The History of Bappa Rawal – Founder Of The Mewar Dynasty
The History of Bappa Rawal
There are so many heroes and fighters born in the holy land of india.Bappa rawal is on of them. Here is The history of Bappa Rawal founder Of The mewar dynasty.
He was one of the most powerful and famous rulers of the Mewar Dynasty. Bappa Rawal established the Mewar Dynasty, naming it for the kingdom he had just taken. Bappa Rawal become a hero on battlefields near and far, yet his fascinating life is full of enigmas, and many were the legends created about him. His father, Rawal Mahendra II had married a woman of the Paramara Rajput clan , from Mt. Abu or Chandravati, both Paramara centres at that time. She was also the sister of Maan Mori, the Paramara king who ruled much of the State of Mewar.
Bappa Rawal spent his childhood near a Nagda city. As with most high-spirited princes, there are several legends from Bappa’s early years as a youth in the wild Vindhya Range.
Bappa Rawal played an important role in the Battle of Rajasthan, a series of wars fought in the 8th century AD between the regional rulers of North-Western India and the Arabs of Sindh, in which the regional Indian rulers inflicted a resounding defeat on the invading Arabs. In the 8th century Arab Muslims started attacking India within a few decades of the birth of Islam, which was basically an extension of invasion of Persia. In order to ward off Muslim invasions across the western and northern borders of Rajputana , Bappa united the smaller states of Ajmer and Jaisalmer to stop the attacks. He fought and defeated the Arabs in the country and turned the tide for a while.
Bravery of Bappa Rawal
Bappa defeated Bin Qasim through Saurashtra and back to the western banks of the Sindhu . he also pursued Bin Qasim to Baluchistan. He then marched on to Ghazni and defeated the local ruler Salim and after nominating a representative returned to Chittor. Raja Mori named Bappa Rawal his successor and crowned him King of Chittor. Bappa Rawal and his armies invaded various kingdoms including Kandahar, Khorasan, Turan, Ispahan, Iran. He also made them vassals of his kingdom. Thus he not only defended India’s frontiers but for a brief period was able to expand them.
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It is a great moment to know the our ancient heroes & our forefather .We must know our history .
If Bappa Rawal was made a king of Mewar at about 728 AD, that has been continued till 1728? or till now ? shows 1100 years approx. since Bappa’s reign? How could it be written 1500 years of reign of the Rajputs? Could you clarify it please?
Most probably, The Rajputs might have started ruling there since the 4th century, though.
At last, where and what are their descendants doing nowadays?