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The Birth of Yaduvansh
History by: Hari Singh Bhati, Translated by: Rajeev Yadav, Improvised by: Sunita Singh This page is optimized for Netscape browser.
Yadavs have been a catalyst of change throughout the history of Bharat varsh. This is an attempt to trace the Yadav roots. The following is a condensed translated version of Hari Singh Bhati's, From Gazni to Jaisalmer, 1998 , covering the first 46 generations of Yadavs. Some of the generations do not have detailed descriptions except for the names of the Kings. We are in the process of finding more details about this and are looking forward to receiving your comments if you are aware of some historical information that is appropriate with the following timeline. Some points to note are that there are numerous Hindi and Sanskrit names mentioned herein that may pose some difficulty in pronunciation. Secondly, this version of report is optimized for HTML tags and viewing pleasures. There are multiple other versions suited for printing and can be found here. Third, a Hindi and an indexed version of this report is also in progress and will be available soon. Finally, and most importantly, it is pivotal to note that this is simply an ATTEMPT to trace the Yadav history. It is possible that there may be some discrepancies. However, the main idea is to project something that should be of great significance to any Yadav!
At the end of last kalp (=Bramha's one day=432 crores years ), a new creation was thought and manifested by Lord Narayana to create many from one. In the process, came Bramha, the devdwip, from Lord's naval. Bramha's consciousness gave us Marichi, and came Kashyapfrom Marichi's dhyan or prayers. Bramhaji was not pleased by the rate of slow growth of manushyajati or mankind. Thereby, he ordered his son Prajapati to marry Aditi. This new pair gave us Vivashwan or Surya. Later, the love between Surya and Surenu gave us Suryavanshi Manu. The youngest of Bramha's seven sons, Rishi Vashisht, prayed Manu to perform a putreyshti-yagya ( yagya to beget a son). Unfortunately, the Rishi made a mistake during the yagya procession that resulted in a baby girl named, Ila, instead. However, the Rishi reverted the mistake by recreating Ila to a man called Sudyumn. Interesting enough, Sudyumn got lost in Lord Mahadev's reserved sports forest where Kamdev's kami shakti resulted in Sudyumn's loss of memory. Consequently, Sudyumn reverted to Ila, his original true form. From the start of Somvansh to Shree Krishna, there were 46 generations of kings, all listed below. The dates etc. is discussed at end of generation 46, i.e. Shree Krishna's. 1. ,2.Som and Buddh, Somvansh Atri was one of Bramha's seven sons who married Bhadra. He later went on to
After sixty years of being together with Pururuva. the denizens of the region already knew the Aryas from the past. Indra. towards the east and came to Kurukshetra and began settling down around a river called Isumati that ran between Vyas and Yamuna rivers. he became a chakravarti samrat or a great king. it was here were Rishi Buddh and Ila's daughter . named Ichwaku or Ichwaku Arya. Namely. traveled from valleys of the tip of Dariya. The Aryas left the region and gradually migrated towards the warmer regions of the east. a Mid-Asia river. Som and Tara gave birth to Buddh during the absence of Rishi Brahaspti. Tara. Rishi Buddh came to Bharat-khand for offering prayers and relieve his remorse.Yadav History Page 2 of 14 conceive a son named Som. Suryavanshi Manu's daughter Ila fell in love with Buddh. Urvashi returned to the heavens. Moreover. "Asvinam suputrinam veervant gomant rathi nashti swasti. Pururuva's grandson built Kashi. called Urvashi. these two caste of Surya and Somvansh traveled further towards South East and established the mid regions of Kaushalya (Ayodhya). offered Pururuva an apsara. The Pururuva dynasty was called "Yela". 3. used to live. Interestingly. son of Som and grandson of Atri. eldest being Ayu. However. followed by Amavasu. Som was very attractive young man and eloped with Rishi Brahaspti's wife. in courtesy. King Pururuva helped Indra in defeating Keshi. derived from mother. Amavasu. Satayu and Ayutuyu. Pururuva or Yela According to Bhagavat. However. Ritayu. The former kept their caste members intact along with their culture for generations. Pururuva established the city of Prayag which later became the capital of his kingdom. This was significant since a man's or community's worth was measured in terms of the number of animals and men he possessed. Mathura. North Pole's cold currents gradually shifted towards South. the latter married the women of the region Yadav History . Finally. Pryag. following the footsteps of Ichwaku. built Mathura while the youngest. The Ichwaku and Ela Arya were essentially the two branches of Suryavansh and Somvansh who entered the valleys of Bharat-khand from Dariya and Ila valleys. Kashi and Kanyakubj. Manu's Ichwaku built Ayodhya. built Kanyakubj.Ela. This pair gave birth to six sons. The eldest son of Suryavanshi Manu. Later. affecting tremendously the farming and food in the region. there was a difference between the Aryas who migrated with families and the Aryas who migrated as single men. They together conceived a son named Pururuva. the Aryas brought the incentive of pashu-dhan (animals). they too started moving towards east and came to the regions of Punjab's Raavi and Satluj rivers. Another reason for their migration were powerful Mongols of Mid-Asia whose population growth in the region pressured them to move further towards East and South East. Visvasu." Notably. From here on. Ila. King Indra's enemy Danavraj Keshi used to rule Hiranyapur. There were many advantages as a result of the migration of the Aryas in the South East. as a gift. North of the Dariya River was a valley called Ili. During the times of King Pururuva. Pururuva's eldest son Ayu.
