List of Suryavanshi Kings (Solar Dynasty) (Suryavamsha) family tree (members) names
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Just before going to “List of Suryavanshi Kings (Suryavansh) (Suryavamsha) (Solar Dynasty) family tree (members) names“, let us know a brief, basic and very important information.
Lord Sri Rama was born in the great family of Suryavansh (Suryavanshi) (Suryavamsha) (Lord Surya / Solar Dynasty / lineage).
In India, the Suryavansh (Suryavamsha) or Solar dynasty was founded by the great King Ikshvaku.
Few of the great people belonging to this great Suryavamsha (Suryavanshi) (Suryavansh) (Solar dynasty) are:
Mandhata, Muchukunda, Ambarisha, Bharata Chakravarti, Satya Harishchandra, Dileepa, Sagara, Raghu etc.
We all Indians should be highly proud of being born in this greatest country Bharata (India).
We have born in this greatest country as we may have done some ‘punya karma‘ (good deeds) in our earlier lives.
Note : Kindly note that, the below information is taken from Srimad Valmiki Ramayana and Srimad Bhagavatam.
The names may vary as per few other Puranas, this is because one person is known by multiple names.
All the below mentioned Kings and Queens lived thousands of years. For e.g., Dasharatha lived almost 9k+ years.
Lord Rama was present physically for more than 11k years on this earth.
King Muchukunda lived even during the Dvapara Yuga, that is, he lived for lakhs of years.
This is the amazing part of this great clan of Suryavansh (Suryavanshi) (Suryavamsha) (Solar Dynasty).
Now let us move on to know the “What is the Suryavamsha (Suryavansh) (Suryavanshi) (Solar dynasty) family tree“.
Sri Suryavansh (Suryavanshi) (Suryavamsha) (Solar Dynasty) family tree was first started by svayam (directly) Bhagavan Sri Maha Vishnu / Srimann Narayana.
List of Suryavanshi Kings (Suryavansh) (Suryavamsha) (Solar Dynasty) family tree (members) names are as given below:
Lord Sri Narayana (Vishnu) : Lord Sri Vishnu is the Supreme Lord of all the infinite Universes.
Lord Sri Vishnu’s consort (wife) name is called as Goddess Sri Maha Lakshmi Devi.
Lord Sri Brahma Deva : Lord Sri Brahma Deva is the son of Lord Sri Vishnu.
Lord Sri Brahma Deva’s consort (wife) is called as Goddess Sri Sarasvati Devi.
Marichi : Marichi is the son of Lord Sri Brahma Deva. Marichi’s consorts (wives) names are:
Kala (कला / ಕಲಾ / kalā), Urna (ऊर्न / ಊರ್ನ / ūrna), and Sambhuti (संभूति / ಸಂಭೂತಿ / sambhūti).
Marichi and Kala had a son named Maharishi Kashyapa.
Maharishi Kashyapa : Maharishi Kashyapa is the son of Marichi.
Maharishi Kashyapa had 13 consorts (wives) and their names are as given below:
Aditi, Diti, Kadru, Danu, Arishta, Surasa, Surabhi, Vinata, Tamra, Krodhavasha, Ira, Vishva and Muni
Lord Sri Surya : Lord Sri Surya is the son of Maharishi Kashyapa and Aditi Devi. Lord Sri Surya Deva is also called as Vivasvan.
Lord Sri Surya Deva consorts (wives) names are: Sanjna Devi and Chhaya Devi
Lord Sri Surya Deva siblings names are: Lord Indra, Lord Agni, Lord Vayu, Lord Varuna, Lord Vamana (Vishnu), Lord Bhaga, Lord Aaryaman, Lord Mitra etc.
Lord Sri Surya Deva children names are: Vaivasvata Manu, Lord Yama, Suvarchala, Yami, Ashvini Kumaras (twins), Revanta, Lord Shani, Tapati, Savarni Manu, etc.
Manu (Vaivasvata Manu) : Manu (Vaivasvata Manu) is the son of Lord Sri Surya Deva and Sanjna Devi and his consort (wife) name is Shraddha Devi.
Manu (Vaivasvata Manu) has ten sons namely: Ikshvaku, Nabhaga, Dhrsta, Saryati, Narisyanta, Dista (Nabhanedista), Tarusa (Karusha), Prsadhra, Vasuman (Pramshu) and Ila (Sudyumna).
He is the same King Manu Maharaja who appears during the Lord Matsya avatar (Lord Vishnu avatar).
