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Pulakeshin, aka: Pulakeśin; 1 Definition(s)


Pulakeshin means something in the history of ancient India. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Pulakeśin can be transliterated into English as Pulakesin or Pulakeshin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

India history and geogprahy

King Pulakeśin II (610–642 CE) of the Chalukya conquered Vengi from the Vishnukundinas in the early 7th century and installed his brother Kubja Vishnuvardhana as the viceroy. He eventually established the Eastern Chalukya dynasty.

Source: Wikipedia: India History
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The history and geography of India includes names of areas, cities, countries and other regions of India, as well as historical dynasties, rulers, tribes and various local traditions, languages and festivals. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom but primarely encourages the path of Dhamra, incorporated into religions such as Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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