as the Aryas moved further towards the East and into the Southern regions of Satpuda they were compelled to gradually perform intercaste marriages with the natives. As mentioned before. 4. Prayag was considered to be the Yadav's mainland and Mathura was the capital for many generations during their rule. 2. A child marriage was not possible even in their imagination. cow meat was prohibited and considered an ugly act whilst sheep and goats. The tree is as follows: Bramha --> Atri 1. They used to wish and pray for winning wars and strong sons. Rajji and Adena were their other four sons. Som: Rishi Atri and Bhadra's son Buddh: Som and Tara's son Pururuva: Buddh and Ila's son Ayu: Pururuva's and Urvashi son. 3. They believed strongly in their mother and motherland and considered them to be better than heaven as they wished for a similar environment after death. They had strong will power and considered themselves to be the best. The Aryas could not get divorce and thereby. Chineese "Yu" and Puranas' "Ayu" are all synonyms of Indu or Chandrama(moon). The Aryas could only marry once and believed in the Vedic philosphy of married life. the native Bhartiya's were and are different from the Aryas as they are characterized by dark skin tone and small height. 4. Naturally this affected the physical appearance of the upcoming generations. King Pururuva's son. Kshtravardh. a divorcee could never marry again. In their local language "Ayu" was considered plural of Chandrama (moon) and was considered a symbolic representation of god. were slaughtered for gods. fairness and sharp nose features. Rambh. In times to come. The Tartars from MidAsia considered Ayu to be their forefather. however. Yuvraj Nahush was their eldest son. the Arya society was a male dominated society as the father and the elder brother were most influential in the family and the emphasis was always put on having a son during childbirth.Yadav History Page 3 of 14 that concluded in losing the true Arya identity. Moreover. Alcoholic beverages were considered unholy. King Ayu married King Sarvbhanu's (Rahu) daughter Prabha. The Aryas were a group of people who had certain prominent characteristics. In addition. the community valued women. descendants of the Arya origin of North-Western states and Punjab regions have distinctive qualities such as good height. Som's son was Buddh and Buddh's son was Pururuva. New castes kept emerging and Ayus kept fading as the time Yadav History . Tartar's "Ayu". As for animals. Unfortunately. King Ayu Ayu's dynasty due to king Som was called Somvansh or Chandravansh. "Janani janmbhoomichav swargdapi gariyasi. Conversely. even today. as there was no rule that a women should do parda as well as the fact that she did not have to do a sati pratha or agni-dah if her husband died. King Ayu established the city of Mathura on the banks of Yamuna River. To compound this point. Ayu was the fourth Somvanshi." The Aryas also had strong family values.
Mahodaya etc. the river paths of Sindhu and Saraswati. Even in the Rig Vedas. Princes Yati. They expanded their business activities. Aapnvan. this made an impact and changed the way the western or MidAsian culture initially used to be. business. They had six sons. made new relations and constructed many new temples. In the Rig Vedas there are many positive references to Arya by classifying them as great people and were addressed with respected names such as Shreeman.the northern Soretugai. Samati. they established towns which were known as Arya-Sthal. industry and utilities. They flourished in almost every aspect such as the arts. As an alternative. Elas were of King Pururuva's dynasty while Druhus were of King Yayati ( more on this later ). On the contrary. Ruchi. King Nahush The prince of King Ayu. He married queen Vraja ( Political Bharat B. Wherever these businessmen got settled. preferred. was considered much safer. the business ships used to end at Makran sea shores and thereafter were roads to move forward into the west and mid-asia regions after crossing mountians. darshan. To continue this growth they needed to maintain peace and friendship with their fellow kinsmen as well as other people. though longer. In all of the old scriptures. what incentive did these eastern Aryas have to make them migrate towards West and leave the resourceful Sindhu and Saraswati valleys? In reality. The path or roads from Bharat towards the west included Khaibar and Bolan darras. Gradually. things that were second to none in recorded history. With time. Viyati and Kriti along with a Princess. this path was unsuitable from the security point of view. Aryas were a known fact. the mention of rivers from the east towards the west represents the migration pattern of people in the same direction.C. Keeping this in mind. Thereby. The Aryas of Bharat had a marvelous society. there are evidences that Elas did migrate towards west from Bharat while the Druhus came from the east to Sindh regions.Yadav History Page 4 of 14 progressed. From these river roads. It is just an assumption that Arya's immigrated from west into Bharat one after another. and thus. Yayati. it is known that their migration patterns were only within wide Bharat-khand. These paths were known for notorious looters and fighters. In perspective. discussions. Along with businesses. Manyavar. Conversely.. Yadav History . the Arya businessmen had already settled in western Asia minor (Turkey). Maalik. 5. who later married the son of Chayavan and Sukanya. The old scriptures of Bharat do not indicate that Arya's migrated any further to other regions. there were preachers who used to travel into these western regions and promote the Arya culture. Sumer and Mistra . Ayati. the Aryas used to worship Indra and Agni to protect them from internal or external conflicts in order to consistently succeed in life. languages. Raghunath Kali). the folks within and immigrants grew the population of an already well settled rich cultural society along with lanuage and business. way of life etc. Sir Dariya ( Vakushu) and Kashyap sea shore lines.