Ikshvaku : Ikshvaku was the son of Manu (Vaivasvata Manu) and Shraddha Devi.
Ikshvaku children names are: Kukshi, Nimi, and 98 sons.
Since Ikshvaku was great and divine in this lineage, Lord Rama’s lineage is known as Ikshvaku Vansh (Vamsha).
From Nimi , the great lineage of Janaka Maharaja (Seeradhwaja) (Goddess Sri Sita Devi father) and Kushadhwaja proceeds further.
Kukshi : Kukshi was the son of Ikshvaku.
Vikukshi : Vikukshi was the son of Kukshi.
Kakutstha (Puranjaya) : Kakutstha or Puranjaya is the son of Vikukshi.
[Bana (बाण / ಬಾಣ / bāṇa) may be an another name of Kakutstha (Puranjaya) (Not sure about this).]
Anaranya (Anena) : Anaranya (Anena) is the son of Kakutstha (Puranjaya).
Prithu : Prithu is the son of Anaranya (Anena). Prithu’s sibling is Nishada. Prithu consort name is Archi.
This King Prithu is different from the other King Prithu from whom mother earth got the name Prithvi.
Mother earth got the name Prithvi from a King Prithu who belonged to Chandravansh (Chandravamsha) (Lunar Dynasty).
Vishvagashva (Vijitsatva) : Vishvagashva (Vijitsatva) is the son of the great King Prithu.
Ardra or Chandra : Ardra or Chandra is the son of Vishvagashva (Vijitsatva).
Yuvanashva I : Yavanashva I is the son of Ardra or Chandra.
Shravasta : Shravasta is the son of Yuvanashva I.
Dirghashva : Dirghashva is the son of Shravasta.
Yuvanashva II : Yuvanashva II is the son of Dirghashva.
Mandhata : Mandhata is also called as Mandhatri. Mandhata wives names are: Bindumati and Chaitrarathi.
Mandhata sons names are : Purukutsa I, Ambarisha and Muchukunda
This great King Muchukunda is the same who comes in the Mahabharata also.
Through Muchukunda (Using the fire from his eyes), Lord Krishna kills a demon King called Kalayavana.
Ambarisha I : He is the son of Mandhata (Mandhatri).
King Ambarisha was a great and divine devotee of Lord Vishnu.
Because of this great and divine King Ambarisha, we are aware of the great and divine Ekadashi vrata (Ekadashi fasting).
King Ambarisha was so divine and devoted to Lord Vishnu, even the avatar of Lord Shiva, that is
Rishi Durvasa (Lord Shiva avatar) was not able to do anything to this devoted King Ambarisha.
Purukutsa I : Purukutsa I is also another son of Mandhata (Mandhatri).
Kuvalashva (Dhundhumara) (Dhundhumar) : Kuvalashva (Dhundhumara) (Dhundhumar) is the son of Purukutsa I.
Since Kuvalashva kills a demon named ‘Dhundhu‘, he is also called as Dhundhumara (In Sanskrit pronunciation) or Dhundhumar (In Hindi pronunciation).
Kuvalashva (Dhundhumara) (Dhundhumar) sons names are: Dṛḍhāśva (Dridhashva), Kapilāśva (Kapilashva) and Bhadrāśva (Bhadrashva).
Dridhashva : Dridhashva is the son of Kuvalashva (Dhundhumara) (Dhundhumar).
Pramoda : Pramoda is the son of Dridhashva.
Haryashva I : Haryashva I is also the son of Pramoda.
Nikumbha : Nikumbha is the son of Haryashva I.
Santashva (Bahulashva) : Santashva (Bahulashva) is the son of Nikumbha.
Krishashva : Krishashva is the son of Bahulashva.
Prasenjit I (Senajit) : Prasenjit I (Senajit) is the son of Krishashva.
Trasadasyu : Trasadasyu is the son of Prasenjit I (Senajit).
Sambhoot : Sambhoot is the son of Trasadasyu.
Anaranya II : Anaranya II is the son of Sambhoot.
Trashadashva : Trashadashva is the son of Anaranya II.
Haryashva II : Haryashva II is the son of Trashadashva.
Praruna : Praruna (Read as Praaruna) is the son of Haryashva II.
Tribandhana : Tribandhana is the son of Praruna.
Satyavrata (Trishanku) : Satyavrata (Trishanku) is the son of Tribandhana.
This Trishanku had an ambition of going to Svarga Loka in his material body itself.
