After the Skandagupta, the successive Gupta rulers did not able to fight with the external Huna invasion. So, the Gupta Empire started declining. When the central power became dilapitated many feudal lords declared their independence from the weak central power. So, aftermath of Gupta Period, Indian Subcontinent saw the rule of many feudal lords over …

We have read almost all the ancient kingdoms of the North India. Like Haryanka, Shishunagas, Nanda Dynasty, Mauryan Empire, Gupta Empire and Empire of Harsha. As we know that the after the Great Ashoka, there was not a good successor of him which could led to the Empire on the well path. So, after the …

In the previous post we have read about the age of Satavahanas. Satvahana Dynasty was the first kingdom to rule the South India. Now, we will go for a new expedition in South India. We will search for new kingdoms along the Western and Eastern Coast of Southern Peninsula. In the deep south India, there …

We have read about the age of Satvahanas and the age of Chola, Chera and Pandya. Now we will read about the another important South Indian kingdom ie kingdom of Pallavas and Chalukyas. As we have seen that the Satvahanas were the ruler of Deccan Region. And Cheras, Cholas and Pandya ruled over the deep …

Introduction We have studied about the Ancient Indian Kingdoms. Now, we are going into the Medieval India. The number of powerful empires arose in Northern India and the Deccan between 750 to 1000 CE. The most important Empire of the early medieval period was Pala, Pratihara, Rashtrakuta Empire. The Pala rulers dominated the Eastern India. …

In the previous post, we have read about Chola, Chera and Pandya Empire of ancient ages. Now, in this post, we will see the re-emergence of Chola Empire. The Cholas of 9th Century CE were the feudatories of Pallavas. As soon as the power of Pallavas decentralised, Cholas overthrown their power. So, as established Chola …

According to the ancient thinkers all the men after birth strive to attain four goals in their life. These four goals were Dharma (basic principle of living), Artha (economic resources), Kama (physical pleasure) and Moksha (salvation). Actually, in real sense all these four goals were so designed as to attain Moksha. Moksha was the ultimate …

We have read about the Chola Empire of 9th to 12th Century CE. It was the age of magnificent temples and extravagant sculpture. The most significant and extraordinary bronze sculpture of this time is Shiva as Natajara. Here we will discuss the significance of the Nataraja, Lord of Dance. Nataraja: Lord of Dance Nataraja, the …

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