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Maukhari Empire

CE 550s–CE 700s
Capital Kannauj
Languages Sanskrit
Religion Hinduism
Government Monarchy
Maharajadhirajas Yagna Varman
Isana Varman
Historical era Classical India
 -  Established CE 550s
 -  Disestablished CE 700s

The Maukhari Dynasty, classically called the Megar Dynasty, was a royal Indian dynasty that controlled vast areas of Northern India for over six generations. They earlier served as vassals of the Guptas as well as related to Harsha and his short-lived Vardhan dynasty. The Maukhari's established their independence at Kannauj, during the sixth century. The dynasty ruled over much of Uttar Pradesh and Magadha, however, around 606 A.D. large areas of their empire was reconquered by the later Guptas.[1]

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Further reading[edit]

  • Thakur Deshraj: Jat Itihas (Hindi), Maharaja Suraj Mal Smarak Shiksha Sansthan, Delhi, 1934, 2nd edition 1992.

External links[edit]

Joseph Schwartzberg. The Historical Atlas of South Asia. Map of the “Age of Pusyabhutis & Calukyans, c. A.D. 550-700”. (Pg 26).