One was Devyani. Yayati became the king in place of Yati. King Yayati The eldest Prince of King Nahush. in order to please his kamic senses ordered Yadu to exchange his youth with him. took away his birthright to rule and gave it to Prince Puru instead. customs into western countries. three sons refused their father's request except the youngest son. King Yayati. King Kuru was born during King Puru's time. outside the Bharatvarsh. carried forward Kuru dynasty. King Nahush got attracted towards Indra's queen. Later on. one day. Devyani was the mother of Princes Yadu and Turvasu whereas Sharmishta was the mother of Druhu. Yadu and Puru dynasty remained the central point of source of Bharatiya history. the daughter of Danav King. Prince Druhu received western regions of Yamuna. the Turvasu dynasty also drifted from Bharatvarsh. During his absense. Yadav History . Anu and Puru. He forgoed his birthright to rule the kingdom by his pure will and opted for bhakti instead. The Paurav dynasty was carried forward by Kuru and the Kuru descendants. the capital. situated between southern regions of Ganges and Yamuna. Prince Yadu received the south western teritories which included Charmvati ( chambal ). On the other hand. However. 6. Unfortunately. Only Yadu and Puru dynasty remained in Bharat and completely transformed the face of Bharatvarsh in time to come.Yadav History Page 5 of 14 In the 10th war with Devasurs. However. they just did not stop here and continued their expansion into west. This resulted in their gradual disappearence from Bharat itself. All of the Princes earned good names and fame during time of Rig Veda and were jointly called as Panchjanya. King Yayati distributed his kingdom amongst his five sons. King Yayati had two wives. The second son of Nahush. Yadu and the other following. Prince Anu got the city of Kanyakubj and Prince Turvasu received the south eastern teritories of Riva. King Indra killed the Trishira bramhin. Prince Puru was married to Princess Pausthi. It is from Bharat that the country got its name and came to be known as Bharatvarsh. Indra escaped heaven and took hiding in an unknown place. He was condemned for killing a bramhin and as a result. Sukracharya and the other was Sharmishtha. Kaurav and Pandav. Yati was very religious by nature. Vetravati ( Betva ) and Shuktimati ( Keyn ). his sons were called Pauravs. Puru. civilization. ordered the Bramhins to take his paliki to Sachi. were Anu's dynasty. the daughter of Danav guru. Yadu's dynasty was called "Yaduvanshi". Sachi ( Indrani ) and in a rush to reach her. King Puru was great grand father of King Dushyant and had a son named Bharat. The Druhu and Anu dynasty captured Punjab and North-Western frontier states as well in later times. This request infuriated the bramhins since they cursed the King and got him removed from his position as the ruler by requesting other kings of heaven. using the youth sciences transformed the youth of a son into a father and vice-versa. The Baktryiya Yunani who were also known as 'Yavan'. Rishi Ushna Bhargav. they carried Bharat's culture. the kings of heaven chose King Nahush to take care of their kingdom. unpleased with Yadu. Prince Puru received the great Prayag. whose offsprings were Kaurav and Pandav. King Yayati. Before the youth exchange with his father.
