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RAJARAJA
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CHOLA II
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RAJENDRA
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VIJAYADITYA
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RAJARAJA CHOLA III
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Definitions

  1. Rajaraja was evidently not only weak, but foolish.
  2. Rajaraja was neither a great warrier nor a statesman to deal with the prevailing situation. (Web site)
  3. Rajaraja created a powerful standing army and a considerable navy which achieved even greater success under Rajendra than under himself. (Web site)
  4. Rajaraja was succeeded by his son, Rajendra Chola who followed the footprints of his father and glorified the Chola Empire even more. (Web site)
  5. Rajaraja was closely related to the Cholas of Tanjavur by marital and political links. (Web site)

Rajaraja

  1. But Vijayaditya VII, who was the stepbrother of Rajaraja Narendra, seized power with the help of Jayasimha II, the Western Chalukyan ruler.
  2. Rajaraja Narendra managed to regain his throne in 1035 C.E.
  3. Virajrajendra then handed the Vengi throne to Vijayaditya VII, a brother of Rajaraja Narendra and uncle of Rajendra II Chalukya.
  4. Di bawah Rajaraja Chola I (Rajaraja yang hebat) dan anak lelakinya Rajendra Chola, wangsa itu menjadi sebuah kuasa tentara, economi dan kebudayaan di Asia.
  5. The southern kingdoms of Pandyas, Cheras and the Sinhalas were often allied against the Cholas.[ 5] It was the case when Rajaraja came to the throne. (Web site)

Western Chalukyas

  1. The History of Cholas from the period of Rajaraja was tinged with a series of conflicts with the Western Chalukyas.
  2. This relief for Rajaraja Narendra, however, was only temporary, for by 1047 C.E. Vengi and Kalinga were lost by the Cholas to the Western Chalukyas.
  3. Rajaraja Narendra realised that to continue fight with the Western Chalukyas was in vain and concluded peace with Somesvara I.

Rajaraja Chola

  1. Rajaraja Chola conquered peninsular South India, annexed parts of Sri Lanka and occupied the islands of Maldives.
  2. Nambi Andar Nambi, who was a contemporary of Rajaraja Chola I, collected and arranged the books on Saivism into eleven books called Tirumurais.
  3. Uttama Chola---s reign was conspicuous for the lack of any major initiatives and he was replaced by the great Rajaraja Chola in 985 C.E.
  4. However, the Chola revival began with the accession of Rajaraja Chola I in 985.
  5. Rajaraja Chola (985-1014) invaded Lanka in 990 AD and conquered the northern half.

Chola Ii

  1. Rajaraja Chola II chose Rajadhiraja as his heir as he did not have any sons of his own. (Web site)
  2. The growing independence of the local feudatories and chieftains started during Rajaraja Chola II becme more pronounced in Rajadhiraja's reign. (Web site)

Chalukya Cholas

  1. His son Rudra obtained the Godavari delta as gift from the Rajaraja II of Chalukya Cholas.
  2. By conquering Vengi, Rajaraja laid the foundations for the Chalukya Chola dynasty.

Iii

  1. Rajaraja Chola III had a long reign.
  2. Rajaraja Chola II, Rajadhiraja Chola II and Kulothunga Chola III took active roles in the politics of the emerging revival of the Pandyas.
  3. The reign of Rajaraja III was a period of continuous trouble. (Web site)

Eastern Chalukya

  1. Rajaraja---s daughter Kundavai was married to the Eastern Chalukya prince Vimaladitya.
  2. A dynastic marriage between the Vengi prince Vimaladitya and Rajaraja---s daughter Kundavai sealed the alliance between the two ruling families.
  3. To counter the interference of the Western Chalukyas, Rajaraja supported Saktivarman I, an Eastern Chalukya prince who was in exile in the Chola country. (Web site)

Vengi

  1. Kulothunga was a son of the Vengi king Rajaraja Narendra. (Web site)
  2. Rajendra was at the forefront of some of Rajaraja---s campaigns such as those against Vengi and Kalinga towards the end of his reign.
  3. Rajaraja also sent an expedition against the Twelve Thousand Islands, obviously a reference to the Laccadives and Maldives. (Web site)
  4. Marital and political alliances between the Eastern Chalukyas began during the reign of Rajaraja following his invasion of Vengi.

Invaded Vengi

  1. In 1031 C.E., the western Chalukyas invaded Vengi and drove Rajaraja Narendra into exile and installed Vijayaditya as the Vengi king.
  2. Rajaraja invaded Vengi on behalf of the sons of Danarnava.
  3. Vira Choda was succeeded by another son of Kulothunga Rajaraja Chodaganga ruled between 1084 and 1089 as the Vengi Vieceroy.

