• Anga – 8

    A country or kingdom. The word Aṇga (Anga) is also used to refer to the citizens of the kingdom of Aṇga. Usually, it is mentioned along with four other kingdoms situated in eastern India—Aṇga, Vaṇga (Banga), Kaliṇga (Kalinga), Suhma (Suhma) and Puṇḍra (Pundra). Perhaps these five kingdoms formed a confederacy of which the capital was […]

  • Asandivat

    Āsandīvat is the capital of Pārikṣhit Janamejaya, though this Janamejaya is not the descendant of the Pāṇḍava, and the grandson of Abhimanyu.He is the ancient Pārikṣhit Janamejaya mentioned in Aitareya and Śatapatha Brāhmaṇa. According to Aitareya Brāhmaṇa, he kept his horse of Aśvamedha bound, in this very place. It has been said in Aitareya Brāhmaṇa– […]