The kings between Rishi Buddh and Yayati were known as Somvanshi. 7.Yadav History Page 6 of 14 These were the same renowned Kaurav and Pandavs who fought the epic battle of Mahabharat. Jarasandh got the same charriot as a privilege of being Janmeyjaya. helped the Pandavs win the battle.6. The pleased Indra had offered Yayati a divya-charriot as a gift for his help. Rig Veda: 4. King Haihai was Satajeet's son and Sashtrajeet's grandson. King Sashtrajeet instituted a new state and a new dynasty and offered the same. As mentioned before. Consequently. Rig Veda: 1.10. Kathiavad became the business center for Vrashni Yadav's and in vedic times it was recorded that these Yadav traveled many distances using sea etc. They were: Prince Sashtrajeet. Paurav or Puruvanshi were the only ones to be known as Somvanshi. under the leadership of Shree Krishna.9. ut tya turvashayadu asnatara sachipati-ah. son of King Kuru. Nal and Ripu. he took off to the forests and eventually became a monk. King Yayati became tired of ruling the vast territories from Prayag to Mid-States.12. by his own will and against his birth right. Vrasni and Bhoj. The Aryas who established the businesses in Kathiavad regions from Kurushetra.Andhak. Kroshta officially became the heer of King Yadu. King Yadu and Yaduvansh The prince of King Yayati. Indra vidwan Yadav History . As mentioned earlier. Thereby King Yadu ordered that the future generations of his would be known as "Yadu" or "Yadav" and the dynasty would be known as "Yaduvanshi".45. he could not have carried on the same dynasty. Yadu had officially lost the title to govern by his father's command since he had refused to exchange his youth with his father.30. Some excerpts are as follows: Rig Veda: 6. Shree Krishna obtained the same later on by power. continued this approach of economy in later times as well. He had four sons. The saftey credit for such travels by the generations of Yadu and Turvasu was given to Indra. Yadu was a self respecting and a very established ruler. Notably. Indrasya sah nah yuvam sakha. Kroshta. King Sashtrajeet's generation came to be known as "Haihai Yadav" occupying the northern regions whereas the King Kroshta's generation became to be known as "Kroshta Yadav' occupying southern regions.17. during his older days. the generations of King Puru. Surseni. The generations of Yadu had an unprecedented growth and got divided into two branches. Many centuries later. Therefore. Thereby. Indrapasth etc. pra yat samudram ati shur parshi paraya turvasha yadu swasti. to be taken care of by his younger brother Kroshta. However. the only remaining dynasty of King Puru was entitled to be known as Somvanshi.1 ya anayat paravatah suniti turvashu yadu'm. called Somvanshi. Thereby. King Yayati helped the Devgans during the battle with Devasurs. Thereby. The dynasty of king Yadu .174.
in an endless mode to acquire more land. Under the leadership of Parshuram. satam aham tirindarey sahastram pasharba dadey. they accepted the defeat as their ill fate and the Bramhins over took the ruling. King Vrajnivan or Vrajpita 10. King Kroshta After King Yadu. The King of Druhavs.were acquired by King Sahibindu and King Mandhata. King Vidurth . the Bramhins attacked the Kshatriyas twenty one times. King Mandhata won the Kanyakubj from Anu's dynasty along with parts of land from Pauravs and Druhavs. . In Sashibindu's leadership. his second son.a Roosdrig. Gandhar. Due to the lack of peace and law and order. Rig Veda: 8. son of the Rishi Jamdagni. this same place was named Gandhar. Every time. Yadav History . Rig Veda: 8.18. the high caste society became highly sensitive and unstable from the lower caste. During these tough times. the Haihai Yadavs forced the Bhargav Bramhins of Narmada River to leave Kanyakubj and attain shelter in Ayodhya. His generations became to be known as "Kroshta Yadav" 9. the kshatriyas lost. During the Bramhin ruling.overtook the ruling and brought back the peace to the Bramhins from the lower caste. Due to the rise of Kroshta Yadav King Sashibindu. created several problems in the states of Pauravs. yen av-ah turvasam yadu'm yen kadvam dhansptam. He was from the same timeline as King Mandhata. Later on. King Sashibindu A powerful King after King Chitrarath. however. Therefore.6.the Haihai Yadavs had a wrong impact on society as well. This was the primary cause of the enimity between Haihai Yadavs and Bramhins. King Chitrarath: King after Ushnak 13. Bindumati was married to Mandhata. The Haihai took the Kamdhenu cow of Rishi Jamdagni by force. ( Tirindra got Yadav's money ( dhan) due to help from Indra ) 8.k. Anu and Druhu . Teasing and harassing Bramhin ladies became a normal act. Unkas ) 12.46. Anuvs and Druhavs . Sashibindu. the great grand father of king Dashrath and Ram.Yadav History Page 7 of 14 aparayat. the Vaishyas and Sudras became troublesome broke away from the established caste system. King Ushnak ( a. Roosdrug. Raye su tasya dhemahi. King SwahiKing after Kroshta 11. Radhati yadvanam. prince Kroshta acquired the kingdom and became the first Yaduvanshi ruler.a Puruvanshi .7. Under the leadership of King Arjun Kirtivirya ( Sahastrabahu ). by the advise of Rishi Kashyap and other Rishis. all the lands from the generations of King Yayati and his second wife. Shashibindu's daughter. Therefore. fled to what is now known as Afganistan and took shelter there. they were great enemies. resulting in higly unstable states. the Kroshta Yadavs won the states from King Puru's dynasty in addition to some part of land from his brother Druhu's estates. Queen Sharmistha:Puru.
