CHOLA The Pandyan Dynasty Kudanad Muchiri CHERA Madurai PANDYA AY The Pandyan dynasty was an ancient Tamil dynasty, one of the three Tamil dynasties the other two being the Chola and the Chera. Kuttan Ven
Historians have used several sources to identify the origins of the early Pandyan dynasty with the pre- Christian Era and also to piece together the names of the Pandyan kings
The Early Pandyas ruled parts of Southern India from at least 4th century BCE. Pandyan rule ended in the first half of the 16th century CE
The Pandya kings were called either Jatavarman or Maravarman.
Rock cut and structural temples are significant part of pandyan architecture. The Vimana and mantapa are some of the features of the early Pandyan temples
Coins of Pandyas bear the legend of different Pandya ruler in different times. The Pandyas had issued silver punch-marked and die struck copper coins in the early period
The Pandyas excelled in both trade and literature.
CHOL During their history, the Pandyas were repeatedly in conflict with the Pallavad, Cholas, Hoysalas, and finally the Muslim invaders from the Delhi Sultanate. Kudanad Muchiri CHERA Madurai PANDYA Kuttan Ven ina