Kambojas
The Kambojas were a Kshatriya tribe of Iron Age India, frequently mentioned in Sanskrit and Pali literature.
The ancient Kambojas were probably an Indo-Iranian tribe. They are however, sometimes...
Kambojas - Wikipedia
Alexander's Conflict with the Kambojas
The Kambojas were famous for their excellent horse breeding as well as their riding skills, hence they were also commonly known as Ashvakas. The Ashvayana and Ashvakayana clans fought the Macedonians ...
Alexander's Conflict with the Kambojas - Wikipedia
Ancient history of Sri Lanka
The Ancient history of Sri Lanka begins with the gradual onset of historical records in the final centuries BC, ending the prehistoric period.According to the Mahavamsa, the original inhabitants of Sr...
Kamboja-Pala Dynasty of Bengal
The Kamboja-Pala dynasty ruled parts of Bengal in the 10th to 11th centuries CE, after invading during the reign of Gopala II, the Palas. The last Kamboja ruler of the Kamboja-Pala Dynasty Dharmapala...
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Maurya Empire
The Maurya Empire was a geographically extensive Iron Age historical power in ancient India, ruled by the Maurya dynasty from 322–185 BCE. Originating from the kingdom of Magadha in the Indo-Gang...
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Indo-Greek Kingdom
The Indo-Greek Kingdom or Graeco-Indian Kingdom was a Hellenistic kingdom covering various parts of the northwest regions of the Indian subcontinent (modern Afghanistan, Pakistan and North Western Ind...
Indo-Greek Kingdom - Wikipedia
Vishnupalita Kambhoja
Prince Vishnupalita Kambhoja (Kumara Kanbhoja Vhenupalita in Mhar (Mahad)inscriptions) finds reference in the Buddhist inscriptions (today known as Gandharpale caves situated near confluence of Gand...
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King Srindra Varmana Kamboj
Srindra Varmana according to the Skanda Purana was a king of the Kamboja Kingdom. Srindra Varmana is said to have installed the image of Varahadeva in his capital and made a gold throne for it.The ki...
Sage Kambu Swayambhuva
Kambu Swayambhuva was one of the many sages in Hinduism mentioned along with Agastya, Kaundinya, Rajendra Chola I, Ashoka and Pushyamitra Sunga in shloka 22 of the Ekamata Stotra.
Legend says tha...
Magadha
Magadha (Sanskrit: मगध; IAST: Magadha) formed one of the sixteen Mahā-Janapadas (Sanskrit: "Great Countries") or kingdoms in ancient India. The core of the kingdom was the area of Bihar south of t...
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Afghan (ethnonym)
The ethnonym Afghan (افغان Afġān) has been used in reference to Pashtuns. The name Afghanistan (افغانستان Afġānistān; Afghan + -stan) is a derivation from the ethnonym Afghan, originally in the loose ...
Afghan (ethnonym) - Wikipedia
Apracaraja Indravarman's Silver Reliquary
An Inscribed Silver Buddhist Reliquary or Apracaraja Indravarman's Silver Reliquary has been found, presumably from Bajaur area of ancient Kapisa. Believed to have been fabricated originally at Taxi...
Parama Kamboja Kingdom
Parama Kamboja Kingdom was mentioned in the epic Mahabharata to be on the far north west along with the Bahlika, Uttara Madra and Uttara Kuru countries. It is was located in parts of modern-day Afghan...
Bahlikas
The Bahlikas (Hindi: बाह्लिक) were the inhabitants of Balikha, mentioned in Atharvaveda, Mahabharata, Ramayana, Puranas, Vartikka of Katyayana, Brhatsamhita, Amarkosha etc. and in the ancient Inscri...
Anuradhapura
Anuradhapura (Sinhala: අනුරාධපුරය ; Tamil: is a major city in Sri Lanka. It is the capital city of North Central Province, Sri Lanka and the capital of Anuradhapura District. Anuradhapura is one...
