The Khukhrain Lineage

Kashyap Rishi : -Kashyap's wives are the mothers of the whole world - Aditi, Diti, Danu, Kaashthaa, Arishtaa, Surasaa, Ilaa, Muni, Krodhvashaa, Taamraa, Surabhi, Saramaa and Timi.

Timi's sons are water creatures. Saramaa's sons are lions etc violent animals. Surabhi's sons are buffalo and cow etc 2-feet animals. Taamraa's sons are preying birds. Muni produced Apsaraa; and Krodhvashaa produced snakes, scorpions etc poisonous worms. Ilaa produced trees, creepers etc on Prithvi and Surasaa produced Yaatudhaan (Raakshas). Arishtaa produced Gandharv and Kaashthaa produced horse etc 1-foot animals. Danu had 61 sons. Some of her main sons are - Dwimoordhaa, Shambar, Arisht, Hayagreev, Vibhaavasu, Ayomukh, Shankushiraa, Swarbhaanu, Kapil, Arun, Pulomaa, Vrishparvaa, Ekchakra, Anutaapan, Dhoomrakesh, Viroopaaksh, Viprachitti, Durjay. Swarbhaanu's daughter Suprabhaa was married to Namuchi and Vrishparvaa's Sharmishthaa was married to Yayaati - Nahush's son. Danu's son Vaishwaanar had four beautiful daughters - Upadaanavee, Hayashiraa, Pulomaa and Kaalakaa. Upadaanavee was married to Hiranyaaksh and Hayashiraa was married to Kratu.

As per the order of Brahmaa Jee Prajaapati Bhagavaan Kashyap married to Vaishwaanar's two remaining daughters - Pulomaa and Kaalakeya. They produced Paulom and Kaalakeya named 60,000 powerful Daanav respectively. Their another name was Nivaatakavach. They used to disturb Yagya etc. Therefore, Pareekshit, alone killed them to please Indra. This happened when he was in Swarg. Viprachitti's wife Sinhikaa produced 101 sons. Among them the eldest son wasRaahu who was given the status of a planet by Brahmaa Jee. Remaining 100 sons' name was Ketu.

Now to Aditi's lineage. Naaraayan took Avataar in this Vansh as Vaaman. Her sons were Vivaswaan, Aryamaa, Pooshaa, Twashtaa, Saritaa, Bhag, Dhaataa, Vidhaataa, Varun, Mitra, Indra, and Trivikram (Vaaman).

1. Vivaswaan :- Vivaswaan's wife Sangyaa produced Shraaddhdev and Yam and Yamee. The same Sangyaa took the form of a mare (Chhaayaa). Vivaswaan's second wife Chhaayaa gave birth to two other sons - Shanaishchar (Shani) and Saavarni Manu (Manu) and one daughter Tapatee. Vivasvaan also known as SuryaDev as he was not interested in luxuries whereas his brothers Indra, Danav ,etc always kept fighting. Vivaswaan always favored truth and tried to enlighten other's thinking. Due to his qualities and kindness he was designated as the Lord of all the Planets and the Suns of this Universe. Thus, became famous with the name Surya Dev. In Hinduism, after Tridev (Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh) preference is given to Surya Dev. Once he was requested by the Tridev to commence a dynasty on the Earth, though all the human being originated from Manu (the first human being). So, he asked Shraddhdev to commence a Dynasty to protect the truth and creatures of the planet.

2.Shraaddh Dev :- Caspian Sea near Persia was the place where he started the dynasty with the name as SURYAVANSH (Sun Dynasty)

3.Ikshvaaku :- First prominent monarch of this dynasty. Therefore, this dynasty is also known as the Ikshvaaku Dynasty. The army of Ikshavaaku Dynasty was the most powerful army of ancient time. Shraaddh Dev migrated to north western part of India through the area of present Iraq and Iran. Their he killed Babilons and Mesopotans. These people were famous with name ARYAN in the ancient Harrapa culture. Some of the aryans made the area of babilons, mesopotans and Indus valley as their permanent base.

The House of Ikshvaaku reigns over Kosala, an ancient kingdom in the northeast river plains of India, in the modern state of Uttar Pradesh, along the banks of the Sarayu. The capital is Ayodhya.

He had one hundred sons. Fifty of them ruled Uttarapath (Northern India) and fifty ruled Dakshinapath (Southern India).

4. King Kukutsth : - He was a brave king and fought in the Devasur Sangram. His original name was Puranjaya. But after he annihilated Asuras (demons) while sitting on the hump (Kukud) of a bull, he was known as Kakuthstha, which means seated on the hump. His dynasty was also known as Kakuthstha after him. Kukutsth also known as Puranjaya.

5.King Anenaa

6. King Prithu

7. King Vishvrandhri

8. King Chandra

9. King Yuvnaashav

10. King Shaavsat:- He founded the town of Shravasti near Kosala.

11.King Vrahadhashav

12. King Kuvliyaashav : - He killed a Rakshasa named Dhundh. It is said that Dhundhar region and the Dhund river are named after Dhund. Eighteen of Kuvalashva's sons died in the battle with Dhund. Thereafter, Kuvalashva was called "Dhundhumara".

