Varman dynasty was initially feudatories of the Gupta Empire. This dynasty was established by Pushya varman in 350 AD. This dynasty ruled Kamarupa in Assam. However as the power of the Guptas diminished, Mahendravarman (470-494) performed two horse sacrifices and became independent.
This dynasty is also known as Naraka or Bhauma dynasty as it traces its ancestry to the mythological characters Narakasura, Bhagadatta and Vajradatta. Bhaskara Varman was the most famous monarch of this dynasty. He claimed be a descendant from Lord Vishnu. He was a staunch Buddhist.
The following are the kings of this dynasty who ruled Assam:
350-374 Pushya Varman
374-398 Samudra Varman
398-422 Bala Varman
422-446 Kalyana Varman
446-470 Ganapati Varman
470-494 Mahendra Varman
494-518 Narayana Varman
518-542 Bhuti Varman
542-566 Chandramukha Varman
566-590 Sthita Varman
590-595 Susthita Varman
595-600 Supratisthita Varman
600-650 Bhaskara Varman
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(Last Updated on : 22-11-2011)
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