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Sri Lankan place name etymology
Sri Lankan place name etymology is characterized by the linguistic and ethnic diversity of the island of Sri Lanka through the ages and the position of the country in the centre of ancient and medieva...
Sri Lankan place name etymology - Wikipedia
Indo-Scythians in Indian literature
The Indo-Scythians were named "Shaka" in India, an extension on the name Saka used by the Persians to designate Scythians. From the time of the Mahabharata wars (1500-500 BCE) Shakas receive numerous ...
Indo-Scythians in Indian literature - Wikipedia
Ancient Constructions of Sri Lanka
The Ancient Sinhalese excelled in the construction of tanks (Wevas) or reservoirs, dagobas (or Stupas) and palaces, as evident from the ruins which displays a rich variety of Architectural forms.
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Ancient Constructions of Sri Lanka - Wikipedia
Early history of Cambodia
Prehistoric Cambodia is sparsely known. The earliest known site in Cambodia is Laang Spean cave which occupies the country's northwest region. Laang Spean cave was first occupied in around 7000 BC Al...
Early history of Cambodia - Wikipedia
Kamboja (name)
"Kamboja" or "Kambuja" is the name of an ancient Indo-Iranian kingdom.They are believed to have been located originally in Pamirs and Badakshan in Central Asia.The name has a long history of attestati...
Indo-Scythians
Indo-Scythians is a term used to refer to Scythians (Sakas), who migrated into parts of central and northern South Asia (Sogdiana, Bactria, Arachosia, Gandhara, Sindh, Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Rajast...
Indo-Scythians - Wikipedia
Alexander the Great and the Kambojas
The Kambojas were famous for their excellent horse breeding as well as their riding skills, hence they were also commonly known as Ashvakas. The Ashvayana and Ashvakayana clans fought the Macedonians ...
Alexander the Great and the Kambojas - Wikipedia
Aśvakas
The Aśvakas (also known as Aśvakayanas or Asvayanas, classically called the Assacenii/Assacani (Sanskrit: अश्वक)), is the Sanskrit name of a people who lived in what is now northeastern Afghanistan an...
Cambay
Cambay or Kambay was a princely state during the British Raj.The town of Khambat (Cambay) in present-day Gujarat was its capital. The state was bounded in the north by the Kaira district and in the so...
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Prapaksha Kamboja
The fourth prince of the Kambojas referenced in the Mahābhārata is the younger brother of the illustrious prince Sudakshina Kamboja. In the epic, this prince is simply addressed as Kamboja, but accor...
Nanda Dynasty
The Nanda Dynasty (Sanskrit: नन्द राजवंश; IAST: Nanda Rājavaṃśa) originated from the region of Magadha in ancient India during the 4th century BC and lasted between 345–321 BCE. At its greatest ...
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Sudakshina
Sudakshina (Sanskrit: सुदक्षिण) was a king of the Kambojas, mentioned in the Mahābhārata as fighting on the side of the Kauravas and being slain by Arjuna.On the fourteenth day of battle, Arjuna, ...
Sophagasenus
Sophagasenos also spelt Sophagasenus or Sophagasenas (Sanskrit: Subhagasena) was a local Indian king ruling in Kabul and Kapisa valley (Paropamisade of the classical writings) during the last decade...
Vijaya of Sri Lanka
Prince Vijaya (Sinhala:විජය කුමරු) was the first recorded King of Sri Lanka mentioned in the ancient Sri Lankan Pali chronicles. His reign is traditionally dated to 543 BC – 505 BC.The primary source ...
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Names of Cambodia
The name of Cambodia, in the Khmer language is "Kampuchea" (ព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា; Preah Reachanachâk Kampuchea), derives from Sanskrit Kambujadeśa (कम्बोजदेश; "land of Kambuja"). It is not unique to ...
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Kambojas in Brhat Samhita of Varahamihira
The Kamboja peoples are referenced in numerous ancient Sanskrit and Pali texts including Sama Veda, Atharvaveda, Ramayana, Mahabharata, Puranas, Kautiliya's Arthashastra, Yasaka's Nirukata, Buddhist J...