The generations of Kukur were Drashnu. which is now known as Chanderi. Andhak.Yadav History Page 8 of 14 14. Abhijit. King Vyom King Bhim King Jimut King Vikriti King Bhimrath King Navrath King Dashrath King Shakuni King Karibhi King Devrat King Devshtra King Madhu During his rule. Prince Kukur and Bhajman. 21. Devatta Viloman. 24. King Bhoj King Prithushrava King Dhamraa King Ushna King Ruchak King Jyamagh King Vidharbh Established the southern state of Vidharbh. "Andhak Mahabhoj Yadav" and "Vrishni Yadav" respectively. He established the states of Chedi. Kapot-Rome. 32. Kaushik and Rompad. 20. Andhak and Vrishni were known as "Satvatta Yadav". Yadav History . Divya. 38. Devvardh. In a few generations. He had three sons named Krath. 16. The Yadavs mainly had four states of which Andhak and Vrishni were most significant. 18. After Lord Ram disappeared. 28. 41. 22. The dynasties of Satvatta. 26. Nal. 35. 36. King Krath King Kunti or Kriti King Dhrishti King Nivriti King Darshah. Yadavs had become very powerful. 27. King Andhak's state was in Mathura and had two sons. 25. 31. 29. 23. 40. King Satvatta was from the same time period as King Ram of Ayodha. 30. The generations of King Madhu. King Kumarvansh ( Kuruvashah) King Anu ( Anshu ) King Puruhotra ( Purumitra ) King Satvatta He had six sons named Princes Bhajan. 15. Mahabhoj and Vrashni. 17. One of the decendants of Rompad was called Chedi. whose generations were called as "Darshah Yadav". 37. the states of Yadavs and Pauravs excelled and took the lead. 34. the Ayodha Kingdom lost its prestige. 39. Bhajman. 19. 33. known as "Madhu Yadav" or "Madhav" ruled from the South-Western states of Gujarat to Northern states of Yamuna river.
mother of Shree Balram and Queen Devki. Ahuk had two sons. She was the mother of Pradumgn and an avatar of goddess Laxmi. King Sursen The father of Prince Vasudev and Princess Pratha. Shami. Shree Balram was an avatar of Sheshnag whereas Shree Krishna was an avatar of Shree Vishnu. in spite of being a Bhojvanshi. Hridayak had five sons named Kritvarma. Ugrasen. The king of Magadh state. the main goddess of Somvanshi Yadu was Kalika Devi (also known as Yadav History . Prasen and Shatrajeet (killed by Shatdhanva. Pratha was an adopted daughter of King Kuntibhoj. the daughter of King Bhishmak of Vidarbh state. King of Mathura had a son named Kans. Bhim and Arjun. 45. dethroned his father from his kingdom and became the new king. His younger brother. Shatdhanva and Devgarbh. Pratikshrat. Devak and Ugrasen. was the mother of King Shishupal of Chedi state. Jarasandh was killed by Bhim. King Prateep. King Vrashni King Vrashni had three sons named Sumitra. and in time to come. King Devmudh 44. (?) 42. Shatdhanva killed Shatrajeet. Darvah. The second son of King Sursen was Devbhag and his son was Uddhav.Yadav History Page 9 of 14 Punarvasu and Ahuk. King Bhajman's generations included Vidurth. Devrath. she was known as the famous Kunti. Jarasandh was Kans's father in law. took Kauravs side during the great battle of Mahabharat. the sister of Madradesh King Shalv. 46. Princes Yudhishtir. was the second wife of King Pandu and gave the remaining two Pandavs. named Shrutvata. Queen Rohini. Retroactively. and Hridayak. Madri. Shree Krishna eliminated Shatdhanva. Rajdhidev. Devaki was married to King Vasudev and gave us Lord Shree Krishna. Yudhajeet and Devmudh. cousin sister Devki and Vasudev in jail. Kunti was married to King Pandu with whom she gave three key players of Mahabharat. Shodashav. 43. a Puruvanshi (King Kuru's dynasty) was from Hastinapur. The eldest son of Hridayak. The second daughter of King Sursen. Later on. Prince Kritvarma. Queen Rohini was daugther of King Prateep and Sunanda. Kans locked his father Ugrasen. Devak's daughter. King Vasudev had two queens. as mentioned in 41). King Vasudev Brother of Kunti. who by force. Up to the times of Mahabharat. Shur. a Vrashni Yadav as well as father of Shree Krishna's Queen Satyabhama. Shree Krishna The Supreme Lord Himself! Shree Krishna married Princess Rukmani. Princes Nakul and Sahdev. mother of Shree Krishna. Shree Krishna killed Kans and returned the kingdom back to Ugrasen. Furthermore. The generations of Yudhajeet were Satyaki.
