South India — Shatavahanas, Kadambas & Gangas 8th Notes KSEEB Social Science
→ The area between the Vindhya Mountains and Kanya kumara in the south is called south India.
→ The Shatavahanas, Kadambas, Gangas, Chanukyas Rastrakutas and Pallavas have been the important dynasties of south India.
→ The Shatavahanas were the first to have established a dynasty in the Deccan.
→ Gautami Puthra Shatakami was a prominent king of Shatavahan dynasty.
→ Yajnashri Shatakami was the last king of Shatavahan dynasty
→ The Shatavahanas who followed the Vedic tradition encouraged other religions like
→ Buddhism and Jainism.
→ ‘Gathasaptashati’ was written by Hala.
→ The Ajanta and the Amravati painting were created during the period of the Shatavahanas.
→ Bhootapala built a Chaityagraha at Karle.
→ The Kadamaba dynasty is the first dynasty to be established in Karnataka.
→ Banavasi was the capital city of Kadambas.
→ Mayurasharma was the founder and a great king of Kadamaba dynasty.
→ Mayurasharma adopted the Kshatriya way of write and become Mayura Varma.
→ Land revenue was the main source of income for Kadamaba rules.
→ Halmidi inscription is in kannada languages which were in use in 15th century.
→ Agraharas, Brahmapuries and Ghatikas were the educational centers of kadamamba rulers.
→ The founders of the Ganga dynasty chianed their descant from the Ikshvaku dynasty.
→ Kuvalala, Talakadu and Vlanyapura were the important capital cites of Gangas.
→ Dadiga is also as Kongunivarma started his ruling from Gangawadi kingdom.
→ Durvinita was a famous king of Ganga dynasty.
→ Durvinita translated ‘Vaddakatha’ofGunadya, a prakrit language into Sanskrit.
→ Chaityalayas, temples, mathas and agraharas were the centers of education.
→ Poojapada, Vajranandi, Ajitsena and others who were in the court of Ganga’s and encouraged Jainism.
→ They installed a 58 feet monolithic idol of Gommateshwara at Shravanabeiagola.
→ Maha Mastakabisheka of Gommateshwara which took place once in every 12 years even to this day.
→ The Gangas were lovers of literature and gave encouragement to Sanskrit Prakrit And Kannada.
→ Madhava 2nd wrote commentary on Dattakasutra.