History of Bharat

Genealogical list of Kings from 3067 BC to 86 BC

In order to give a clear genealogical tree of the several dynasties that rules Bharat from the time of the Mahabharata War, the following dates are important.

Hastinapura dynasty

(1504 yrs from 3067 to 1563 BC)

Very well known city during Mahabharata period. Hastinapura was the capital of the kingdom of the Kauravas, belonging to the Kuru dynasty of kings. The throne of this city was the prize over which the Kurukshetra War of the epic Mahabharata was fought. All incidents in the epic Mahabharata have taken place in this city of Hastinapura. The first reference to Hastinapur in Hindu records comes as the capital of Emperor Bharata.

  1. Yudhishtira
  2. Parikshit
  3. Janamejaya
  4. Satanika I
  5. Aswamebat
  6. Adhiseema Krishna
  7. Nichaknu
  8. Ushna
  9. Chitrada
  10. Suchirada
  11. Vrishnimanta
  12. Sushana
  13. Suneedha
  14. Nrupegakshu
  15. Sukibala
  16. Pariplava
  17. Sunaya
  18. Medhavi
  19. Ripunjaya
  20. Urva
  21. Thigma
  22. Bhruchadradha
  23. Kasudana
  24. Satanika II
  25. Udayana
  26. Kihinara
  27. Dandapani
  28. Niramitra
  29. Kshemaka

Kosala dynasty

(1504 yrs from 3067 to 1563 BC)

Kosala KingdomKosala is the kingdom of the celebrated personality of Treta Yuga, Raghava Rama. Ayodhya was its capital, presently in Faizabad district, Uttar Pradesh. Rama's sons Lava and Kusa inherited parts of this kingdom. Lava ruled from the city called Sravasti and Kusa from the city called Kusavati. A colony of Kosala kings existed in Madhya Pradesh. It was called Dakshina Kosala. Rama's mother Kausalya was from this kingdom. King Rama extended his influence up to the island-kingdom of Lanka situated in the southern ocean. He had friendly relations with the southern kingdom of forest dwellers (Vanaras) called Kishkindha.

Rama's brother Bharata, colonized the Gandhara kingdom and founded the city of Takshasila there. Gandhara lies close to Kekeya Kingdom, the native kingdom of Bharata's mother, Kaikeyi. Rama's second brother Lakshmana founded the city of Lakshmanapura near river Ganga which is now known as Lucknow. He colonized the Vanga kingdom and founded the city of Chandrakanta there. Rama's youngest brother Satrughna destroyed the forest called Madhu and founded the city of Mathura which later became the capital of the Surasena Kingdom.

Nishadha king Nala's friend Rituparna was a ruler of Kosala. Brihadbala another ruler of Kosala during Dwapara Yuga, took part in Mahabharata war and was killed by Abhimanyu, the son of Arjuna.

  1. Brihatkshana
  2. Uruyaksha
  3. Vassavyuha
  4. Prativyoma
  5. Divakara
  6. Sahadeva
  7. Brihadasva
  8. Bhanuradha
  9. Pratitasya
  10. Supratika
  11. Marudeva
  12. Sunakshatra
  13. Kinnara
  14. Ananda Raksha
  15. Suprana
  16. Amitrajit
  17. Brihat Bhaja
  18. Dharmi
  19. Krutra Jaya
  20. Ranajaya
  21. Sanjaya
  22. Sakya
  23. Sudhodhana
  24. Siddharta
  25. Rahula
  26. Praesnajit
  27. Kshudraka
  28. Suradha
  29. Sumitra

Brahadrada dynasty

(1006 yrs from 3067 to 2061 BC)

  1. Somadhi or Marijari
  2. Srutasravas
  3. Aparatipin
  4. Niramitra
  5. Sukurita
  6. Brihatkarman
  7. Senaajit or Senajit
  8. Srutanjaya
  9. Mahaabala
  10. Suchi
  11. Kshema
  12. Amurvata
  13. Dharmanetra
  14. Nirvriti
  15. Suorata
  16. Dridhasena
  17. Sumathi
  18. Suchala
  19. Sunetra
  20. Satyajit
  21. Virajit
  22. Ripunjaya

Pradyota dynasty

(138 yrs from 2061 to 1923 BC)

  1. Pradyota
  2. Praalaka
  3. Visaakhyupa
  4. Janaka
  5. Nandi Vardhana

Sisunaga dynasty

(360 yrs from 1923 to 1563 BC)

  1. Sisunaga
  2. Kaakavarna
  3. Kshemadharman
  4. Kshathrawajas
  5. Vidhisara
  6. Ajatasatru
  7. Darbaka
  8. Udayana
  9. Nandi Vardhana
  10. Maha Nandin

Nanda dynasty

(100 yrs from 1563 to 1463 BC)

  1. Maha Padma
  2. Sumalya and his seven brothers

Brahadrada dynasty

(316 yrs from 1463 to 1147 BC)

  1. Chandra Gupta
  2. Bindusara
  3. Asoka
  4. Suyasas
  5. Dasaratha
  6. Indrapalitha
  7. Harsha
  8. Sangata
  9. Salisuka
  10. Somasarma
  11. Satadhanvan
  12. Brihadradha

Sunga dynasty

(300 yrs from 1147 to 847 BC)

  1. Pushyamitra
  2. Agnimitra
  3. Vasumitra
  4. Sujyestha
  5. Bhadraka
  6. Ghoshavasu
  7. Pulindaka
  8. Vajramitra
  9. Bhayavata
  10. Deva Bhutti or Kshema Bhumi

Kanwa dynasty

  1. Vasudeva Kanwa
  2. Bhumimitra
  3. Narayana
  4. Susarma

Andhra dynasty

(456 yrs from 787 to 331 BC)

  1. Sri Mukha Saatakarni
  2. Sri Krishna Saatakarni
  3. Sri Malla Saatakarni
  4. Sri Punothsanya Saatakarni
  5. Sri Saatakarni
  6. Skanda Saatakarni
  7. Lambodara
  8. Apitatoa
  9. Meghaswathi
  10. Sataswathi
  11. Skanda Saatakarni
  12. Murugendra Saatakarni
  13. Kuntala Saatakarni
  14. Soumya Saatakarni
  15. Sata Saatakarni
  16. Puloma Saatakarni I
  17. Megha Saatakarni
  18. Arishta Saatakarni
  19. Hala
  20. Mandalaka
  21. Pulindrasena
  22. Sundra Saatakarni
  23. Changkore Saatakarni
  24. Siva Saatakarni
  25. Goutami Putra Sri Saatakarni
  26. Puloma Saatakarni II
  27. Siva Sri Saatakarni
  28. Sivaskanda Saatakarni
  29. Yajan Sri Saatakarni
  30. Vijaya Sri Saatakarni
  31. Chandra Sri Saatakarni
  32. Puloma (Minor) III

Andhra Britya Gupta dynasty

(245 yrs from 331 to 86 BC)

  1. Chandra Gupta I
  2. Samudra Gupta
  3. Chandra Gupta II
  4. Kumara Gupta
  5. Skanda Gupta
  6. Narasimha Gupta
  7. Kumara Gupta II

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