Dantidurga
Dantidurga (735–756 CE), also known as Dantivarman or Dantidurga II was the founder of the Rashtrakuta Empire of Manyakheta. His capital was based in Gulbarga region of Karnataka. He was succeeded by ...
Literature in the Hoysala Empire
Hoysala literature is the large body of literature in the Kannada and Sanskrit languages produced by the Hoysala Empire (1025–1343) in what is now southern India. The empire was established by N...
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Kalya (Kalyana pura)
Kalya (Kalyanapura)Kalya is historic Jain center in Karnataka, India. Kalya is in the outer area of Magadi Taluk, Ramanagara District. This place is also near to Bangalore.Kalyanapura was the historic...
Ajila
Ajila is a common surname of the Bunt people, the landed gentry of Tulu Nadu region in the south west of India. It is also the name of the Jain Bunt Dynasty who ruled the principality of Venur for sev...
Hoysala literature
Hoysala literature is the large body of literature in the Kannada and Sanskrit languages produced by the Hoysala Empire (1025–1343) in what is now southern India. The empire was established by N...
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Hoysala Empire
The Hoysala empire was a prominent Southern Indian Kannadiga empire that ruled most of the modern-day state of Karnataka between the 10th and the 14th centuries. The capital of the Hoysalas was initia...
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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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Kampili Chiefdom
Kampili was a chiefdom on the banks of the Tungabhadra river in present day Karnataka state during the 13th century.The founder of the chiefdom was a Hoysala commander, Singeya Nayaka-III (1280–1300 A...
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Mahameghavahana dynasty
The Mahameghavahana dynasty (Oriya: ମହାମେଘବାହନ; Mahā-Mēgha-Bāhana, c. 250s BC to 400s AD) was an ancient ruling dynasty of Kalinga after the decline of the Mauryan Empire. The third ruler of the d...
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Ikshvaku dynasty
The Ikshvaku dynasty, in Puranic literature, was a mythical dynasty founded by Ikshvaku, grandson of Vivasvan or Surya and son of Vaivasvata Manu. They ruled from the Kosala Kingdom, today known as Ou...
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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Hoysala administration
The Hoysala Empire (Kannada: ಹೊಯ್ಸಳ ಸಾಮ್ರಾಜ್ಯ) was a notable South Indian Kannadiga empire that ruled most of the modern-day state of Karnataka between the 10th to the 14th centuries. The capital ...
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Amoghavarsha II
Amoghavarsha II (ruled 929–930) was a Rashtrakuta ruler who was assassinated by his brother Govinda IV. He ruled for just one year.
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Dhruva Dharavarsha
Dhruva (ruled 780–793 CE) was one of most notable rulers of the Rashtrakuta Empire. He ascended the throne after replacing his elder brother Govinda II. Govinda II had become unpopular among his subje...
Western Ganga dynasty
Western Ganga was an important ruling dynasty of ancient Karnataka in India which lasted from about 350 to 1000 AD. They are known as 'Western Gangas' to distinguish them from the Eastern Gangas who i...
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Rashtrakuta literature
Rashtrakuta literature (Sanskrit:राष्ट्रकूट, Kannada: ರಾಷ್ಟ್ರಕೂಟ ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯ) is the body of work created during the rule of the Rastrakutas of Manyakheta, a dynasty that ruled the southern and central p...
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Basava
Basava (Kannada: ಬಸವ) (also known as Bhakti Bhandari Basavanna (Kannada: ಭಕ್ತಿ ಭಂಡಾರಿ ಬಸವಣ್ಣ ) or Basaveshwara (Kannada: ಬಸವೇಶ್ವರ), (1134–1196)) was an Indian philosopher, statesman, Kann...
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Hoysala Vinayaditya
Vinayaditya (r.1047–1098 CE), an able Jain king of the Hoysala Empire, distinguished himself as an able feudatory of the Kalyani Chalukyas during his long reign. He helped bring many small Malnad chie...
Economy of the Hoysala Empire
The Hoysala Empire (Kannada: ಹೊಯ್ಸಳ ಸಾಮ್ರಾಜ್ಯ) was a notable South Indian Kannadiga empire that ruled most of the modern-day state of Karnataka between the 10th to the 14th centuries. The capital ...
Economy of the Hoysala Empire - Wikipedia
Lakkundi
Lakkundi (Kannada: ಲಕ್ಕುಂಡಿ )in Gadag District of Karnataka is a tiny village on the way to Hampi (Hospet) from Hubli. Lakkundi 11 km from Gadag in the east. It is 14 km from Dambal an...
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Andhra Ikshvaku
Andhra Ikshvakus (Sanskrit इक्श्वाकू, Telugu ఇక్ష్వాకులు) were one of the earliest recorded ruling dynasties of the Krishna-Guntur regions of Andhra Pradesh.They ruled the eastern Andhra country alo...
Rashtrakuta Dynasty
Rashtrakuta (rāṣṭrakūṭa) was a royal dynasty ruling large parts of the Indian Subcontinent between the sixth and the 10th centuries. The earliest known Rashtrakuta inscription is a 7th-century copper ...
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Sankighatta
Sankighatta or Dallina Vardaman Mahaveera Thirtankara is a Jain Basadi in Karnataka, south India. Sankighatta was a historic Jain center and was under the control of Settru family, the Samantha Rajas ...
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Kannauj
Kannauj (Hindi: कन्नौज, Urdu: قنوج, formerly known in English as Cannodge), also spelt Kanauj, is a city, administrative headquarters and a municipal board or Nagar Palika Parishad in Kannauj district...
Durvinita
Durvinita (r.529–579 CE) is seen as the most successful ruler of the Western Ganga Dynasty. Son of the previous ruler, Avinita, Durvinita's accession to the throne was disputed by his brother, who had...
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Sunga Empire
The Sunga Empire (Sanskrit: शुंग राजवंश) or Shunga Empire was an ancient Indian dynasty from Magadha that controlled vast areas of the Indian Subcontinent from around 187 to 78 BCE. The dynasty wa...
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Legendary kings of Magadha
The Magadha empire was established very likely by semi-mythical king Jarasandha who was, as it stated in the Puranas, a son of Brihadratha, one of the descendants of eponymical Puru. Jarasandha appear...
Shishunaga dynasty
The Shishunaga dynasty is believed to have been the third ruling dynasty of Magadha, a kingdom in ancient India. But according to the Puranas, this dynasty is the second ruling dynasty of Magadha, whi...