and separates the Gulf of Mannar from the Palk Strait.

It is also known as Adam's Bridge, Nala Setu, and Setu Banda.

The bridge is believed to have been built by Lord Rama's army of monkeys and bears to cross the sea to Lanka.

Scientific studies suggest that the bridge is 7,000 years old.

 The carbon dating of beaches near Dhanushkodi and Mannar Island sync with the date of Ramayana.

The bridge was passable on foot up to the 15th century until storms deepened the channel.

Some records suggest that Ram Setu was completely above sea level till 1480 when it was broken by a cyclone.

The bridge is made up of limestone, sandstone, and coral.

The stones in the bridge are said to have been inscribed with the name of Lord Rama.

Ram Setu is considered a sacred site by Hindus and is a popular pilgrimage destination.

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