On the Chalukyas of the Vengi kingdom of the 7th to 10th cent. Social and cultural life of the eastern Chalukyas of Vengi. Front Cover. Ramamurty. [A.P.] Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Oriental Research Institute – History – The Eastern Chalukyas of Vengi. Front Cover. N. Ramesan. Andhra Pradesh Sahithya Akademi, – Andhra Pradesh (India) – 63 pages.

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Pulakesin II, the renowned ruler of Chalukyas conquered Vengi at a battle near Eluru in from Vishnukundinas and installed his brother Kubja Vishnuvardhana as its ruler.

History and culture of the Eastern Chalukyan period could be constructed with the help of nearly a hundred copper plates and a number of lithic records found in different parts of Andhradesa. But the Telugu country became a cockpit of battles between the Cholas and the Chalukyas of Kalyani who supported a rival claimant to the throne of the Vengi each time. Nannaya was the poet-laureate of Rajaraja Narendra in the middle of the 11th century.

Jainismunlike Buddhism, continued to enjoy some support from the people. An inscription noticed at Manchikallu, near Macherla in Guntur district is the earliest epigraphical record of the Pallava family. Gupta Empire Varman dynasty. Rajaraja I utilised the claim of one of these princes, Saktivarma, as a pretext for intervening in the affairs of Vengi.

Between AD andseveral minor dynasties ruled over parts of Andhra Pradesh recognising the authority of the Velanati Cholas nominally. In its early life, the Eastern Chalukya court was essentially a republic of Badamiand as generations passed, local factors gained in strength and the Vengi monarchy developed features of its own. Pala dynasty Kamboja-Pala dynasty. Epigraphical and literary sources do not provide adequate evidences to construct the state of government and society.


Eastern Chalukyasalso known as the Chalukyas of Vengiwere a dynasty that ruled parts of South India between the 7th and 12th centuries.

Puvuluri Mallanna was another contemporary of Nannayya. Social tensions were not visibly present during this period. External influences still continued to be present as the Eastern Chalukyas had long and intimate easterm, either friendly or hostile, with the Pallavasthe Rashtrakutasthe Cholas and the Chalukyas of Kalyani.

Political fortunes shifted from time to time and Rajaraja Narendra died in AD Eastern Chalukyan rule chalukkyas Vengi saw the growth of Telugu culture, literature, poetry and art throughout the region.

The well-known Mahasena temple at Chebrolu was constructed by them. The Eastern Chalukyas of Vengi.

Eastern Chalukyas

The Eastem Chalukyan rule provided an identity to the coastal Andhras. Xuanzangwho travelled in the Andhra country after the establishment of the Eastern Chalukya kingdom, noted that the people were of a violent character, were of a dark complexion and were fond of arts. Upper Gangetic Plain Kuru – Panchala. Eqstern even entered the army and some of them rose to positions of high command. Middle kingdoms of India.

Vengi – Wikipedia

The Brahmins were held in high esteem in the chalukyae. Vijayaditya II is credited with the construction of temples. King Pulakesin II of the Chalukya conquered Vengi from the Vishnukundinas in the early 7th century and installed his brother Kubja Vishnuvardhana as the viceroy. Views Read Edit View history.

Since the time of Gunaga Vijayaditya, inscriptions show Telugu stanzas, culminating in the production of literary works. The weak rulers of Vengi had to meet the challenge vehgi the Rashtrakutas, who overran their kingdom more than once.

The king was not an absolute autocrat and was assisted by a council of ministers in the business of general administration.


Society, Region, and Identity in Medieval Andhra.

Role of Chalukyas of Vengi and its Polity During Post-Gupta Period

Northwestern India Punjab – Sapta Sindhu. Vakataka dynasty Empire of Harsha. Jatachoda Bhima of Pedakallu defeated and killed Danarnava. Between andseveral other minor kingdoms ruled over parts of Andhra Pradesh accepting the authority of the Velanati Cholas.

Andhra Pradesh Sahithya Akademi. He is credited with the victory over the Rashtrakutas. Preclassical Hinduism [c] – “Hindu Synthesis” [d] ca. Saktivarma regained the Eastern Chalukyan throne in AD The Kshatriyas were the ruling class. It was subsequently moved to Rajamahendravaram modern Rajahmundry. An erudite scholar, he was well-versed in the VedasShastras and the ancient epics, and undertook the translation of the Mahabharata into Telugu.

Vishnuvardhana extended his dominions up to Srikakulam in the north and Nellore in the eastren. Contemporaries to the Eastern Chalukyas were the Eastern Gangas in the northeast and the Pallavas in the south.

The Eastern Chalukyas of the 7th and 8th century, were a branch of the Chalukyas of Badami. A number of Telugu authors of the age also wrote in Kannada and vice versa. History of India Eastern Chalukyas 7th century establishments in India 12th century disestablishments in Asia Disestablishments in India.

The conflict continued for a long time with varying degrees of success. According to this eastedn, the dynasty descended from the Moonvia BudhaPururavathe PandavasSatanika and Udayana. The Vengi or Venginadu is a region spread over the mandals of Godavari and Krishna districts. Shunga Empire Maha-Meghavahana Dynasty.