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Kamboj History

Kamboj History

This section provides information about the Kamboj or Kamboh community and people, who are the modern representatives of ancient Kambojas, a well known Kshatriya tribe of Indo-Aryans, stated to have had both Indian as well as Iranian affinities and mentioned in ancient Sanskrit texts and epigraphy. The Kambojas were an Indo-European Kshatriya tribe of Iron Age India, frequently mentioned in (post-Vedic) Sanskrit and Pali literature, making their first appearance in the Mahabharata and contemporary Vedanga literature (roughly from the 5th century BCE). Their Kamboja Kingdoms were likely located in regions on both sides of the Hindukush.

Connection between Kambojas King Sudakshina and Cyrus the Great

The Great War of Mahabharat between the Pandavas and the Kauravas happened in 3139 BC and Kamboja King Sudakshina was one among the generals...

King Srindra Varmana Kamboja

King Srindra Varmana Kamboja (काम्बोज महाराजा सरिन्द्र वरमन ) according to the Skanda Purana (स्कंध पुराण ) was a king of the Kamboja Kingdom. Srindra Varmana is...

Parama Kamboja Kingdom

Parama Kamboja Kingdom (परम काम्बोज राज्य) was mentioned in the epic Mahabharata (महाभारत ) to be on the far north west along with the Bahlika, Uttara Madra...

Kamboja–Dvaravati Ancient Land Trade Route

The Kamboja–Dvaravati Route is the name given in old Jataka literature to an ancient land trade route that was an important branch of the...

The Kamboja Kingdom – Sixteen Mahajanapadas

Today we present the last of solasa (sixteen) mahajanapadas -- the great states of ancient India. The Kamboja Kingdom has been mentioned in association with the Gandhara Kingdom,...

Kamboja Asvaka Ksatriya (Indo-Iranian Light Cavalry)

Kamboja Asvaka Ksatriya are excellent Indo-Iranian light cavalry, who while heavily influenced by the Baktrians, retain their traditions of trade and horsemanship.WeaponsDefenceMentalPrimary SecondaryArmour: 6Morale: 13Type: spear swordShield: 3Discipline: normalAttack: 4 9Skill: 11Training: trainedCharge: 32 15RecruitmentOtherLethality: 0.38 0.11Soldiers: 25Hit Points: 1Range: 0 0Cost: 2923Mass: 1Ammo: 0 0Upkeep: 731Turns: 1Primary Weapon...

Dharmapala Kamboja – Last Ruler of Kamboja Pala Dynasty

Dharmapala Kamboja was probably the last ruler of . He ruled Dandabhukti-mandala in Vardhamana-bhukti in the first quarter of eleventh century and was contemporary...

Kamboja Colonists of Sri Lanka

'Lanka' in Sanskrit means 'island.' Many ancient Indian Sanskrit and Pali texts refer to this island as Sinhala or Simhaladvipa. The Arab and the...

Kamboja Kings of Bengal

A third branch of these Central Asian Kambojas seems to have migrated eastwards along the Himalayan foothills, hence their notice in the chronicles of...

Cyrus the Great Day  – October 29 (7th of Aban) 

Cyrus the Great Day or Cyrus Day, October 29 (7th of Aban) is the day that some Iranians believe it is the anniversary of...
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