Jarasandh attacked Mathura 17 times in revenge of Kansa death by Shree Krishna and was defeated every time and was very insecure. the battle of Mahabharat was fought around 3102 B. the upset Kalika Devi pulled off the "divya bhala" (jablin) from Jarasandh in his own darbar. a powerful ruler of Puruvansh. happened to be father in law of Kansa. the author of The Birth of Pyramid and India. The total span of Shree Krishna's time line was (1520+55=1575 B. 6. there were 46 generations of Kings. Charuhas and Princess Charukhasti.Yadav History Page 10 of 14 Sahano Devi). Tambrandh and Jalandham. King Hanspat was born roughly 1520 years after Shree Krishna. This resulted a grand total of 920 years upto Shree Krishna's time. Thereby. Later on. The start date between Kalyuga and Sak Samvat ( 78 ?) has a difference of about 3179 years. Chakbhadra.C.) This start date of Somvanshi matches with the time lines of Mistra. Chargupta. It is because Jarasandh. Diptiman. Charumitra and Mitravind. with Shree Krishna's consent. When did Somvansh start? From Som to Shree Krishna. Charuk. Satya. They had seven sons. Jarasandh was assasinated by the mighty Pandav. They had three sons. 1. This was important because no one could have harmed Jarasandh as long as he carried the "divya bhala". 3. Kalyuga started after Shree Krishna's nirvan. Bhimrath. 36 years was added because Shree Krishna ruled for about 36 more years after the Mahabharat battle. Bhimsen.) Thus. it is safe to say that Somvansh started during (920+1575=2500 B. They had a son named Samb.)..C. Vikram Sanvat 02 ( 055 B. a complicated affair to handle . Shree Krishna's swargarohan (italicize) took place around 3101 B. Rukamni: The daughter of King Bhishmak of Kananpur.. Thus. The daughter of King Satyajeet. all listed above.C. the author of Political Bharat B. According to Virendra Bhargav.thus. Surya: The daughter of Surya 4. Rohit. 2. Shree Krishna had eight queens.having killed Andhak Yadav.C.The daughter of King Bhadrasen. King Hanspat of Hisar city was the 76th Yaduvanshi King after Shree Krishna as per Bharat calendar. Accordingly. King Kansa.C.C. 2207 B. It would be safe to assume that each King ruled approximately 20 years. Hasva. Kalika Devi offered the "divya bhala" to Shree Krishna. 7. Kalika Devi could not tolerate to see Shree Krishna embarrased by Jarasandh . Prince Bhanu. 8. Jamvanti: The daughter of King Jamvan. 5. They had nine sons and one daughter. respectively.C. according to this calculation. According to Raghunath Singh Kalipahadi. Bhadra.C.C. King Yadav History . the time of Mahabharat can be calculated to 3179+1918+36=5133 years or around 3137 B. Prince Sumitra. Sadasva. Khad. A possible front of Jarasandh.C. and 2059 B. Mantra Vranda: The daughter of Mantra Vrand. Prince Pradumgn. Sucharu. Satyabhhabha: The daughter of King Shatrajeet. Chinese and Asirians which is 2218 B. Lakshmana: The daughter of King Mandra. Shree Krishna used to rule the state of Surseni from Mathura.
Yet another son of Banasur was Kou Bhand. Once arrived. and Vrishni. Prince Samb acknowledged the same and got cured. father of Aditya ( Suryadev). Bhoj. the capital of Mistra. Prince Gajpati came to Surat and established his own state. King Hirankashyap was from the dynasty of "Daitya". Jagatkoot and Kushsthali. Prince Anirudh was married to daughter of King Banasur or Multan. Thus. the major ones were Sattavatt. he could not stay inside the palace of Multan. the Yadavs of Dwarika established much closer ties with the generations of Anu and Druhu of Gandhar (Afganistan) state. But since he had no son. Shree Krishna. Sambhalpur. Saurashtra. Once Rama had accompanied her bua Usha to Dwarika. or devils. They had a son named Mrigketan. and Prahladpur. The change reduced the possibility of any major wars with Jarasandh as there was a great natural boundary to cross. Father of Prahlad. Haspur. Secondly. further promotion of Vaishnav philosphies amongst western regions was made possible through these situational changes. Usha's sasural.Yadav History Page 11 of 14 Kalyavan and Jayadrath could have be risky for Shree Krishna. Chedi. Shree Krishna's grandson and son of Pradhugmn. Shree Krishna was leading these Yadu Kings as a "Bhoj". the Buddha dharma and Islamic religions reduced these established remnants of Yaduvanshi's in these regions. Vidharbh. Multan was known by many other names such as Kashyappur. This temple was known for offering prayers to Lord Suryadev and patients of leprosy from all corners used to come here and obtain the Lord's blessings. one of the generations of King Ushneek. Prince Kou Bhand became King after Banasur. Prince Ugrasen was forced to convert to Islam. Shree Krishna requested Garud to ask the Ayurvedists of Shakdweep to find a cure for Prince Samb. Devendra's fourth son ruled the states of Kacch and Sindh. Thus. Kathiavad and Sindh. Devendra's third son. in later times. Unfortunately. defeated Firozshah in Gazni and ruled thereafter. Prince Samb was suffering with leprosy due to a curse by Rishi Durvasa. Gajpati's generations were known as "Chudasiya Yadavs". King Yadu's Yaduvanshi dynasty was now present from Mathura to the far sides of Gujarat. Dwarika was also known as Dwarvati. They had a son named Ushneek or Ushaneer. Third. Amongst them. who had a daughter named Rama. Princess Usha. he called up Ushneek and make him the King of Sonitpur. but stayed outside in a garden instead. Afterwards. For security reasons. Bhagpur. this newly developed geo political scene prompted Shree Krishna to move the capital from Mathura to Dwarika of Kathiavad. Prince Ugrasen was also known as Asvapati. Yadav History . Sambh got attracted towards Rama and married her. business trade with other countries of Indian Ocean and Atlantic was more profitable. Devendra's second son. Anirudh's Uncle. such as Sauveer and Sindh. The Ayurvedists told Prince Samb to pray to Lord Suryadev in order to find a cure for his predicament. Usha was Rama's "bua". Samb. Many centuries later. Since Dwarika was situated at the far most frontier of the western frontiers. The various generations of Yadu were ruling many different parts of the Bharatvarsh. Additionally. Banasur and gave the state of Sindh-Multan to his son. the move also proved helpful in controlling the Arabs and Kings of nearby regions of Kathiavad. Devendra lost the kingdom to Nabi Mohammad and as a result his son. Thereafter. he made a marvelous temple for Suryadev in the city of Multan. Kashyappur was established by Kashyap. The archeological findings in these regions do include temples and their remainings. Haihai. the Thar desert. defeated the grandson of Hiranyakashyap. The decision of changing capitals by Shree Krishna had many advantages to his kingdom.
