Indian History

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Hindu Shahi Dynasty

Hindu Shahi dynasty ruled over Kabul and Gandhara from the decline of the Kushan empire, in the 3rd to 9th century.

This kingdom was also known as the Kabul Shahi(Shahiya) dynasty when they ruled over Kabul.

They moved their capital from Kapisa to Kabul in about 794 AD.

When they moved their capital to the Hund(Waihind)(870-1010 AD), they were called Hindu Shahi dynasty.

They were divided into two eras the buddist- Shahi and the Hindu Shahi in 870 AD.

Jayapala. Shahi ruler, ruled from 964 to 1001 AD.

His kingdom stretched from Laghman to Kashmir and Sirhind to Multan.

His full title was "Parama Bhattaraka Maharajadhiraja Sri Jayapaladeva".

In the First Battle of Waihind 1001-1002 AD, Muhammad Ghazni defeated Jayapala.

Jayapala was succeeded by his son Anandapala.

In the Second Battle of Waihind, 1008 AD, Muhammad Ghazni defeated the Hindu Confederacy under Anandapala.

The Hindu rulers eventually exiled themselves to the Kashmir Siwalik Hills.