Narasimha III

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Narasimha III
Hoysala King
Reign c. 1263 – c. 1292 CE
Predecessor Vira Someshwara
Successor Veera Ballala III
Issue Veera Ballala III
Dynasty Hoysala
Hoysala Kings (1026–1343)
Nripa Kama II (1026–1047)
Hoysala Vinayaditya (1047–1098)
Ereyanga (1098–1102)
Veera Ballala I (1102–1108)
Vishnuvardhana (1108–1152)
Narasimha I (1152–1173)
Veera Ballala II (1173–1220)
Vira Narasimha II (1220–1235)
Vira Someshwara (1235–1263)
Narasimha III (1263–1292)
Veera Ballala III (1292–1343)
Harihara Raya
(Vijayanagara Empire)
(1342–1355)


Narasimha III (r.1263~1292) During his rule over the Hoysala Empire, internal feud between the king and his brother Ramanatha ruling from Kannanur came to the forefront. He also had to face invasions from the Seuna who attacked his regal capital Halebidu. However, Narasimha III was able to inflict defeat on these incursions and safeguard his kingdom. He was succeeded by his notable son Veera Ballala III.

Biography[edit]

Narasimha III ruled from 1263 to 1292.[1] During his rule over the Hoysala Empire, internal feud between the king and his brother Ramanatha ruling from Kannanur came to the forefront. He also had to face invasions from the Seuna who attacked his regal capital Halebidu. However, Narasimha III was able to inflict defeat on these incursions and safeguard his kingdom. He was succeeded by his notable son Veera Ballala III.

He worshiped Parshvanatha, the 23rd Jain tirthankara, and his spiritual adviser was Maghanandi Siddhanta (Digambara monk of Balatkara Gana).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sen 2013, pp. 58–60.
  2. ^ Sangave 1981, p. 45.

Sources[edit]

Preceded by
Vira Someshwara
Hoysala
1263–1292
Succeeded by
Veera Ballala III