Origin Of Nanda Dynasty | Mahapadmananda

The Nandas were the successors of the Saisunaga Dynasty. The Puranas refer 9 Nandas who ruled 100 years. He 9 Nandas mentioned in the Mahabodhivamsa are Ugrasena, Panduka, Pandugati, Bhutapala, Rastrapala, Govishanaka, Dasaisddhaka, Kaivarta and Dhana. While the Mahabodhivamsa calls the first Nanda by the name of Ugrasena, the Puranas Read More …