Posts by Deepak Kamboj

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  • Ashvakas
  • Ashvakas


    Sanskrit term ashva , Iranian languages|Iranian aspa and Prakrit assa means horse. The name Ashvaka or Assaka is said to be derived from Sanskrit Ashva or Prakrit Assa and it litterally denotes someone connected with the horses---hence: a horseman, or a cavalry|cavalryman. The Ashvakas were especially engaged in the occupation...


  • Kamboja Colonists of Sri Lanka
  • Kamboja Colonists of Sri Lanka


    The earliest colonists of Sri Lanka migrated from northern India but controversy exists as to the provenance of these early colonists; the traditions contain evidence for both the northwestern and the northeastern parts of the Indo-Gangetic plain. The first colonists probably hailed from the Saurashtra in Gujarat. Their...


  • Kamboja Pala Dynasty of Bengal
  • Kamboja Pala Dynasty of Bengal


    During the last centuries BCE, many clans of the Kambojas entered India in alliance the with Sakas, Pahlavas, Yavanas and spread into Sindhu, Saurashtra, Malwa, Rajasthan, Punjab and Surasena.[1][2] An offshoot of the Meerut Kambojas moved eastwards and entered the Pala domains and in the 10th century, conquering north...


  • Kambojas and Manusmriti
  • Kambojas and Manusmriti


    The Manusmriti translated "Laws of Manu" is a foundational work of Hindu law and ancient Indian society, written c.200 in India. It is one of the eighteen Smritis of the Dharma Sastra (or "laws of righteous conduct"). Unlike the Vedas which are considered of divine origin, the Smritis are considered to be of human origin...


  • Kambojas of Panini
  • Kambojas of Panini


    Panini was an ancient Sanskrit grammarian born in Shalatura, modern Lahur of North-West Frontier province of Pakistan. The place is situated at a distance of four miles from Ohind near Attock on the right bank of Indus River in the ancient Kamboja|Kambojan/Gandhara|Gandharan territory. Panini is believed to have flourished...


  • Ancient Kamboj Rashtra - 1
  • Ancient Kamboj Rashtra - 1


    texts refer to the countries of northg-west of India.काम्बोजाः पह्लवाश्चैव तथैव वहवामुखाः ।तथा च सिन्दुसौवीराः सानर्ता वनितामुखाः॥५८.३०॥द्रावणाः मार्गिकाः शूद्रा कर्णप्राधेयवर्वराः ।किराताः पारदाः पाण्ड्यास्तथा पारशवाः कलाः॥५८.३१॥धूर्तका हैमगिरिकाः सिन्धुकालकवैरताः ।सौराष्ट्रा दरदाश्चैव द्राविडाश्च महार्णवाः॥५८.३२॥...


  • Ancient Kamboja Kings
  • Ancient Kamboja Kings


    A third branch of these Central Asian Kambojas seems to have migrated eastwards along the Himalayan foothills, hence their notice in the chronicles of Tibet (Kam-po-ji/Kam-po-ce) and Nepal (Kambojadesa). Fifth century CE [[Brahma Purana]] (53/16) mentions Kambojas with Pragjyotisas and Tamraliptikas. Sasanavamsa...


  • Kambhoji Raga
  • Kambhoji Raga


    Kambhoji or Kamboji or Kambodhi is a sublime classical raga or musical mode (anciently known as Kambhoja or Kamboja), which is very popular in Indian musical landscape It is known as Thakkesi pann in ancient Tamil music(3BCE) which is the oldest reference to this musical mode. Evidence exists that the ancient Kambojas...