HISTORY OF RAJPUTS RAJPUT DYNASTIES OF INDIA
History of Rajputs A Rajput (from Sanskrit raja-putra, "son of a king") is a member of one of the patrilineal clans of western, central northern India and some parts of Pakistan. Rajputs rose to prominence during the 6th to 12th centuries.
History of Rajputs The first major Rajput kingdom was the Sisodia-ruled kingdom of Mewar. The principal Rajput states of Mewar, Marwar and Amber were alienated from the Mughal Empire due to the religious and administrative policies of Aurangzeb. The rulers of Jodhpur and Jaipur were made the Mughal governors of Gujarat and Malwa.
History of Rajputs It appeared for some time that the Rajputs were regaining their position and intluence in the empire and emerging as its major support against the Jats and the Marathas. The Maharajas of Jodhpur and Jaipur added to their possessions a large portion of the Empire during the regimes of the later Mughals. 49929 However, after the death of Aurangzeb, Jodhpur and Jaipur came to plays an important role in the politics of Delhi.
History of Rajputs The two great Indian epics, the "Mahabharata" and the "Ramayana", are classified into three basic lineages. Suryavanshi: or Raghuvanshies (the clans of the Solar dynasty), descended through Manu, lkshvaku,Harischandra, Raghu, Dasaratha and Rama 4999
History of Rajputs Chandravansh: or Somavanshies (the clans of the lunar dynasty), descended through Yayati, Deva Nausha, Puru, Yadu, Kuru, Pandu, Yudhisthira and Krishna. The Yaduvanshi lineage are a major sub-anch of the Chandravanshi lineage. Lord Krishna was born a Yaduvanshi.
History of Rajputs The Puruvanshi lineage are a major sub-branch of the Chandravanshi Rajputs. The Kauravs and Pandavs of the epic Mahabharata were Puruvanshis. Agnivanshi: The Agniculas (the clans of the fire dynast descended from Agnipala, Swatcha, Mallan, Gulunsur, Ajpala and Dola Rai
RAJPUT DYNASTIES OF INDIA Chauhan dynasty of Ajmer & Delhi: This Rajput dynasty was founded by Simharaj, who is famously known as the founder of the city of Ajmer. Prithviraj Chauhan was considered greatest of all Chauhan rulers. 4999 During his reign, the kingdom extended over Delhi, Ajmer, modern-day Rohilkhand, Kalinjar, Hansi, Kalpi, Mahoba etc.
RAJPUT DYNASTIES OF INDIA He conquered Bhatinda (in Punjab) from Ghaznavide ruler of Punjab and defeated Muhammad of Ghor in the first battle of Tarain However, he was defeated in the second battle of Tarain, 1192. 4999
RAJPUT DYNASTIES OF INDIA Solanki dynasty The Solankis established their rule over present day's Indian state of Gujarat between 945 and 1297 AD Their kingdom came into prominence dun ng the reign of Mulraj. 4999 They ruled with their capital situated at Anhilwara.
RAJPUT DYNASTIES OF INDIA Chand dynasty of Kumaon: Ruled much of Uttarakhand. Bundelas of Bundelkhand: Ruled Bundelkhand fro 16th century onwards. Tomaras of Delhi & Gwalior. 4999
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