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Destruction and Injustice

The  Tribulations   Of   Kashmiri   Pandits


Chronology In Ancient Kashmiri History

Sources

1. Nilmatpurana  Written in 6th – 8th Cent.(Oldest extant text)
2. Kalhana’s Rajatarangani Written in 1149 – 50 (earliest times – 12thCent.)
3. Jonaraja’s Rajtarangani Covers 1150 – 1459
4. Jaina’s Rajatarangani Covers 1459 – 1486
5. Raja Pataka Covers 1486 – 1512

Chronology

~ 3677 - 628 B.C.  Gonandiya Dynasty (68 Kings)Dates of this era are highly unreliable
273 – 232 B.C. King Ashoka develops the new city of Srinagri (see the expanded history below)
~ 1 – 2 Cent. A.D.  4th Buddhist Council in Kundalvan, Kashmir
625 - 855 A.D. Karkota Dynasty
699 - 736 A.D. King Lalitaditya
7 Cent.  Hiuan Tsiang visits Kashmir
855 - 1003 A.D.   Utpalla Dynasty
855 - 883 King Avantivarman (Suyya, the great engineer, lived in this time. Syyapore, new Sopore, named after him)
950 – 958  King Kshemagupta
981 - 1003  Queen Dida’s reign
1003 - 1089 1st Lohar Dynasty
1089 – 1101  King Harsha
1101 – 1128  2nd Lohara Dynasty
1320 - 1323  King Rainchan
1339 Kota Rani dies
1339  Sultan Shams’d Din (Shah  Mir)- Start of Muslim Era
1753 – 1819 Pathan Era
1819 – 1846 Sikh Era
1846 – 1947 Dogra Era

History Of Srinagar
The city of Srinagri was founded by King Ashoka (273 – 232 B.C.) at the present-day village of Pandrethan, about 3 miles of the present-day Srinagar. (Panderthan was called Purnadisthan until 14th cent.). Present-day Srinagar was founded by King Pravarsena The Second (Gonandiya Dynasty) and used to be called Pravarpura. When the name Srinagri changed to Srinagar and replaced Pravarpura is not known.

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