- They ruled between 7th to 12th Century.
- He was brother of Pulakesin-II, was the founder of the Eastern Chalukya Empire
- Capital was Vengi.
- Queen was Ayyana-mahadevi, who built a Jaina temple at Vijayawada, the earliest reference of Jainism in the Telugucountry.
Vijayaditya Ill Gunaga
- Eastern Chalukya dynasty during whose reign the kingdom extended from the Mahendragiri in the north to the Pulicat lake in the south
The Virupaksha Temple
- Lokamahadevi built this temple and she was the queen of Vikramaditya II.
- In front of the Hall of the Priests or Antarala there is a pillared Mandapam or a meeting place for the people.
- The Virupaksha temple is built on the model of the Kailasanatha temple at Kancheepuram.
- built the temples of Bhimavaram and Draksharamam in the east Godavari district
- The Chola king, Rajaraja I, invaded Vengi and put SaktivarmanI on the Chalukya throne.
- Matrimonial alliances which ultimately ended in the merger of the two dynasties under Kulottunga (1071-1122 A.D.)
Yadavas of Devagiri (850–1334)
- The Yadavas of Devagiri claimed their descent from the epic hero Lord Krishna.
- they ruled over the region from Nasik to Devagiri (Daulatabad).
- They were feudatory of Rashtrakutas
- The Yadava ruler took advantage of the declining power of the Later Western Chalukyas of Kalyani and rose to power.
- He came into conflict with Vira Balalla-II (1173-1220A.D.), a Hoysala ruler.
- He lost his life in the battle of Lakkundi.
- He defeated Kalachuris, Gurjaras and Kakatiyas.
- He defeated Mahadeva, a Kakatiya ruler.
- He invaded Gujarat many times and captured Kolhapur which belonged to Silhara dynasty.
- Yadava kingdom reached the zenith of its glory and power in the reign of Simhana
- Sangitaratnakara of Sarangadeva,an important work on music, was writtenin his court.
- Anantadevaand Changadeva were the two famous astronomers who lived at the court of Simhana.
- Changadeva established a college of astronomy at Patanain Khandeshin memory of his illustrious grandfather, Bhaskaracharya.
- Krishna was grandson of Singhana and succeeded him.
- He was brother Krishna.
- He captured North Konkan and ended the Silhara dynasty.
Ramachandra Deva (1271-1 309)
- He was the last great ruler of this dynasty.
- Ala-ud-din-Khilji defeated him and made him as a vassal of the Delhi Sultanate.
Sankara Deva (1309 – 1312)
- He was the son and successor of Ramachandra Deva
- Malik Kafur defeated and killed him in 1312 A.D.
- Harapala, brother-in-law of Sankara Deva raised the flag against the Khiljis. Mubarak, son of Ala-ud-din Khilji defeated and killed Harapala. Thus the Yadava dynasty came to an end.
- Built during the reign of the Yadavas.
- It was one of the strongest forts in India.
- The Juma Masjid and Chand Minar was added by the Delhi Sultans later.
Kakatiya Dynasty of Warangal
- Earliest known chief was Beta I, a feudatory of the Western Chalukyas in the first half of the II th century.
- Prola I thus became the founder of the Kakatiya principality.
- They ruled between 12th to 14th Century.
- The Kakatiya ruler captured the territory between the Krishna and the Godavari from the Chalukyas
- Hanumakonda as his capital.
- built the famous Thousand-Pillar temple at Hanumakonda.
- He founded a new town called Orugallu, modern Warangal
- He captured territories up to Kanchi from the Cholas.
- Ganapati was the most powerful of the Kakatiya sovereigns
- Motupalli, now in the Krishna district, was an important seaport in his kingdom
- shifted his capital to Warangal
- She was the daughter of Ganapati.
- Yadava, Mahadeva invaded the Kakatiya kingdom, but Rudramba defeated him and compelled him to sue for peace
- She abdicated the throne in favour of her grandson Prataparudhra-II
- Malik Kafur invaded Warangal in 1303 A.D, during his rule.
- Prataprudra – II paid Malik Kafur an immense treasure in return.
- Ulugh Khan, the son of Ghiasud-din Tughluq captured Warangal in 1323 A.D. and sent Prataparudra II to Delhi
- His successors continued their struggle with the rulers of the Tughluq dynasty
- Kohinoor unearthed in Kollur on the banks of the Krishna River belonged to the Kakatiyas.
- Hoyasalas lay in the hilly tracts to the north-west of Gangavadi in Mysore.
- They became prominent during the prolonged struggle between the later Chalukyas and the Cholas.
- They initially became feudatories of the Chalukyas
- The founder of the dynasty was Sala, also known as Nripakama.
- They ruled between 11th to 14th Century.
Vinayaditya (1006 -1022)
- Vinayaditya carved out a trivial territory of Mysore with Sosavir as capital and ruled over it.
- His capital at Belur, although Dvarasamudra (modem Halebid) was an alternative capital.
- He shifted his capital to Dwarasamudra.
- He was a Jaina, but later he became a Vaishnava when he was influenced by the Vaishnava teachings of Ramanuja.
Vira Ballala – II
- Vira Ballala helped the Chola Kulottunga Ill and Rajaraja Ill against Sundara Pandya.
- He defeated Billama V of Yadava Dynasty.
- He detained the independence of the Hoysalas.
- Narasimhan-II lost the territory between Krishna and Tungabhadra to a Yadava ruler, Singhana.
- He defeated Maravarman Sundara Pandya
- Restored Rajaraja-III to the Chola throne.
- He erected the pillar of victory at Rameshwaram.
- built a capital at Kannanurnear Srirangam
- Ballala III was the last great ruler of this dynasty.
- In 1310A.D. he was defeated by Malik Kafur.
- In 1342 A.D. finally he lost his life in a battle against the Madurai Sultan at Trichinapally
- The Hoysalas paved the way for the rise of Mysore into a big Kingdom.
- Hoyasala Temple at Halebid.
- In many cases, the Hoyasala temples are not single but double, having all essential parts duplicated