Pala Empire
The Pala Empire was a Buddhist imperial power in Classical India. It is named after its ruling dynasty, all of whose rulers bore names ending with the suffix -Pala (meaning "protector" in Prakrit). Th...
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Atisha
Atiśa Dīpaṃkara Śrījñāna (Sanskrit: अतिश दीपङ्कर श्रीज्ञान, Chinese: 燃燈吉祥智; pinyin: Rándēng Jíxiángzhì, 980–1054 CE) was a Buddhist teacher from the Pala Empire of Bengal. He was one of th...
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Charyapada
The Charyapada (Assamese: চৰ্যাপদ [/sɔrzapɔd/], Bengali: চর্যাপদ Chôrjapôdô, Oriya: ଚରିଜାଗିତି; Charijagiti) is a collection of mystical poems, songs of realization in the Vajrayana traditi...
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Ramacharitam
The Ramacharitam is a Sanskrit epic poem written in Arya metre by Sandhyakar Nandi during Pala Empire, between approximately 1050 and 1150 CE. This work simultaneously narrates the story of the Ramaya...
Mahipala
Mahipala I (c. 988 – 1038 CE) is considered the second founder of the Pala dynasty. Gopala I established the dynastic rule of the Palas in the middle of the 8th century CE. The Pala Dynasty ruled Ben...
Madanapala
Madanapala (reigned 1144 - 1162 CE) was the successor to the Pala king Gopala III, and eighteenth and final ruler of Pala lineage reigning for 18 years. He was succeeded by Govindapala, whose lineage ...
Shurapala II
Shurapala II (reigned ca. 1075–1077) was a ruler of the Pala Empire in northeast India. He was the successor to the Pala king Mahipala II and fourteenth ruler of the Pala line, reigning for two years....
Somapura Mahavihara
Somapura Mahavihara (Bengali: সোমপুর মহাবিহার Shompur Môhabihar) in Paharpur, Badalgachhi Upazila, Naogaon District, Bangladesh is among the best known Buddhist viharas in the Indian Subcontinent ...
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Devapala
Devapala (9th century) was the most powerful ruler of the Pala Empire of Bengal region in the Indian Subcontinent. He was the third king in the line, and had succeeded his father Dharamapala. Devapal...
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Vigrahapala III
Vigrahapala III (1055 - 1070 CE) was the successor to the Pala king Nayapala, and twelfth ruler of the Pala line reigning for 15 years. He was succeeded by Mahipala II.During the reign of Nayapala's s...
Gopala I
Gopala (ruled c. 750s–770s CE) was the founder of the Pala Dynasty of medieval Bengal. The last morpheme of his name Pala means "protector" and was used as an ending for the names of all the Pala mona...
Gopala III
Gopala III was the successor to the Pala king Kumarapala, and seventeenth ruler of the Pala line reigning for 4 years. He was succeeded by Madanapala.
Mahendrapala
Mahendrapala refers to the fourth king of the Pala dynasty of the Bengal region in India. He was the son of Devapala and his queen Mahata.Mahendrapala has been mentioned in some Pala records, but earl...
Ramapala
Ramapala (1077-1133) was the successor to the Pala king Shurapala II, and fifteenth ruler of the Pala line, reigning for 53 years.
Rampala is recognised as the last great ruler of the dynasty, man...
Gopala II
Gopala II (reigned 940-960 CE) was the successor to the Pala king Rajyapala, and eighth ruler of the Pala line reigning for 20 years. He was succeeded by Vigrahapala II.
During his reign, the Chan...
Kumarapala (Pala king)
Kumarapala was the successor to the Pala king Ramapala, and sixteenth ruler of the Pala line reigning for 10 years. During his reign he put down an uprising in Kamarupa by the governor Timgyadeva, ev...
Vigrahapala
Vigrahapala was a 9th-century ruler of the Pala dynasty, in the Bengal region of the Indian subcontinent. He reigned for a brief period before becoming an ascetic. Vigrahapala was a grandson of Dharma...
Dharmapala (emperor)
Dharama Pala (ruled 8th century) was the second ruler of the Pala Empire of Bengal region in the Indian Subcontinent. He was the son and successor of Gopala, the founder of the Pala Dynasty. He greatl...
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Mahipala II
Mahipala II was the successor to the Pala king Vigrahapala III, and thirteenth ruler of the Pala line reigning for 5 years. He was succeeded by Shurapala II.
Rajyapala
Rajyapala was the seventh emperor of the Pala dynasty. He succeeded his father Narayanapala. He reigned for 32 years. The Bargaon inscription is dated in his 24th regnal year. He was succeeded by his ...
Vigrahapala II
Vigrahapala II (960 - 988 CE)was the successor to the Pala king Gopala II, and ninth ruler of the Pala line reigning for 22 years. He was succeeded by the famed Mahipala.
During his reign, the Pal...
Govindapala
Govindapala is believed to be the successor of Madanapala the last ruler of the Pala dynasty. However the lineage of that name is questionable.
Nayapala
Nayapala (ruled 1038–1055) is the name of eleventh ruler of the Pala dynasty of eastern Indian Subcontinent, mainly the Bengal and Bihar regions.Nayapala, the son of Mahipala I, defeated the Kalachu...
Narayanapala
Narayanapala (855–908) was the sixth emperor of the Pala dynasty of eastern India, mainly the Bengal and Bihar regions. The Gaya temple inscription dated in his 7th regnal year, the Indian Museum (fou...