Siva Temple

  1. The magnificent Siva temple of Thanjavur, completed around 1009 C.E. is a fitting memorial to the material achievements of the time of Rajaraja.
  2. Rajaraja---s great reign is commemorated by the magnificent Siva temple in Thanjavur, the finest monument of this period of South Indian history.
  3. Siva temple of Thanjavur yang maha besar, diselesaikan pada 1009 CE, ialah sebiah peringatan sesuai kepada pencapaian waktu Rajaraja.

Rajaraja However

  1. The inscriptions of Rajaraja however glorify this as a major conquest.
  2. Rajaraja's initial campaigns were against the combined Pandya and Chera armies. (Web site)
  3. Rajaraja however could not capture the Western Chalukya capital Manyakheta. (Web site)
  4. There is no evidence of any military campaign undertaken by Rajaraja until the eighth year of his reign. (Web site)
  5. In a battle against the Cheras sometime before 1008 C.E., Rajaraja stormed and captured Udagai in the western hill country. (Web site)

King Rajaraja

  1. The Cheras faced total defeat at the hands of the great Chola king Rajaraja Chola.
  2. He acted as a support to Chola king Rajaraja III against Pandya incursions. (Web site)
  3. He also managed to re-establish his influence in Vengi and compelled Eastern Chalukya king Rajaraja Narendra to acknowledge his suzerainty over Rajadhiraja.

Rajendra

  1. Rajaraja's son Rajendra I (reigned 1012-1044, initially with his father) extended the Cola sway.
  2. Of these two large temples are worthy of comparison to those of Rajaraja and Rajendra. (Web site)

Built Temple

  1. He also built a temple for Siva at Gangaikonda Cholapuram, similar in design to the Tanjore Brihadisvara temple built by Rajaraja Chola.
  2. The greatest kings among the Medieval Cholas were Rajaraja Chola I (reigned 985-1014) and his son Rajendra Chola I (reigned 1014-42).
  3. Rajaraja Cola (Narendra) reigned in Tanjavur; it was he who built the Brhadisvara temple.
  4. The temple was built by King Rajaraja II (1146-1173 AD) in the late Chola period.

Pandya

  1. Rajaraja once again sought Chola help in regaining his throne.
  2. The Chola monarch Rajaraja III defied the Pandyas by not paying their annual tribute. (Web site)
  3. The southern kingdoms of Pandyas, Cheras and the Sinhalas were often allied against the Cholas.[5] It was the case when Rajaraja came to the throne. (Web site)

Daughter Married

  1. Rajendra---s inscriptions include the many campaigns he carried on behalf of Rajaraja from c.
  2. Rajendra Chola's daughter was also married to an Eastern Chalukya prince Rajaraja Narendra. (Web site)
  3. Rajaraja Chola's daughter married prince Vimaladitya. (Web site)
  4. There were stage productions based on the life of Rajaraja Chola during the 1950s and in 1973, Shivaji Ganesan acted in a screen adaptation of this play. (Web site)
  5. For the rest of his reign Rajaraja had to depend heavily on Hoysala help. (Web site)

Revenue

  1. Rajaraja carried out a revenue and settlement during the final years of his reign. (Web site)
  2. Rajaraja dedicated the proceeds of the revenue from the village of Anaimangalam towards the upkeep of this Vihara. (Web site)

Kundavai

  1. Rajendra naturally had his affinity towards Rajaraja, his nephew (for Kundavai was Rajendra---s sister).
  2. He was brought up mainly under the guidance of his elder sister Kundavai Natchiar and hence, Rajaraja had a high regard for his sister.
  3. Rajaraja had an elder brother, Aditya Karikalan and an elder sister, Kundavai. (Web site)

Navy

  1. The Cholas had an effective navy and Rajaraja, with a view to control this trade route completely, led an attack to the Maldive Islands too.
  2. During his 30-year reign, Rajaraja expanded his kingdom into an extensive empire with a powerful standing army and navy.

Brihadisvara Temple

  1. The revived Chola power under Rajaraja Chola I was expanding towards the north into the Mysore territories.
  2. Rajaraja consolidated the Chola defences in the north by eliminating the last remnants of the Rashtrakuta power.
  3. More recently, Balakumaran wrote the opus Udaiyar based on the event surrounding Rajaraja Chola's construction of the Brihadisvara Temple in Thanjavur. (Web site)
  4. Evidently Rajaraja gave his army its due share in the glory derived from his extensive conquests.
  5. Under Rajaraja Chola (Rajaraja The Great) and his son Rajendra Chola, the Cholas rose as a notable military, economic and cultural power in Asia.

Rajaraja Narendra

  1. Virajrajendra then handed the Vengi throne to Vijayaditya VII, a brother of Rajaraja Narendra and uncle of Rajendra II Chalukya.
  2. From the death of Parantaka I, to the accession of Rajaraja I in 985 C.E., Chola history is obscure.
  3. A civil war ensued between Vijayaditya and Rajaraja.
  4. Meanwhile prince Rajendra Chalukya, son of Rajaraja Narendra through the Chola princess Ammangai was brought up in the Chola harem.
  5. His son Rajaraja Narendra, through the Chola princess Kundavai, was appointed crown prince and succeeded his father on the throne of Vengi.

