Rajendra Chola I or Rajendra I was a Chola emperor of South India who succeeded his father Rajaraja Chola I to the throne in 1014 CE. He is considered as one of the greatest emperors of India.
During the second decade of the 18th century numerous independent dynasties were founded in different parts of India. The dynasty founded by Chin Qulich Khan (popularly known as Nizam-u1-mulk) in the Deccan was known as
The Asaf Jahi Dynasty was founded by Mir Qamar-ud-Din Siddiqi, a viceroy of the Deccan under the Mughal Empire from 1713 to 1721. He is also known by his titles Chin Qilich Khan (awarded by emperor Aurangzeb in 1690–91).
How was Burma (now Myanmar) known to ancient Indians?
Suvarnabhumi is a Sanskrit term meaning the 'Golden Land' or 'Land of Gold', coined by the ancient Indians which refers broadly to Southeast Asian region across Gulf of Bengal and Eastern Indian Ocean, Lower Burma, Lower Thailand, Lower Malay Peninsula, and Sumatra. Although it seems to cover vast region in Southeast Asia, it is generally accepted that the name Suvarnabhumi was first used to refer more specifically to Lower Burma.
Who was the contemporary South Indian ruler of Harshavardhana?
Krishnadevaraya: He was the ruler of the Tuluva dynasty of Vijayanagar empire (1509-29 AD). Pulakesin II: The Chalukya power reached its zenith under Pulakesin II (609 to 642 A.D.) Mayurasharma: or Mayuravarma (reigned 345–365 C.E.) a Kannada scholar and a native of Talagunda (in modern Shimoga district), was the founder of the Kadamba Kingdom of Banavasi, the earliest native kingdom to rule over what is today the modern state of Karnataka, India Chikka Devaraja Wodeyar: or Devaraja Wodeyar II (born 22 September 1645 – 16 November 1704) was the fourteenth maharaja of the Kingdom of Mysore from 1673 to 1704. Harshavardhana: With the commencement of the 7th century, Harshavardhana (606-647 A.D.) ascended the throne of Thaneshwar and Kannauj on the death of his brother, Rajyavardhana. By 612 Harshavardhana consolidated his kingdom in northern India.
In Tamil literature the glorious books 'Shilppadikaram and Manimekalai' are related to
Manimekalai, by the poet Chithalai Chathanar, is one of The Five Great Epics of Tamil Literature according to later Tamil literary tradition. Silappadikaram is one of Five Great Epics according to later Tamil literary tradition. Manekalai was written by the Buddhist poet Chithalai Chathanar in post-Sangam era. The book describes Dharma, as the most perfect religion. Silappadikarma is a great Tamil epic written by a Jain poet prince Llano Adigal. Llango Adigal was a Buddhist monk and Silappadhikaram and Manimekalai are Buddhist epics.