Indian History

Pushyabhuti Dynasty

  • Prabhakara Vardhana was the first ruler of this dynasty.
  • He had two sons Rajya Vardhana and Harshavardhana.
  • The dynasty ruled sthanesvar in Haryana.
  • The first capital of Harsha was Thaneswar. Later Kannauj was the capital.
  • After the death of Prabhakara Vardhana Rajya Vardhana ascended the throne in 605 A.D.
  • Rajyavardhana was killed by Sasanka.
  • Rajyasri was the sister of Rajyavardhana.
  • Rajyasri was married to the Maukari king Gruhavarman(ruler of Kannauj).
  • Gruhavarman was killed by Sasanka, king of Gauda with the help of Devagupta, king of Malwa. Rajyasri was also imprisoned.
  • Rajyavardhana marched against Devagupta but he was died.
  • Harshavardhana was the most prominent ruler of this dynasty.
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