Posts in Kamboj History Category

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  • Gandhara Kamboja Dynasty
  • Gandhara Kamboja Dynasty


    Gandhara means ‘perfumed’ in Sanskrit and ‘waihind’ in Persian was one of the most famous ancient Indian Kingdoms. The extremities of Gandhara varied from time to time and extended from northern Pakistan to east of Afghanistan. The kingdom was settled in the valley of Peshawar, plateau of Potohar...



  • Who are these Kamboj people?
  • Who are these Kamboj people?


    Kamboj people are an ethnic community of the Punjab region of India and Pakistan. The Kamboj people are a traditionally agricultural community in Northern India and Pakistan. Primarily of Hindu, Muslim and Sikh faiths, they now live mostly in the Indian States of Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand and Uttar...


  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee's Speech on Kamboj
  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee's Speech on Kamboj


    I was in Cambodia just recently. It is the Kamboj state of the past, where magnificent temples that kissed the sky were built in the 10th and the 11th centuries. It had Hindu states ruled by Hindu kings. There were others too among the citizens, but there was justice towards all. Sometimes the kings also used to fight...


  • Kamboj and Hinduism
  • Kamboj and Hinduism


    Hinduism commands the adherence of approximately 850 million people in the world. Thus every 7th human being is a Hindu. This makes Hinduism the third largest religion in the world, after Christianity (approx. 2 billion) and Islam (1.3 billion). These figures certainly give the impression that Hinduism is a world religion...


  • Kambojas in Muslim and British Era
  • Kambojas in Muslim and British Era


    Kambohs are said to be the modern representatives of ancient Kambojas. They are found as Hindus, Sikhs, Muslims, Persians, Jaina and Buddhists and are mostly confined to northern parts of India, Pakistan and eastern Afghanistan. The original home of the Kambojas was Pamir, Badakshan and northern parts of Tajikstan as far...


  • Kamboja Kingdom
  • Kamboja Kingdom


    Kamboja or Kamvoja is a kingdom grouped among the western kingdoms in the epic Mahabharata. Western kingdoms were cold countries and people used blankets. They also reared sheep and drank sheep milk. Kamboja Horses were of excellent quality. Their horses and even horsemen were used in the wars between kings of Aryavarta...


  • Kamboja  - An Ancient Country of India
  • Kamboja - An Ancient Country of India


    Kamboja (Sanskrit: कम्बोज और काम्बोज ) was the ancient name of a country, and the Indo-Iranian (भारत-आर्यों) Kshatriya tribe (क्षत्रिय जनजाति), the Kambojas, settled therein. The country is listed as one of the sixteen Mahajanapadas or...


  • 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...