Utilised

  1. In this war, Jata Choda Bhima was killed and Vengi passed into the hands of Rajaraja.
  2. Rajaraja I utilised the claim of one of these princes, Saktivarma, as a pretext for intervening in the affairs of Vengi. (Web site)
  3. Rajaraja utilised this opportunity and invaded the island. (Web site)
  4. Rajaraja not only was particular about recording his achievements, but also was equally diligent in preserving the records of his predecessors. (Web site)

Probably

  1. They probably synchronised with the completion of the temple by Rajaraja Cholan the Great.
  2. Rajaraja I was probably the greatest ruler of the Chola Empire in southeastern India.

Vijayaditya

  1. A civil war ensued between Vijayaditya and Rajaraja. (Web site)

Conquering Vengi

  1. By conquering Vengi, Rajaraja laid the foundations for the Chalukya Chola dynasty.

Rajaraja Chola Iii

  1. The Cholas, under Rajaraja Chola III and later, his successor Rajendra Chola III, were quite weak and therefore, experienced continuous trouble.

Exile

  1. In 1031 C.E., the western Chalukyas invaded Vengi and drove Rajaraja Narendra into exile and installed Vijayaditya as the Vengi king. (Web site)
  2. To counter the interference of the Western Chalukyas, Rajaraja supported Saktivarman I, an Eastern Chalukya prince who was in exile in the Chola country. (Web site)

Hands

  1. In this war, Jata Choda Bhima was killed and Vengi passed into the hands of Rajaraja.

Accession

  1. From the death of Parantaka I, to the accession of Rajaraja I in 985 C.E., Chola history is obscure. (Web site)

Behalf

  1. Rajaraja invaded Vengi on behalf of the sons of Danarnava.

Time

  1. Kulothunga died some time in 1218 and Rajaraja Chola III became the Chola king. (Web site)

Elder Sister

  1. Rajaraja had an elder brother, Aditya Karikalan and an elder sister, Kundavai. (Web site)

Greater Success

  1. Rajaraja created a powerful standing army and a considerable navy which achieved even greater success under his son Rajendra. (Web site)

Cheras

  1. The Cheras faced total defeat at the hands of the great Chola king Rajaraja Chola.

Great

  1. The earliest reference to the girls dedicated to temples appears in a Tamil inscription dating back to the reign of Rajaraja the great, a Chola monarch. (Web site)
  2. Rajaraja Cholan the Great, occupies the foremost place in the history of the later Cholas. (Web site)

Parts

  1. During the reign of Rajaraja we learn that the city was divided into two parts: Ullalai (inner) and Purambadi (outer) city.

Thanjavur

  1. The magnificent Siva temple of Thanjavur, completed around 1009 C.E. is a fitting memorial to the material achievements of the time of Rajaraja. (Web site)
  2. Rajaraja built the Great temple of Thanjavur and covered the two hundred feet high tower with gold to signal his contribution.
  3. Thanjavur is famous for the Brihadishwara Temple (or Brihadeeswara temple) built by Rajaraja Chola during the 11th century [4].

Temple

  1. From the epigraphic evidence it is known about Rajaraja started building this temple on his 19th year and completed on 275th day of his 25th year.
  2. They probably synchronised with the completion of the temple by Rajaraja Cholan the Great. (Web site)
  3. He also built a temple for Siva at Gangaikonda Cholapuram, similar in design to the Tanjore Brihadisvara temple built by Rajaraja Chola. (Web site)

Princes

  1. Rajaraja I utilised the claim of one of these princes, Saktivarma, as a pretext for intervening in the affairs of Vengi.

Achievements

  1. Rajaraja not only was particular about recording his achievements, but also was equally diligent in preserving the records of his predecessors. (Web site)

Conquest

  1. Rajaraja Chola began his military career with the conquest of the Cheras.

Throne

  1. Rajaraja Narendra managed to regain his throne in 1035 C.E.

Reign

  1. Rajaraja carried out a revenue and settlement during the final years of his reign. (Web site)
  2. She survived this king and lived on for another 16 years into the reign of Rajaraja I. (Web site)
  3. During the reign of Rajaraja and Rajendra, the administration of the Chola empire matured considerably. (Web site)

Inscription

  1. An inscription of Rajaraja from c. (Web site)

Inscriptions

  1. The inscriptions of Rajaraja however glorify this as a major conquest. (Web site)
  2. In the inscriptions of Rajaraja Chola (A.D. 984-1013) toddy-drawers are referred to as Iluvans.

Entire Island

  1. The choice of this city demonstrates the desire of Rajaraja to conquer the entire island. (Web site)

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  2. Siva
  3. Glossaries > Glossary of Indian Monarchs /
  4. Kalinga
  5. Greater Success

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