Some how Trishanku persuaded the great Brahmarishi Vishwamitra and even tried to go Svarga Loka in his material body.
But, Lord Indra didn’t allowed Trishanku to enter Svarga Loka in his material body.
Thus, Brahmarishi Vishwamitra built an artificial Svarga Loka for Trishanku.
Trishanku = Tri + Shanku = Three + Sins. He is the person who had made three ghastly sins.
Satya Harishchandra : Satya Harishchandra was the son of Satyavrata (Trishanku).
Satya Harishchandra was one among the legendary Kings of the Solar dynasty (Suryavanshi) (Suryavamsha).
Satya Harishchandra had donated whole of his Kingdom to Brahmarishi Vishwamitra.
Satya Harishchandra wife name is Taramati and son name is Rohitashva (Lohitashva).
Rohitashva (Lohitashva) : Rohitashva (Lohitashva) is the son of the great King Satya Harishchandra.
Harita : Harita is the son of Rohitashva (Lohitashva).
Champa (Chenchu) : Champa (Chenchu) is the son of Harita. King Champa constructed a large city called as Champapuri.
Sudeva : Sudeva is the son of Champa (Chenchu).
Vijaya : Vijaya is the son of Sudeva.
Rusak (Bharuka) : Rusak (Bharuka) is the son of Vijaya.
Vrika : Vrika is the son of Rusak (Bharuka).
Bahuka (Ashita) (Jitashatru) : Bahuka (Read as Baahuka) (Ashita) (Jitashatru) is the son of Vrika.
Sagara : This great King Sagara (Pronounce as – सगर / ಸಗರ / sagara) was the son of Bahuka.
Meaning of Sagara = Sa + Gara = With + Poison. Sagara is the person who was born with poison.
This poison was given to Sagara’s mother when she was pregnant by other wife of Bahuka.
Since Sagara was born with the poison during his birth, he was given this name Sagara.
Because of this great King Sagara (Pronounce as – सगर / ಸಗರ / sagara), the ocean is known as Sagara (Pronounce as – सागर / ಸಾಗರ / sāgara).
Asamanjasa (Asamanja) : Asamanjasa (Asamanja) was the son of Sagara and Keshini.
Anshuman : Anshuman was the son of Asamanjasa (Asamanja).
Dileepa I : The great King Dileepa I (Dilipa) is the son of Anshuman.
Bhagiratha : Bhagiratha is the son of King Dileepa I.
This great King Bhagiratha is the one who brought down the Ganga river of Svarga Loka on earth.
Thus, Ganga on earth is also called as Bhagirathi (भागीरथि / ಭಾಗೀರಥಿ / bhāgīrathi).
Bhagiratha had two children, Shruta (son) and Hamsi (daughter).
Shruta : Shruta is the son of the great King Bhagirtha.
Nabhaga : Nabhaga (Read as Naabhaaga) is the son of Shruta.
Ambarisha II : He is the son of Nabhaga.
Sindhudweepa : Sindhudweepa is the son of the great and divine King Ambarisha.
Pratayu : Pratayu is the son of Sindhudweepa.
Shrutuparna : Shrutuparna is the son of Pratayu.
Sarvakama : Sarvakama is the son of Shrutuparna.
Sudasa : Sudasa is the son of Sarvakama.
Mitrasah : Mitrasah is the son of Sudasa.
Sarvakama II : Sarvakama II is the son of Mitrasah.
Ananaranya III : Ananaranya III is the son of Sarvakama II.
Nighna : Nighna is the son of Ananaranya III.
Animitra : Animitra is the son of Nighna.
Duliduh : Duliduh is the son of Animitra.
Dileepa II : Dileepa II is the son of Duliduh. Dileepa II wife name is Sudakshina.
Raghu : King Raghu is the son of Dileepa II and Sudakshina (mother).
King Raghu is the great king of Suryavansh (Solar Dynasty) (Suryavamsha).
Because of him Lord Rama is called as ‘Raghavendra‘ (Indra among the Raghu family),
‘Raghava‘ (Son of the Raghu family), ‘Raghu Nandana‘ (Son of King Raghu), ‘Raghu Kula Tilaka‘ (Gem among the Raghu family),
‘Raghu Shreshta‘ (Best among the Raghu family), ‘Raghu Pungavaya‘ (Scion among the Raghu lineage), ‘Raghu Natha‘ (Lord of the Raghu dynasty), etc.
