Pallavas (AD 600-757)


Founder-Simhavishnu; capital-Kanchi; greatest king Narsimhavarman who founded the town of Mamallapuram (Mahabalipuram) and built rock-cut raths or even pagodas.

Palas dynasty was founded by Gopala I, who was elected as king of people.

Palas with capital at Monghyr is known for Dharmapala, their second king, who founded Vikramashila University and revivedNalanda University.

The greatest ruler of Pratiharaswas Bhoja (also known as Mihir,Adivraha).

Khajuraho temples were built during the reign of Chandellas of Bundelkhand.

Rajputs divided into four clans:- Pratiharas (S Rajasthan), Chauhans (E Rajasthan), Chalukyas/Solankis (Kathiawar), Parmaras (Malwa).