The Chandra dynasty were a family who ruled over the kingdom of Harikela in eastern Bengal (comprising the ancient lands of Harikela, Vanga and Samatala) for roughly a century and a half from the beginning of the 10th century CE.
Their empire also encompassed Vanga and Samatala, with Srichandra expanding his domain to include parts of Kamarupa.
Their empire was ruled from their capital, Vikrampur (modern Munshiganj) and was powerful enough to militarily withstand the Pala Empire to the north-west.
The last ruler of the Chandra Dynasty Govindachandra was defeated by the south Indian Emperor Rajendra Chola I of the Chola dynasty in the 11th century.
Then it was under rule of Keshari dynasty of Utkal and subsequently under Ganga Dynasty of Kalinga followed by Surya dynasty of Kalinga till 1568 CE.
The Sena Empire was a Hindu dynasty during the Late Classical period on the Indian subcontinent, that ruled from Bengal through the 11th and 12th centuries.
The empire at its peak covered much of the north-eastern region of the Indian subcontinent.
The rulers of the Sena Dynasty traced their origin to the south Indian region of Karnataka.
It has been suggested that the Senas came to Bengal from Karnata
were employed in high offices under the Palas.
He is also described as rajaraksasudaksah (skilful in the protection of kings) in the Barrackpur plate of Vijayasena.
He held the position of a feudatory chief in the Pala empire
He laid the foundation of the independent rule of the Senas
He has two capital, Vijayapuri (in West bengal) and Vikramapura (in Bangladesh)
He obtained an independent position in Radha in recognition of his help to Ramapala who fought against the Kaivartas.
His Barrackpur copper plate was issued from Vikramapura
Middle of the 12th century AD he supplanted the Varmans, ousted the Palas and succeeded in establishing the rule of his own dynasty over the whole of Bengal.
He had a very long reign of abort 62 years
assumed the imperial titles’ of Paramamaheshvara, Paramabhattaraka, Maharajadhiraja.
Vijaya-prashasti (eulogy of Vijaya) of the famous poet Sriharsa
Ballala Sena (1160-1178)
Two epigraphs of the time of Vallalasena, Naihati copperplate and the Sanokhar Image Inscription
introduction of the practice of kulinism in Bengal.
He wrote the Danasagara in 1168 and started writing the Adbhutasagara in 1169 but could not complete
Vallalachairta composed by Anandabhatta in 1510 AD
he assume the title of Gaudeshvara.
He completed the Adbhutasagara
He was devout Vaishnava
He took the title of Paramavaisnava or Paramanarasimha.
His court was an assembly of several renowned poets
Jayadeva, the author of Gitagovinda
Dhoyi, the composer of Pavanduta
Govardhana the author of Arya-saptasati
Shridharadasa, compiled the Saduktikarnamrta, an anthology of the Sanskrit verses during his reign.
His Chief Minister and Chief Judge was Halayudha Mishra, who wrote the Brahmanasarvasva.
Umapatidhara, the author of the Deopara Prashasti
Minhaj-us-Siraj, the author of the tabaqat-i-nasiri, who designated him as a ‘great Rae’ of Bengal and compared him with Sultan Qutbuddin.
The Deva Kingdom was a Hindu dynasty of medieval Bengal that ruled over eastern Bengal after the collapse Sena Empire.
The capital of this dynasty was Vikrampur in present-day Munshiganj District of Bangladesh.
The inscriptional evidences show that his kingdom was extended up to the present-day Comilla–Noakhali–Chittagong region.
A later ruler of the dynasty Ariraja-Danuja-Madhava Dasharatha-Deva extended his kingdom to cover much of East Bengal.
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