Here Raghavendra = Raghava + Indra = Lord Rama + As a King (Most valuable) – Lord Rama is like a King (Most valuable) among the King Raghu lineage.
Aja : Aja is the son of the great King Raghu and Aja is also the father of the another great King Dasharath.
King Aja wife name is called as ‘Indumati‘. King Aja wife Indumati was the princess of Vidarbha (King Bhoja’s younger sister).
Dasharatha : Dasharatha is the son of the King Aja.
Dasharatha sons names are: Lord Rama, Lakshmana, Bharata (In Hindi it is pronounced as Bharat) and Shatrughna.
Dasharatha only daughter name is Shanta.
Dasharatha had 3 main wives and their names are: Kausalya, Kaikeyi and Sumitra.
This amazing King Dasharatha lived 9k+ years. When King Dasharatha had completed his 9k years, he married all his four sons.
Rama : Lord Rama is an avatar of Lord Vishnu himself.
There is no difference between Lord Rama and Lord Vishnu. Lord Rama had all the qualities of Lord Vishnu.
Lord Rama consort (wife) name is ‘Goddess Sri Sita Devi‘ and she is an avatar of ‘Goddess Sri Maha Lakshmi Devi‘.
Lord Rama and Goddess Sri Sita Devi sons names are Kusha and Lava. Kusha is an avatar of Lord Indra and Lava is an avatar of Lord Agni.
Lord Rama was present physically on this earth for more than 11k years, and those years were known as ‘Rama Rajyam‘.
Kusha : Kusha is the son of Lord Rama and Goddess Sri Sita Devi. Kusha wife name is Kumudvati.
Kusha is a contemporary of Chandravanshi (Chandravamsha) (Lunar Dynasty) King Kunti.
Kusha son name is ‘Atithi‘ and daughter name is ‘Kanakamalika‘ and she was married to Mahabhoja a Yadava king.
(Lava ruled a place called Lavapuri, that is, today’s Lahore and he also ruled another place called today’s Laos.)
Atithi : Atithi is the son of Kusha and Kumudvati. Atithi was a contemporary of Chandravanshi (Chandravamsha) (Lunar Dynasty) King Turvasu II.
Nishadha : Nishadha is the son of Atithi and he founded Nishadha Kingdom.
Nabha : Nabha is the son of Nishadha.
Pundarika : Pundarika is the son of Nabha.
Kshemadhanva : Kshemadhanva is the son of Pundarika.
Devanika : Devanika is the son of Kshemadhanva.
Aniha (Ahinagu) : Aniha (Read as Aneeha) is the son of Devanika.
Pariyatra : Pariyatra (Read as Paariyaatra) is the son of Aniha (Ahinagu).
Balasthala : Balasthala (Read as बलस्थल) is the son of Pariyatra.
Uktha : Uktha is the son of Balasthala.
Sahasrashva : Sahasrashva is the son of Uktha.
Chandravaloka : Chandravaloka is the son of Sahasrashva.
Rudraksha : Rudraksha is the son of Chandravaloka.
Chandragiri : Chandragiri is the son of Rudraksha.
Bhanuchandra : Bhanuchadra is the son of Chandragiri.
Shrutayu : Shrutayu is the son of Bhanuchandra.
Uluka : Uluka is the son of Shrutayu.
Unnabha : Unnabha is the son of Uluka.
Vajranabha : Vajranabha is the son of Unnabha.
Sankhana : Sankhana is the son of Vajranabha.
Vyusitashva : Vyusitashva is the son of Sankhana.
Vishvasaha : Vishvasaha is the son of Vyusitashva.
Hiranyanabha : Hinranyanabha is the son of Vishvasaha.
Hiranyanabha became the disciple of Rishi Jaimini and propounded the system of mystic yoga which was initiated by Yājñavalkya.
Pushpa : Pushpa is the son of Hiranyanabha.
Dhruvasandhi : Dhruvasandhi is the son of Pushpa.
Sudarshana : Sudarshana is the son of Dhruvasandhi.
Agnivarna : Agnivarna is the son of Sudarshana.
Sheeghra : Sheeghra is the son of Agnivarna.
Maru : Maru is the son of Sheeghra.
Prasushruta : Prasushruta is the son of Maru.
Susandhi (Sandhi) : Susandhi (Sandhi) is the son of Prasushruta.
Amarshana : Amarshana is the son of Susandhi (Sandhi).
Mahasvana : Mahasvana (Read as Mahasvaana) is the son of Amarshana.
