King Saumitra | Last King of Ikshvaku Dynasty

King Saumitra was the last King in the Ikshvaku dynasty. Though he was born in the lineage of Lord Rama, his foremost ancestors who belonged to the Ishvaku dynasty are ruled before several lakhs of years, and it is believed that, Lord Rama ruled Ayodhya before 17,55,000+ odd years. King Saumitra was an able ruler, […]

King Rituparna

Rituparna was an Ayodhya King, and he was the son of Sarvakama, and for some time, the great king Nala had worked under him with a different name and with a different appearance. Rituparna was a master in archery, he contains great skills in handling deadly weapons, and also he is well-versed in playing the […]

King Purushottama, the Great | King Porus

King Purushottam (4th century BC) also known as Porus, was an ancient Indian king, who ruled the present day Punjab region in a glorious manner, and his significance was mentioned in ancient Greek texts. Porus was an excellent archer, he was talented in all kinds of arts, and he was also a great warrior. While […]

King Varaguna Pandiyan

King Varaguna Pandiyan is an ancient Pandiyan King, and he was the son of King Rajasimha, and his other name was Sadayavarma Pandiyan. The stone inscriptions about him are found in some of the Shiva Temples, and his idols are also installed in few temples of Lord Shiva. He has done lot of divine services […]

Maharana Pratap Smrutidin 2023

Maharana Pratap Smrutidin, Death Anniversary of Maharana Pratap, is observed on Magh Shukla Ekadashi, 11th day of waxing phase of moon in Magh Maas in Hindi Calendar. In 2023, Maharana Pratap Smrutidin date is February 1. Pratap Singh I, popularly known as Maharana Pratap, was a Hindu Rajput king of Mewar. He was titled as […]

Nalapakam | Nalabagam

Nala was an ancient king, who ruled the Nishada Kingdom in a prosperous manner. Due to the influence of Lord ShaniDev, he has lost his kingdom, separated from his wife and for some time he worked under King Rituparna who ruled the ancient Ayodhya. While he was serving under King Rituparna, he cooked very well, […]

King Divodasa

King Divodasa is an ancient king, who was mentioned in the Rigveda, and lived in the Treta Yuga. He was a close associate of Lord Indra, and he helped him towards winning in the battle with the demons. He is also a friend of the Ashvin Devas, since they healed his wounds, after the battles. […]

Vikramaditya | King Vikramaditya

Vikramaditya was a great emperor of ancient India. He is a great personality, and gives respect to the learned scholars in his court. Ancient legends, praises him as a great king and a great valour, who is well known for his courage and kindness among his people. He was the ruler of Ujjain. He ruled […]

Cruel Kings in Ancient Times

Ancient kings like Ravana, Hiranyakashipu and Kansa were very cruel kings, and they caused lot of harm to others. They even fought with the divine avatars like Rama, Narasimha and Krishna and finally attained salvation, since they were killed by the merciful god. Similar to them, before few centuries, some kings were very cruel, and […]

Maharaja Bijli Pasi

Maharaja Bijli Pasi was a king from the Pasi community, which is considered as a lower caste, in North India. He ruled the present day Lucknow, and it is believed, that he has constructed a few temples for Lord Shiva and Vishnu in Uttar Pradesh. Bijli Pasi was against caste discrimination, and he treated all […]

King Kushanaabha | Founder of City Mahodaya (Kannauj, UP)

Kushanaabha 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. Kushanaabha was the founder of the city Mahodaya which is located in the present day Uttar Pradesh. Kushanaabha married to a pious woman dancer, […]

Rana Jashraj | Veer Dada Jashraj

Rana Jashraj (12th century AD), also called as Veer Dada Jashraj, was worshiped as kuladeva by the people belonging to Lohana caste. Jashraj was considered as a tribal king who ruled over a small region in Punjab. Vasant Panchami is celebrated as martyr day in honour of Veer Dada Jashraj, and Jashraj is believed to […]

Rana Vachhraj

Rana Vachhraj (13th century AD) was a king of the present day Afghanistan. Rana ruled his kingdom in a well-versed manner, and treated his people in a kind manner. He is considered as an incarnation of Lord Shiva, and contains spiritual powers. Once Vachhraj was bitten by a dog, and due to that he has […]

Ancient Hindu Royal Servants

Ancient Hindu royal servants are the ministers, warriors, poets and the servants of the kings. Ancient Hindu kings were very much respected, and they were considered as a god among their people. Ministers would give proper suggestions to the kings, during their tough times, and also would pacify their mind by making them to worship […]

Ancient Hindu Princes

The details about Ancient Hindu Princes can be read in Puranas and in other holy texts. Most of the princes would have very good features, and worship their parents similar to the god and goddess, and give great respect to their region’s people. They will be having great bhakti on god, and worship the divine […]

Kambu Swayambhuva | Rishi & King of Cambodia

Kambu Swayambhuva was the king of Aryadesa, and he belonged to the Kambuja tribe. He is mentioned in Rig Veda, and was praised as a GEM among the rishis. Kambu Swayambhuva ruled his kingdom for several years, and at his old age, he crowned his son and made him as the king of Aryadesa, and […]

Mandhata | King Mandhatri

Mandhata was an Ikshvaku king and the son of Yuvanashva. He got married with Bindumati, daughter of Yadava king Shashabindu. And he had three sons, and he is well known for his charitable activities, and he had maintained strict law and order in his kingdom. He was mentioned in Rig Veda and Mahabharata. King Yuvanashva […]

Chudala | Tantric Yogini who helped her husband Sikhidhwaja attain Jeevan Mukti

Queen Chudala was lived in the Treta Yuga. She was considered as a beautiful, kind hearted and chaste woman. She was the wife of King Sikhidhwaja, who ruled the present day Maharashtra, and their Raja Guru was Rishi Vasishta. Similar to learned men, she learned the divine subjects and Vedas and considered as a worshipful […]