Dakshina Kosala

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Dakshina Kosala or Southern Kosala was a colony of Kosala kings identified to be in the Chattisgad state. Raghava Rama's mother Kausalya was from this kingdom.

References in Mahabharata

Sahadeva's Military Campaign

  • Mahabharata, Book 2, Chapter 30

// Sahadeva targeted the kingdoms in the regions south to the Gangatic Plain//

Sahadeva, vanquishing the invincible Bhismaka, then defeated in battle the king of Kosala and the ruler of the territories lying on the banks of the Venwa, as also the Kantarakas and the kings of the eastern Kosalas.

See also

Kingdoms of Ancient India

Kosala Kingdom


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Created by Jijith Nadumuri at 13 Jan 2010 12:58 and updated at 14 Jun 2010 17:43

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