On the Chalukyas of the Vengi kingdom of the 7th to 10th cent. Social and cultural life of the eastern Chalukyas of Vengi. Front Cover. Ramamurty. [A.P.] Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Oriental Research Institute – History – The Eastern Chalukyas of Vengi. Front Cover. N. Ramesan. Andhra Pradesh Sahithya Akademi, – Andhra Pradesh (India) – 63 pages.

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The weak rulers of Vengi had to meet the challenge of the Rashtrakutas, who overran their kingdom more than once. Upper Gangetic Plain Kuru – Panchala. The Chalukyas of Vengi oof off from the Chalukyas of Badami. He appointed his brother Kubja Vishnuvardhana as the governor of the new territory in CE. Eastern Chalukyan rule of Vengi saw the growth of Telugu culture, literature, poetry and art throughout the region.

Social and cultural life of the eastern Chalukyas of Vengi – Ramamurty – Google Books

Vijayaditya II is credited with the construction of temples. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Interestingly, Mallanna was a Saivite and Mahaviracharyulu was as a Jaina.

Pulakesin II, the renowned ruler of Chalukyas conquered Vengi at a battle near Eluru in from Vishnukundinas and installed his brother Kubja Vishnuvardhana as its ruler. Though incomplete, his work is acclaimed as a masterpiece of Telugu literature. Further, there is also a view that the homeland of the Chalukyas, Chalukyavishaya consists of the northern parts of Rayalaseema and the south-western portion of Telangana.

Most of the Eastern Chalukyan rulers were Saivities calling themselves Paramamahehsvaras. The Eastern Chalukyas were first chslukyas by the Cholas under Raja Raja Chola I — and subsequently became very closely aligned to the Chola empire through marital alliance between the Cholas and the Eastern Chalukyas.


Eastern Chalukyas

This page was last edited on 5 Decemberat January Learn how and when to remove this template message. Before his death in AD he lost his throne and regained it by fighting with the Chalukyas of Kalyani and ultimately he bengi an ally of the Chalukyas of Kalyani. All the temples were dedicated to Siva. We also notice the practice of people taking to new professions leaving aside the assigned professions by dharmasastric tradition. Political fortunes shifted from time to time and Rajaraja Narendra died in AD chalukjas The first known ruler of this dynasty was Indravarma 6th century AD.

This mathematical work of Mahaviracharyulu contains a chapter on mensuration, measurement of shadows, proper and mixed fractions and the theory of numbers. According to this legend, the dynasty descended from the Moonvia BudhaPururavathe PandavasSatanika and Udayana.

Role of Chalukyas of Vengi and its Polity During Post-Gupta Period

Jatachoda Bhima of Pedakallu defeated and killed Danarnava. During this period the Buddha was worshipped as Vishnu and as such Buddhism lost its separate identity. The king was not an absolute autocrat and was assisted by a council of ministers in the business of general administration.

Ramesanpp. E conquered the Vengi region in eastern Deccanafter defeating the remnants of the Vishnukundina dynasty. The Eastern Chalukyas of the 7th and 8th century, were a branch of the Chalukyas of Badami.

Chalukya Bhima had two sons Danarnava and Ammaraja through different wives. He won victories over Fhalukyas Kotams with the help of his Brahmin general Panduranga. At the time of Chalukya conquest three religions, Buddhism, Jainism and Hinduism, were prevalent.


Saktivarman finally got his throne back in and consented to recognise the Rajaraja overlordship.

Temples were built which played an important role in the religious life of the people and the temples of Siva at Chalukya Bhimavaram and Draksharama are among them. The weak rulers of Vengi had to face the Rashtrakutas. Vijayaditya II is said to have constructed temples.

Vimaladitya even became a declared follower of the doctrine of Mahavira. After him the Chalukyan power began to decline due to wars of succession among the brothers and their children. To counter the interference of the Western Chalukyas, Rajaraja supported Saktivarman I, an Eastern Chalukya prince who was in exile in the Chola country.

Throughout their history the Eastern Chalukyas were the cause of many wars between the more powerful Cholas and Western Chalukyas over the control of the strategic Vengi country.

Jayasimha II ruled from AD to after which started the internecine war between cousins for the throne. The Vengi territory was part of Ashoka ‘s empire and Satavahanas were the Mauryan feudatories administering the area.

Retrieved from ” https: Eastern Chalukyasalso known as the Chalukyas of Vengiwere a dynasty that ruled parts of South India between the 7th and 12th centuries.