Indian History

Yadavas

  • Yadavas were originally feudatories of Kalyani chalukyas.
  • Dridhaprahara was the first known member of Yadava dynasty.
  • Bhillama V defeated chalukya someswara IV and established independent kingdom in 1187.
  • The yadava ruler Jaitugi defeated and killed the Kakatiya ruler Rudradeva.
  • Singhana was the most powerful ruler of the Yadava dynasty.
  • The Yadava king Singhana defeated and killed paramara king Arjunavarman.
  • The glory of yadava kingdom reached its zenith during the period of Singhana.
  • Sarangadeva was the author of Sangitaratnakara.
  • The famous astronomers Anantadeva and changadeva were in the court of Singhana.
  • The yadava ruler Mahhadeva fought with kakatiya Rudramadevi.
  • The period of rule of singhana was 1210-1247 A.D.
  • The yadava ruler Krishna was defeated in the hands of kakatiya ruler Ganapatideva.
  • Yadavas ruled Nasik, Ahmadnagar, Khandesh.
  • The period of rule of Ramachandradeva was 1270-1309 A.D.
  • The downfall of yadava dynasty started with Ramachandradeva.
  • The symbol of yadava kingdom was Garuda.
  • The first invasion against yadava kingdom by the Alauddin khalji took place in 1296.
  • The second invasion aganist yadava kingdom took place in 1309.
  • The yadava ruler Ramachandradeva was defeated by Malikaffur, the commander of Alauddin khilji.
  • Sankaradeva was the last ruler of yadava dynasty.
  • The last invasion against yadava kingdom took place in 1318.
  • Malik kaffur defeated and killed sankaradeva and annexed yadava kingdom to Delhi Sultanate.