It is said that this phase of history was stagnant until the rise of Gautam and Mahavir. During Mahabharat. had to be brought together as one. Thereby. Otherwise. Balram and Shree Yadav History . whose teritories extended from Kashyap sea to Assam and from Himalayas to Sri Lanka. in order to trick the rishis. similarly. Bhoj and Kukur. The aforementioned texts do symbolize that "Hindu" word is a mixed derivation of "Yadu" and "Yahudi". after the end of the Mahabharat war. they were strong supporters Him. joint Bharat varsh. would beget a "moosal" ( type of weapon ). After the end of the Mahabharat war. remarked to Shree Krishna that if He wanted. Pradhumn with his attarctive personality used to make Him weaker unneccessarily as well as abused their powers against the will of Akroor. he encouraged the war between the Kauravs and Pandavs. from time to time. Ahuk and Brabhu. However. The main contenders were: Ahuk. Narad Muni asked Shree Krishna to keep patience as He was the main leader of the Yadu combined front. Pradhumn. After the terrible years of Mahabharat. However. Vrishni. She cursed Him that as He failed to stop the war between the Pandavs and the Kauravs by all means.Yadav History Page 12 of 14 It is interesting to note exactly how the "Hindu" word could have come into existence. Her extreme grief over her sons made her blame Shree Krishna for the end of her "kul" or death of all of her sons. Vrishni and other Yaduvanshi to kill each other. The rishis were already aware of this by their sheer knowledge and cursed him instead. there was no major event to be noted by the historians. there was always an internal rift amongst them to attain the main lead for the combined front. According to her. Akroor and Ahuk were friends with Shree Krishna. Ahuk led the Andhak Yadav. In this long stretch of time. which resembles so closely to "Krishna" ? This is indicative of the fact that the establishment of Yadhuvanshis in the western regions for a long period of time and their subsequent amalgamation into their religion and culture ( Islamic and Judaism ). rest of the leaders opposed Shree Krishna. Akroor was the lead from Bhoj and Balram was his strong supporter. the infuriated Gandhari. history stood still with no life. all of them would suffer! It is said that Mahabharat was based on a wide. Rishi Vishwamitra and Narad Muni came to Dwarika. Balram and Brabhu Ugrasen. everything was decadent. turned into a lady. Akroor. which in turn would be used by the Andhak. His Yaduvansh would suffer and perish in the next 36 years. wrapped Samb with cloth and took him to the rishis for their blessings so that he could beget a son. yet simultaneously. Shree Krishna led the team and states of Yadav. Shree Krishna felt that here was a lack of true commitment from the combined front. the Sambh. carries some weight in supporting similar sounding words in both languages. As per old stories. Queen of Hastinapur. Ayravrat. and that He should oversee small mistakes of His supporters. what about "Christ" and "Christian". The aftermath of the great battle was so mammoth that for a few centuries to come. the war could have been prevented even after the failure of the peace talks. Gadh with his great thinking power. Except Brabhu. He had complained to Narad Muni that Balram with his physical power. The curse was that during Bharya time. Shree Krishna that He was very well aware of the results of the war and in spite of this. Gadh. The Yadu Koksamuh. Furthermore.
