The ancient Kingdoms of India were more than two hundred.Research shows that there were about 230 Kingdoms, where people lived and had an identity which is akin to the concept of ‘Nation’. The areas covered were huge. One must remember that the landmass during those ancient days was quite different.Ancient Indian texts mention Seven Rivers and kingdoms flourished on the banks of these Rivers. The Rivers are,
These seven are not the only Rivers. There were many more major Rivers.However , these Rivers are mentioned because of the kingdoms that rose there were quite powerful and continued for a long period.
While tracing the genealogy of Cholas to Ikshvaku Dynasty, my studied led me to the Andhras. I had in my earlier posts mentioned that none of the Indian languages are less than 5000 years old and that each region of India, like…
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