Chronology of Kings of Indraprastha

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The kingdom of Indraprastha was ruled by Hindus for 124 generations for a period of 4,157 years, 9 months and 14 days between the event of Mahabharata and the beginning of the Mughal era in 1193 AD. Below is the list of Kings that ruled Indraprastha during this period.

This gives a dating for the end of the Mahabharata war as 2,964 BC.

Lineage of Kings of Indraprastha

30 generations of Raja Yudhisthir ruled Indraprastha for a total of 1770 years, 11 months and 10 days as follows:

King/QueenYearsMonthDays
1Raja Yudhisthir36825
2Raja Parikshit6000
3Raja Janmejay84723
5Dwateeyram8828
6Kshatramal811127
7Chitrarath75318
8Dushtashailya751024
9Raja Ugrasain78721
10Raja Shoorsain78721
11Bhuwanpati6955
12Ranjeet65104
13Shrakshak6474
14Sukhdev62024
15Narharidev51102
16Suchirath42112
17Shoorsain II58108
18Parvatsain55810
19Medhawi521010
20Soncheer50821
21Bheemdev47920
22Naraharidev451123
23Pooranmal4487
24Kardavi44108
25Alamamik50118
26Udaipal3890
27Duwanmal401026
28Damaat3200
29Bheempal5858
30Kshemak481121

Vishwa, the prime minister of Kshemak, killed Kshemak and took over the kingdom. Fourteen generations of Vishwa ruled for 500 years, 3 Month and 17 days as follows:

King/QueenYearsMonthDays
1Vishwa17329
2Purseni42821
3Veerseni52107
4Anangshayi47823
5Harijit35917
6Paramseni44223
7Sukhpatal30221
8Kadrut42924
9Sajj32214
10Amarchud27316
11Amipal221125
12Dashrath25412
13Veersaal31811
14Veersaalsen47014

Veersaalsen was killed by his prime minister Veermaha whose 16 generations ruled for 445 years, 5 months and 3 days as follows:

King/QueenYearsMonthDays
1Raja Veermaha35108
2Ajitsingh27719
3Sarvadatta28310
4Bhuwanpati15410
5Veersen21213
6Mahipal4087
7Shatrushaal2643
8Sanghraj17210
9Tejpal281110
10Manikchand37721
11Kamseni42510
12Shatrumardan81113
13Jeevanlok28917
14Harirao261029
15Veersen II35220
16Adityaketu231113

Raja Dandhar of Prayaag killed Adityaketu of Magadh. 9 generations of Dhandhar ruled Indraprastha for 374 years, 11 month and 26 days as follows:

King/QueenYearsMonthDays
1Raja Dhandhar231113
2Maharshi41229
3Sanrachhi501019
4Mahayudha3038
5Durnath28525
6Jeevanraj4525
7Rudrasen47428
8Aarilak52108
9Rajpal3600

Rajpal was killed by Samant Mahanpal who ruled for 14 years. Later Mahanpal was killed by Vikramaditya of Ujjain (called Avantika). Vikrmaditya ruled for 93 years. He was later killed by Samudrapal yogi of Paithan. 16 generations of Samudrapal ruled for 372 years, 4 months and 27 days as follows:

King/QueenYearsMonthDays
1Samudrapal54220
2Chandrapal3654
3Sahaypal11411
4Devpal27128
5Narsighpal18020
6Sampal27117
7Raghupal22325
8Govindpal27117
9Amratpal361013
10Balipal12527
11Mahipal1384
12Haripal1484
13Seespal (also mentioned as Bhimpal in some literature)111013
14Madanpal171019
15Karmpal1622
16Vikrampal241113

Raja Vikrampal attacked Malukhchand Bohra in the west. Vikrampal was killed by Malukhchand Bohra (from west) in the war. 16 generations of Malukhchand ruled for 191 years, 1 month and 16 days as follows:

King/QueenYearsMonthDays
1Malukhchand54210
2Vikramchand12712
3Manakchand1005
4Ramchand13118
5Harichand14924
6Kalyanchand1054
7Bhimchand1629
8Lovchand26322
9Govindchand31712
10Rani Padmavati100

Rani Padmavati was the wife of Govindchand. She had no child. So her advisors appointed Hariprem Vairagi for the throne. 4 generations of Harimprem ruled for 50 years, 0 month and 12 days as follows:

King/QueenYearsMonthDays
1Hariprem7516
2Govindprem2028
3Gopalprem15728
4Mahabahu6829

Mahabahu took sanyas. Hearing the news of his sanyas, Adhisen of Bengal attacked and took over the kingdom of Indraprastha. His lineage ruled for 151 years, 11 months, 2 days.

King/QueenYearsMonthDays
1Raja Adhisen18521
2Vilavalsen1242
3Keshavsen15712
4Madhavsen1242
5Mayursen201127
6Bhimsen5109
7Kalyansen4821
8Harisen12025
9Kshemsen81115
10Narayansen2229
11Lakshmisen26100
12Damodarsen11519

Damodarsen mistreated his umrao Deepsingh who with the help of army revolted and killed Damodarsen. 6 generations of Deepsingh ruled for 107 years, 6 months and 22 days as follows:

King/QueenYearsMonthDays
1Deepsingh17126
2Rajsingh1450
3Ransingh9811
4Narsingh45015
5Harisingh13229
6Jeevansingh801

Jeevansingh sent his army to the north for some reason. Hearing this news, Prithviraj Chauhan of Vairat attacked Indraprash and killed Jeevansingh. 5 generations of Prathviraj ruled for 86 years, 0 month and 20 days as follows:

King/QueenYearsMonthDays
1Prathviraj12219
2Abhayapal14517
3Durjanpal11414
4Udayapal1173
5Yashpal36427

Sultan Shahbuddin Gauri from Garh Gazni attacked raja Yashpal and imprisoned him in the fort of Prayaag in Vikram Sanvat 1249 (1193 AD). 53 Gauri generations ruled for 745 years, 1 Month and 17 days.

References

  • Satyartha Prakash by Swami Dayananda Saraswati
  • Source of Satyartha Prakash : A fortnightly magazine Harishchandrika and Mohanchandrika published from Srinathdware in Udaipur-Chittoregarh in Rajasthan in Vikram Sanvat 1939. The editor of this magazine translated this information from another Sanskrit book published in Vikram Sanvat 1782 (1726 AD).
  • Conversion from Vikram Samvat to A.D. by Virendra Verma