The incidences narrated in the Ramayana and Mahabharata are not a figment of imagination.
They are facts and is History.
The facts have been verified by the configuration of the planets at the time of the Ramayana and Mahabharata and accepted by those with a scientific temper.
Please refer my blogs on the birth Date of Lord Rama and my blogs on these subjects under Hinduism.
12000 years old lord KRISHNA city found
Dwarka, India – 12,000 Year Old City of Lord Krishna Found – 4 of 5