Category: Ancient India

Shakya Dynasty - Facts and History In India, the Saka king called himself 'satrap'. Suspect was originally a resident of Sardania in Central Asia. They are ...

Kalchuri Dynasty : The Haihayas The Kalachuris, also known as the Haihayas, were an ancient people known from the Epics and Puranas from 249 or 250 A.D. ...

Jainism and Vardhman Mahavir The founder of Jain religion was 'Rishabhdev'. These were the first pilgrims of Jainism. The 23rd Tirthankar of Jainism was ...

Hindu Religion In Ancient Indian History The predominant religion in ancient India was Hinduism. The roots of Hindu religion can be traced back to the Vedic ...

Rise of Kingdom of Magadha According to the Puranas, Brihadratha was the founder of the oldest dynasty of Magadha. Its capital was Girivraj. Jarasand, his son ...

Shishunaag Dynasty Shishunaag defeated “Naagdashak” who happen to be the king of Haryank Dynasty. He founded Shishunaag Dynasty 412 BC in Magadha. He made ...

Kings of Maurya Empire - Chandragupta Maurya Chandragupta Maurya became king in 321 bc.  Chanakya was Chandragupta’s prime minister. He also wrote a book based ...

Shung Dynasty – Post Maurya Period Pushyamitra Shung killed “Brihadratha” the last king of Maurya dynasty in 185 BC and laid the foundation of Shung Dynasty. ...

Satavahana Dynasty | Indian Dynasty Satvahana dynasty was founded by Simuka by killing the last Kanva ruler Sushma. Andhra Satavahanas established their ...

Kushan Dynasty In India| Emperor Kanishka of Kushan Dynasty The founder of the Kushan dynasty was ' Kujula Kadphises.'. Kushana was a branch of 'U-chi' caste. ...