The problem with religion is that most of the times facts are so mixed up with fantasy that the learned people usually throw away the baby with the dirty bathwater. I am referring to the stories given in the ancient texts, which are symbolic in nature at many places. So the skeptical people do not view them as genuine but infact they scorn at the entire set of texts.
Yet there are facts which cannot be denied even by the most skeptic people. Of course for those to search truly, such doubts do not matter for they overcome them through intuitively gained knowledge, yet for the rest of us who are not so spiritual, we do need such facts to keep reminding ourselves to look beyond
Look at one such story and its significance