Ballal Sena

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Ballal Sen
বল্লাল সেন
Reign 1160 – 1179
Predecessor Vijay Sen
Successor Lakshman Sen
Spouse Ramadevi
Issue Lakshman Sen
House Sena
Father Vijay Sen

Ballal Sen (Bengali: বল্লাল সেন; reign: 1160–1179) was the second ruler of the Sen dynasty of Bengal.[1] He was the son and successor of Vijay Sen, the founder of Sena dynasty.

According to Sena epigraph, Ballal was an author. He wrote Danasagara in 1168. And in 1169, he started but did not finish writing Adbhutasagara.[1] In Adbhutasagara, it was mentioned that Ballal Sen conquered Mithila while Vijay Sen was still alive.[2] Besides he introduced the practice of Kulinism.[1]

See also[edit]

Preceded by
Vijay Sen
King of Sena Dynasty, Bengal
1160–1179
Succeeded by
Lakshman Sen

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Chitta Ranjan Misra, Vallalasena , Banglapedia: The National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh, Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, Dhaka, Retrieved: 2012-02-06
  2. ^ AM Chowdhury , Sena Dynasty, Banglapedia: The National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh, Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, Dhaka, Retrieved: 2012-02-06