Posts in Kamboj History Category





  • Kamboja–Dvaravati Ancient Land Trade Route
  • Kamboja–Dvaravati Ancient Land Trade Route

    The Kamboja–Dvaravati trade route began at the seaport of Dvaravati. It passed through the Anarta region to Madhyamika, a city near Chittor. South of Aravalli, the road reached the Indus River, where it turned north. At Roruka (modern Rodi), the route split in two: one road turned east and followed the river Sarasvati...


  • The Kamboja Kingdom - Sixteen Mahajanapadas
  • 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, the two being located in close proximity to one another in northwest India. Kamboja is also listed along with Darada and the Bahlika (Bactria...


  • Kamboja Asvaka Ksatriya (Indo-Iranian Light Cavalry)
  • Kamboja Asvaka Ksatriya (Indo-Iranian Light Cavalry)

    Master horsemen and horse traders, Kambojas never leave an opportunity to plunder using their light horse troops. Living on both sides of the Khyber Pass, they were a part of the "Arya" races which stormed and conquered India, some 1500 years before. Their own name was a mistaken identity by the Helllenes of Alexandros...


  • Kamboja Kings of Bengal
  • 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 Tibet (Kam-po-ji/Kam-po-ce) and Nepal (Kambojadesa). Fifth century CE [[Brahma Purana]] (53/16) mentions Kambojas with Pragjyotisas and Tamraliptikas. Sasanavamsa (P.T.S...




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