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Kasi Kingdom

Kasi (Kashi) was a ancient kingdom during the times of both Ramayana and Mahabharata. The capital of Kasi was Kasipura (Varanasi). Sumitra, the mother of Lakshmana and Shatrugna was from this kingdom. During Mahabharata this kingdom was part of Southern Central Kosala kingdom. Kasi was a really holy place where worship of Shiva was prominent. …

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Lauhitya Kingdom

Lauhitya was a kingdom in ancient India during Mahabharata times. It was on the banks of Lauhitya river. Its capital is Lauhiti. Geography Lauhitya was the most eastern kingdom in Mahabharta times. It was located on the banks of the Lauhitya (Brahmaputra) river. To the north of Lauhitya was Aruna Parvata. To the west was …

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Suparsava Kingdom

Suparsava (Suparsa) kingdom was a kingdom in ancient India. Many years ago the Vidarbha royal line had split and the junior branch was called Kratha. The king of Suparsava kingdom was Kratha, who was brother line to Vidarbha royals. Geography The Suparsava kingdom was located on the banks of Hiranyavaha river. To the east of …

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Pragjyotisha Kingdom

Pragjyotisha kingdom was a kingdom in ancient eastern India. During Mahabharata, its king was Bhagadatta. Pragjyotisha was founded by Mahiranga, a Danava. The tribes of Pragjyotisha were skilled in elephant combat. Their elephants were trained to fight an offensive and defensive war. Pragjyotishas were the best at elephant fighting during the Mahabharata times. Geography Pragjyotisha …

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Pancha Nada Kingdom

Pancha Nada was a kingdom in ancient India. The Pancha Nada kingdom was located in Northwestern India. It was home to the Mahabharata tribe Panchanadas. Nakula conquered this kingdom on his military campaign for Yudhistira’s Rajasuya yagna. Geography Pancha Nada kingdom was located on the banks of the Sindhu river. To the north of Pancha …

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Kichaka Kingdom

Kichaka kingdom was a kingdom in ancient India. It was subordinate to Matsya Kingdom. It was ruled by Kichaka, the brother of queen Sudeshna of king Virata and commander-in-chief of king Virata. Kichaka was killed by Bhima when the Pandavas were in hiding in Matsya kingdom. The capital of this kingdom was Vetrakiya, a city …

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