7 Tamil Kings

SEVEN POPULAR TAMIL KINGS OF THE SANGAM PERIOD INTRODUCTION In the Sangam Literature, the details about seven popular kings was mentioned, and they were great philanthropists. Though all of them were small rulers, but their name and fame is still praised by the people of Tamil Nadu. The details aboutRead More →

KING KUMANAN

KING KUMANAN INTRODUCTION Kumanan was an ancient king who ruled the present day Temple Town Palani, which is situated in Tamil Nadu, and he was mentioned in the Sangam Literature. He also built a nice Shiva Temple in Palani, and installed a holy Shiva Lingam in the Temple. He wasRead More →

KING CHERAN SENGUTTUVAN

KING CHERAN SENGUTTUVAN INTRODUCTION The great Chera king, Senguttuvan ruled his kingdom during the 2nd century AD, and he was a popular king during the ancient period. He was the son of the great king Cheralathan. Under his reign, his kingdom was expanded till Kerala, and through his great valour, theRead More →

KING CHERAN SENGUTTUVAN

KING CHERAN SENGUTTUVAN INTRODUCTION The great Chera king, Senguttuvan ruled his kingdom during the 2nd century AD, and he was a popular king during the ancient period. He was the son of the great king Cheralathan. Under his reign, his kingdom was expanded till Kerala, and through his great valour, theRead More →

CHATRAPATI SHIVAJI

CHATRAPATI SHIVAJI’S BEST QUOTES INTRODUCTION Chatrapati Shivaji, was a famous Maratha King and he was a great warrior. He fought bravely and defeated many Muslim Kings. He followed ancient Hindu traditions, respected Hindu beliefs and sentiments, and encouraged the Hindu scholars and Pundits and rewarded them with sufficient wealth. Shivaji wasRead More →

King Ayu

    KING AYU INTRODUCTION King Ayu was the forefather of the Hastinapur King Shantanu. His parents were  Pururavas  and the celestial dancer Urvashi. He had married with Prabha, who was the daughter of the great demon king Swarbhanu. His son was  Nahusha , and the consort of Nahusha wasRead More →

Pandala Maharaj

  PANDALA MAHARAJA INTRODUCTION King Rajasekhara, who is also famously known as Pandala Maharaja, was a king of the Pandalam dynasty, and he was the foster father of Lord Ayyappan, a famous Hindu deity of Kerala. Once while he was hunting in the forest, he heard the cries of aRead More →

NAMBIRAJAN INTRODUCTION Nambirajan was the foster father of Ma Valli, who is the consort of Lord Muruga. Before several lakhs of years, Nambirajan, a Tribal leader ruled a hilly region in South India, and he was considered as a staunch devotee of Lord Murugan. Since he didn’t have a child,Read More →

KING MUCHUKUNTAR INTRODUCTION King Muchukuntar ruled the ancient Tamil Nadu before few lakhs of years. He was an ardent devotee of Lord Muruga, and pleased by his devotion, Lord Muruga arranged marriage for him with his army chief Veerabahu’s daughter, thus by making him as an immortal. His name wasRead More →

KING VAJRADATTA INTRODUCTION Vajradatta was the son of the great king Bhagadatta, and he ruled the Pragjyotisha Kingdom in a righteousness manner. Vajradatta had learnt the Vedas and other divine subjects from Brihaspati, the divine Guru.  Vajradatta is powerful similar to Indra, and he has done lot of yagnas and pleased the Vedic deities. HeRead More →

KING CHEKITANA INTRODUCTION Chekitana was born in the Suryavanshi clan and he was the son of Dhrishtaketu, the king of Kekaya Kingdom, and his family were close to Pandavas. His brother was Shaibva and his sister was Karenumati who married with Nakula. He also participated in the Mahabharata War, and died in the hands ofRead More →

  KING BHUMANYU INTRODUCTION Bhumanyu was the son of Bharata, and he was mentioned in Mahabharata. He was born from the Yagna performed by his father Bharata, and hence he got great powers, and he is also considered to be an AMSHA of Lord Agni Dev. He was also called asRead More →

KING VAJRA NABHA INTRODUCTION Vajra Nabha was one of the Yadavas, and he has become the King, after his father Aniruddha, as mentioned in the great epic Mahabharata. He was the great grandson of Lord Krishna, his appearance was similar to that of Krishna, and he properly ruled his kingdom. He is believedRead More →

KING BHARTHARI INTRODUCTION Bharthari was the elder brother of the great king Sri Vikramaditya, and he ruled the kingdom of Ujjain before 2000 years. After properly ruling the kingdom for several years, he crowned his younger brother Vikramaditya, as the king of Ujjain, and as per the advice of his spiritual Guru Gorakhnath,Read More →

KING SATRAJIT INTRODUCTION As per the holy Bhagavata Purana, Satrajit was born in the previous Dwapara Yuga, and he was a Yadava king. His daughter was Satyabama, an incarnation of Ma Bhudevi, and she married to Lord Krishna. He was an ardent devotee of Lord Surya Bhagavan, and in appreciation to his Bhakti,Read More →

KING PRATIPA INTRODUCTION Pratipa was the king of Hastinapur and he ruled it during the previous dwapara yuga. He was mentioned in the Mahabharata, and he was the father of Shantanu and his grandson is Bhishma. His parents were king Bhimasena and queen Sukumari. He was married to Sunanda and his sons were Shantanu,Read More →

KING SAMVARANA INTRODUCTION Samvarana was the ruler of the Hastinapura kingdom and he was mentioned in the Mahabharata. His father was Riksha, and his consort was Tapati, daughter of Lord Surya, and their son was Kuru. Once, the kingdom of Hastinapura was affected by severe storm and drought, and as a result theRead More →

DRUPADA IN MAHABHARATA INTRODUCTION Drupada was the father of Draupadi, and he was a noble person, as mentioned in Mahabharata. He was the king of Panchala, and he was the son of King Prishata. Drupada and Drona studied together under the                        holiness Sri Bhardwaja Maharishi, who was the father of Drona. They become close friends andRead More →

KING KUSHANABHA INTRODUCTION Kushanabha was a great king, and he belongs to the Chandravamsha dynasty. He ruled major part of Bharath, which is the present day India. He was the son of King Kusha. Kushanabha was the founder of the city Mahodaya which is located in the present day Uttar Pradesh. Kushanabha married to a piousRead More →

INTRODUCTION According to Mahabharata, Uttar was the crowned prince of Matsya Kingdom and the son of King Virata. Pandavas spent one year in their kingdom during their exile. His sister Uttara was got married to Abhimanyu, son of Arjuna. When Duryodhana tried to attack the Matsya Kingdom, Uttar takes the help of his sister’s dancing teacher, Brihannala, who was actually Arjuna, who tookRead More →