Vishvabhahu : Vishvabhahu is the son of Mahasvna.
Prasenajit : Prasenajit is the son of Vishvabhahu.
Takshaka : Takshaka is the son of Praenajit.
Brihadbala : Brihadbala is the son of Takshaka.
Brihadrana : Brihadrana is the son of Brihadbala.
Urukriya (Gurukshep) : Urukriya (Gurukshep) is the son of Brihadrana.
Vatsavriddha (Vatsavyuha) : Vatsavriddha (Vatsavyuha) is the son of Urukriya (Gurukshep).
Prativyoma : Prativyoma is the son of Vatsavriddha (Vatsavyuha).
Bhanu : Bhanu (Read as Bhaanu) is the son of Prativyoma.
Divakara (Divaka) : Divakara (Read as Divaakara) (Divaka – Read as Divaaka) is the son of Bhanu.
Sahadeva : Sahadeva is the son of Divakara (Divaka).
Brihadashva II : Brihadashva II is the son of Sahadeva.
Bhanuratha (Bhanuman) : Bhanuratha (Bhanuman – Read as Bhaanumaan) is the son of Brihadashva II.
Pratikashva : Pratikashva (Read as Pratikaashva) is the son of Bhanuratha (Bhanuman).
Supratika : Supratika is the son of Pratikashva.
Marudeva : Marudeva is the son of Supratika.
Sunakshatra : Sunakshatra is the son of Marudeva.
Pushkara (Kinnara) : Pushkara (Kinnara) is the son of Sunakshatra.
Antariksha : Antariksha is the son of Pushkara (Kinnara).
Suvarna (Sutapaa) : Suvarna (Sutapaa) is the son of Antariksha.
Amitrajit : Amitrajit is the son of Suvarna (Sutapaa).
Brihadraja (Okkaka) : Brihadraja (Okkaka) is the son of Amitrajit.
Barhi : Barhi is the son of Brihadraja.
Kritanjaya (Sivisamjaya) : Kritanjaya (Sivisamjaya) is the son of Barhi.
Rananjaya (Sihassara) : Rananjaya (Sihassara) is the son of Kritanjaya (Sivisamjaya).
Sanjaya (Mahakoshala or Jayasena) : Sanjaya (Mahakoshala or Jaysena) is the son of Rananjaya (Sihassara).
Shakya (Sihahanu) : Shakya (Sihahanu) is the son of Sanjaya (Mahakoshala or Jaysena).
Shuddhodana (Shuddhoda) : Shuddhodana (Shuddhoda) is the son of Shakya (Sihahanu).
Shuddhodana in his earlier life was one among the Tripurasura (3 demons) who were killed by Lord Shiva.
Shuddhodana was a ruler of Shakya of Kapilavastu.
Siddhartha : Siddhartha or Gautama Buddha is the son of Shuddhodana and is an avatar of Lord Vishnu.
Gautama Buddha is the 9th avatar (incarnation) of Lord Vishnu after Lord Krishna (8th avatar).
Gautama Buddha took avatar on this earth to teach ‘moha shastra‘ (illusionary lessons) to demonic people.
Rahula : Rahula (Read as Raahula) is the son of Siddhartha (Gautama Buddha).
Prasenajit : Prasenajit is the son of Rahula. Prasenajit was born when Siddhartha (Gautama Buddha) was 27 years of age.
Kshudraka (Kuntala) : Kshudraka (Kuntala) is the son of Prasenajit.
Ranaka (Kulaka) : Ranaka (Kulaka) is the son of Kshudraka (Kuntala).
Suratha : Suratha is the son of Ranaka (Kulaka).
Sumitra : Sumitra is the son of Suratha.
King Sumitra was Last ruler of Suryavansh (Suryavamshi) (Solar Dynasty).
King Sumitra was defeated by a very powerful King called Mahapadma Nanda of Magadha in 362 BCE.
But King Sumitra was not killed, and he fled to Rohtas, located in present-day Bihar (The Sanskrit name of Bihar is Vihara).
After Sumitra this lineage disappeared in the Kali Yuga.
The above same list is again reproduced in the photo image format as below for your better understanding:
The great family of Ikshvaku, Raghu, Dasharata, Sri Ramachandra prabhu.
We should be highly proud of been born in this Great nation and in this Great vansh / vamsha / family / lineage.
Here svayam (directly) Sri Hari (Lord Vishnu) has been born as Sri Ramachandra Prabhu and also in different avatars.
Jai Sri Rama.
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