Malava Kingdom


Malava Kingdom
Ceramic goblet from Navdatoli, Malwa, 1300 BCE.

Malava kingdom was one among the many kingdoms ruled by the Yadava kings in the central and western India, corresponding to the Malwa region. Sometimes Avanti and Malava were described to be the same country. They were originally a western tribe, in Punjab province of Pakistan. Later they migrated to Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh states of India. In recorded history of India, there were a royal tribe called Malavas. They were believed to be the descendants of the Malavas.

Asia in 1200 AD, showing the Yadava Dynasty and its neighbors.

Malavas were originally a tribe neighbouring the Madra territories in Punjab province of Pakistan.

See also

  • Kingdoms of Ancient India

References

  • Mahabharata of Krishna Dwaipayana Vyasa, translated to English by Kisari Mohan Ganguli

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