Indian History

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Harshavardhana

Harshavardhana belonged to Pushyabhuti Dynasty.

He was the son of Prabakaravardhana.

Harshavardhana was the last hindu king of North India.

He ruled from 606 to 647 A D.

Rajyavardhana was the brother of Harshavardhana.

Rajyasri was the sister of Harshavardhana.

Harshavardhana ascended the throne in 606 A.D after the death of his brother and ruled upto 647 A.D

He rescued Rajyasri who was going to burn herself.

Deva Gupta, king of Malwa was defeated and killed by Harshavardhana.

Harshavardhana was defeated in the hands of Pulakesin II.

The Chinese pilgrim Hieun Tsang visited Harsha empire in 636 A.D

The China emperor Dichung sent an ambassador to the court of Harsha.

The plays Ratnavali, Naganandam and Priyadarshika were written by Harsha in Sanskrit.

Banadatta was the court poet of Harsha.

Harsha Charita, Parvati parinayam were written by Banadatta.