When he came to claim his prey. Charudesan and Anirudh all got killed. ate poison and and lay quiet in the forest. Shree Krishna. who broke war rules and had attacked the the sons of Pandavs while they were asleep. This act had a ripple effect and other Andhak and Bhoj Yadavs called upon Satyaki in revenge and killed him along with Pradhumgn. Shree Krishna lost His focus by seeing His sons and grandsons getting killed and set aside all dharma for a second and called upon his Sudarshana Chakra. Pradhumgn supported this move of Satyaki. As per stories. called upon Andhak Bhoj. By now. requested the Yaduvanshis to leave Dwarika right away and go for a pilgrimage to Prabhas ( now known as Somnath. This war ran for some period of time in which there was no differentiation between wrong and right. The Andhak. also known as yadu-sthal ). the armless Andhak and the rest of Yaduvanshis also started pulling out plants and grasses which turned into steel moosals. the remaining Yadhuvanshis having realized their mistakes started looking for Shree Krishna and Balram. From one of camps of Kaboos. Well. he mistook Shree Krishna's left foot for the deer's ear and shot arrows right on. They found Balram under a tree in deep meditation. Furthermore. Despite His warnings. By this act of madness. Sambh. He pulled out the nearby grass and trees which turned into "moosal" ( watch the rishis curse here ) through which He crushed many of his opponents. Now. This story reaffirms the fact that Balram was an avatar of Shesh Naag. they both were equal. When there were no remains of weapons. Kritvarma had helped the Kauravs during Mahabharat. Shree Krishna lost his sense and fell on grounds. Soon after. Soon after. Shree Krishna. Shree Krishna became angry by the death of his son. lathis. cognizant of all this. From distance. They attacked Shree Krishna and Balram. Kritvarma had sided with Aswathama. the war amongst Yaduvanshis had begun and soon many died at the home front. being surrounded by his enemies. Following Shree Krishna. Kritvarma. By this act. The intoxicated Satyaki got hold of a sword somehow and beheaded Kritvarma along with many others. He as Lord Ram had killed him as Bali while hiding behind a tree. Shree Krishna had knowledge of this curse and. it was about time for Gandhari's curse to come into play. Jara was following a deer as his prey. while forgiving Jara Kaboo. after the Mahabharat. All sorts of weapons and techniques were used. Kaboos. explained that in their previous lives. there came a white snake from his mouth and escaped towards Arabian sea after which Balram died. When He could not find any arms. the curse of the rishis came into effect and Sambh gave birth to a "moosal". went to the forests and slept under a tree anticipating His death. Soon. He also told them to stay away from alcoholic beverages during their trip. In order to reduce its effect. Thus. The main cause of their anger was the fact that in spite of being a Yadav. This was intolerable to Shree Krishna and Balram. Satyaki. they were discovered by the opponent's helping tribe. the Yaduvanshis took on rocks. Pradhumgn. The drunk Vrishni. Shree Krishna became quiet Yadav History . thus. he realized the mistake he had committed and began asking for Lord's forgiveness. they crushed the burada or gun powder of moosal and sprayed it all around their padavs or camps. Vrishni and the rest of the Yaduvanshis stopped for a break on their route to Prabhas and did consume alcoholic beverages. gadas etc.Yadav History Page 13 of 14 Krishna would disappear right then the way they came from (Bramhalok that is ). Everything was finished within blink of an eye. Balram. situated at the sea of Kathiavad. the Yadus in war were polarized in two sides. They ran away and took shelter in the deep forests.
went to Dwarika. They kidnapped young widows. The generations from the kidnapped women or widows were known as Yaduvanshis. Upon his return from Prabhas to Dwarika. Vraj. However. Vrijnabh. Shree Krishna and other Yaduvanshi in Prabhas. he could not bear the pain and died of a heart attack. the city of Dwarika submerged in the sea along with the remains of its ancestors. However.. Yadav History . the ones with Abhir fathers became to be known as Yadavs. returned to Mathura and became the new King while the younger Kheer. the remaining old women and men requested Arjun to protect their kids from Abhirs. On the way. However. He had two sons with him at the same time of which the elder. were powerful and accomplished warriors. he could not use force even against his own will. As soon as he crossed the border of Dwarika.Yadav History Page 14 of 14 and died. then how was it possible for him to be their savior? Having heard the sad news of swargarohan ( travel to swarg) of Balram and Shree Krishna. Out of these Yadavs. kids and old men and women and built protected camps for them. he explained the crowd that when Lord Shree Krishna and Balram could not protect them.. who later on became to be called as Ahirs. Arjuna knew their fate. The archeological findings have recovered many remains from Dwarika. The Ahirs of Mathura and Bajra regions were known to be peace loving cowherds whereas the Abhirs of Hariyana and Mahendraghad. Seeing this. Thus. Uttar Pradesh and Bihar states. the son of Pradhumgn. and internal fight amongst Yaduvanshis.. women and kids. he started moving the camps to Mathura. many have been categorized into backward classes whereas the rest of them are flourishing farmers in Hariyana. After these terrible times. Arjun performed the dahya-sanaskar of Balram. when he heard of the death of his father.. When Arjun crossed into the ranges of Ahirvati and Abhirvati of Northern Rajasthan and Hariyana. the local Abhirs attacked Arjun and the remaining Yaduvanshi. The generations after Shree Krishna will be continued. It was apparent that none of the Abhirs could have sustained Arjuna's Gandiv. He could see their future in Mathura and could not use any force. Arjun brought together the widows. Afterwards. of Mathura took off to Dwarika from Mathura.