Chola Satyavrata Conquered Kasiraja Varanasi

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The information we get from Purans and Ancient Tamil Sangam Literature and Copperplates evidence reaffirm the close proximity,nay the total identification of ancient Tamil Kings and Genealogy as listed out in Purans. References in Ramayana and Mahabharata also reaffirm.

One finds

  • Uparichara vasu was a king of the Puru lineage and his grandson was Veda Vyasa.
  • Pallavas From Turvasu Dushyant Puru Dynasty, Cholas Cousins
  • Muchukunda Chozha Ruled From North Western India with Mandhata
  • Sixteen Emperors of India Mahabharata List Chola Among Them
  • Chozhas Were In North , permanently Settled in South In Dwapara Yug?

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According to the Genealogy by Purans and by Thiruvalankadu Copperplates,Satyavrat conquered the King of Varanasi and was also called Rudrjit.’in his family was born Satyavrata who conquered Kasiraja, the king of Varanasi (i.e., Benares) (v. 25)

Satyavrat came from the Chola lineage, one of his ancestors being Muchukunda Chola. In the same lineage was born Chola Emperor Sibi.

The prasasti of the Chola family conveyed by the Sanskrit portion of the grant (vv. 1 to 137) consists of 271 lines and is mostly Puranic.  In verse 4 are introduced the sun and Manu, the latter of whom was produced from the Sun by concentration of mind.  His son was Ikshvaku (v. 5) ; his son Vikukshi (v. 6) ; his son Puranjaya (v. 7) surnamed Kakutstha (v. 8) ; his son Kakshivat (v. 9) and his son Aryaman (v. 10).  In this family was born Analapratapa (v. 11); in his family was born Vena; and his son born from the right arm was Prithu (vv. 12 and 13).  In his familywas born Dhundhumara, so called on account of his having killed the demon Dhundhu (v. 14).  In (his) family was born Yuvanasva (v. 15) ; his son was Mandhatri who ruled the earth as far as the Lokaloka mountain (v. 16) ; his son was muchukunda who, by killing the demon Kalayavana, pleased the god Mukunda, i.e., Vishnu (v. 17).  In (his) family was born king Valabha who founded the city of Valabhi (v. 18) ; his son was Prithulaksha who set the mountain Mandara whirling in the ocean for securing nectar (v. 19) ; his son was Parthivachudamani (v. 20). In (his) family was born Dirghabahu (v. 21) and then came Chandrajit (v. 22); his son was Sankriti who became the emperior at the close of the Krita age (v. 23).  In that family was born Panchapa (v. 24) ; in his family was born Satyavrata who conquered Kasiraja, the king of Varanasi (i.e., Benares) (v. 25) and acquired the title Rudrajit (v. 26) by conquering Rudra in battle.  In that family was born Sibi; an ornament of his family was king Marutta who was an immediate predecessor of the Pandavas (vv. 27 and 28). . Thiruvalankadu Copperplates

Genealogy of Ikshvaku Dynasty(as found in Sanskrit Texts) – Chola Dynasty.( as found in Thiruvalankadu Copperplates) Table credit.

Table showing genealogy of Ikshvaku, Solar Dynasty as found in Sanskrit Texts and as in Thiruvalankadu Copperplates of Cholas.

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