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Bhavishya Puraan, 3-Pratisarg-3, p 274-275

There are some controversies about genealogies etc in Hindu scriptures, they are given here.

Chandra Vansh
Bhaagvat, Padm and Vishnu Puraan say that Chandramaa had his son Budh from Brihaspati's wife Taaraa illegally. When Il, son of Manu, was roaming in the forest belonging to Shiv and Paarvatee, he turned into a woman and became Ilaa. One day Budh saw Ilaa, married her and had the son named Pururavaa. Pururavaa married Urvashee and had six sons from her, that is how Chandra Vansh started.

But Bhavishya Puraan, 3/2 gives completely another picture of this. It says that Indra sent Chandramaa on Prithvi in the third leg of Tretaa Yug. He ruled from Prayaag for 18,000 years and he had a son named Budh. Budh married Ilaa and their son was Pururavaa. That is how Chandra Vansh started

Bharat's Son
It is said that Dushyant's son Bharat had nine sons but he did not consider no one like himself, so his three queens killed them. Then Brihaspati gave him his own son Bharadwaaj as his heir. MBH, G-1-beginning/1 also says that when Bharat was not satisfied with his 9 sons, so his wives killed their all sons and he asked Bharadwaaj to give him a son. He did a sacrifice and got the son named Bhumanyu who ruled the Prithvi.

But Bhavishya Puraan, 3/3 says that Bharat's son was Mahaabal and Mahaabal's son was Bharadwaaj.

Gautam Buddha
Bhaagvat and Vishnu Puraan say that Gautam Buddha was the 9th Avataar of Vishnu from among 10 Avataar, or 23rd Avataar from among 24 Avataar. And his father's name is said to be Shuddhodan.

But Bhavishya Puraan, 3/5 says that he was the son of Kaashyap named Braahman and he was a Devtaa, not an incarnation of Vishnu.

Remaking the History of India
Bhavishya Puraan, 3/5 says that Kaashyap Muni came to Brahmaavart after 1,000 years of Kali Yug had passed - it means that he came after 1,000 years of Krishn's ascension to His Lok. Kaashyap Muni ruled for 120 years. According to given number of years there, at least 500 + 170 = 670 years must have passed when Buddha was born to Kaashyap Muni.

It is known that Buddh period was 



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