13.King Dhadhaashv

14. King Haryashav

15. King Nikumbh

16. King Varnaashav

17. King Krinaashav

18.King Senajit (Prasenjit 1) : - His daughter Renuka was married to sage Jamdgni. She was mother of Parashurama.

19. King Yuvnaashav : - He was married to Gori, daughter of the Chandravanshi king Matinaar.

20. King Maadhaataa : - He became a famous and Chakravarti (ideal universal ruler) king. He defeated most of the other kings of his time. He married Bindumati, a daughter of the Chandravanshi king.

21.King Purukuts : - He performed the Ashwamedha Yajna (horse sacrifice). He married Nagkanya "Narmada". He helped Nagas in their war against the Ghandharvas.

22. King Tras-hdrasu

23.King Anranay

24.King Hryashav

25. King Arun

26. King Nivdhan

27.King Satyavrit : - His original name was Satyavrata, but he committed three (tri) sins, and hence got the name Trishanku. First, while he was a prince, he misbehaved and was temporarily exiled from the kingdom. Next, he killed the milch cow of his preceptor Vasishta. His third sin was that he used the unsanctified meat of his kill as food. Trishanku also had a desire to ascend to heaven in his mortal body. After Vashistha refused him this boon, since it is against nature to ascend into heaven as a mortal, the sage Vishwamitra, Vashistha's rival, created another heaven for him, called "Trishanku's Heaven", and located in mid-air. His sons were Dhundumara, and Harishchandra, who was borh of the princess of "Kaikaya" named "Satyaraksha".

28.King Harishchandra :- Famous for his duty bounds and greatest follower of truth. He is known for his honesty, truth and devotion to duty or Dharma.

29. King Rohit (Rohitashva) : - He was the son of Harishchandra. He founded town of Rohtas Garh in Rohtas district, Bihar.

30. King Harit

31.King Chump

32. King Sudev

33.King Vijay

34. King Bhruk

35. King Vark

36. King Vaahuk : -
He was attacked and defeated by another clan of Kshatriyas. After this, he left Ayodhya and went to the Himalaya mountains to live as an ascetic with his queens. At that time Yadavi queen was pregnant with Sagara.

37. King Saagar :- He recaptured Ayodhya from the "Haihaya" and "Taljanghi" Kshtriyas. He then attempted to perform the horse sacrifice, Ashwamedha Yajna, to prove his supremacy and rule in the neighboring parts. One of the Rakshas (Danav, Daitya, Asur, Etc.) steal the horse, the rakshas entered in the aashram of Muni Kapil. 60,000 son of King Saagar went to the aashram where Muni Kapil was meditating. They killed the raakshas, due to which blood spread over the places of meditation. They thought that rishi was also involved in the theft. When they prepared to attack the meditating rishi (sage), Kapiladeva opened his eyes. He cursed them that their family and descendents will come to an end and no child will born and their soul will never rise to heven. Suddenly, fire emanated from their own bodies, and they were immediately burned to ashes.

Later, Kapil told Anshuman (grandson of King dilip) that the only way for the souls of the dead princes could rise to heaven would be through the offering of nirvapanjalii with the water of the sacred Ganga river, which was flowing only in Swarg (Heaven).

Secondly, Kapil added into his curse that only fewer descendents of lord sun will live on the plant and will help Kalki in Kalyug and finally the vansh will came to an end in the end of Kalyug and not in satyug.

King Saagar went for tapasya to bring Ganga on Earth, but failed and died.

38. King Asmanjas:- Asmanjas too tried the same but he didn't succeed.

39. King Anshuman :- The same was tried by king Anshuman.

40. King Dilip :- The same was tried by king Anshuman.

41. King Bhagirath :- Bhagirth too tried and did tapasya but Brahma told him to propitiate Lord Shiva, for only He would be able to break the Ganga's fall. It was the largest river, and it would be impossible for anyone save Him to contain the destructive impact of this event.

After strenuous penances, at last succeeded in bringing Ganga down from heaven. When she flowed over the remains of his ancestors, their souls were redeemed, and the ocean was refilled. Ganga also bears the name "Bhagirathi", in honour of his deed.

Finally, the soul of his ancestor raised to heaven but the number of children in suryavansh decreased by time.

42. King Shrutr

43.King Naam

44. King Sindh Dweep

45. King Ayutaayu

46. King Trituparan

47. King Sarvkaam

48. King Sudaas : - He performed the Ashwamedha Yajna, but as the rituals were concluding a Rakshasa tricked him into serving human meat to Brahmin,s including Rishi Vashishta. He was then cursed by the Brahmins. He wanted to curse them back, but his wife prevented him. He spent twelve years in exile in the forest.

49. King Ashaak

50. King Naarikvach

51. King Dashratha

52. King Idvid

53. King Vishav-sah

54. King Khatvaag

55. King Dirghbaahu

56. King Raghu Raghu was a valorous king of the Ikshavaku dynasty. The name in sanskrit translates to the fast one, deriving from Raghu's chariot driving abilities. On his named the Ikshavaaku vansh came to known as Raghuvansh. He was a famous king, who conquered most of India. The great epic Raghuvamsa describes his victories.

All the suryavanshi Kings worked for mankind and helped others for their happiness. Thus, people living with them get Paramanand (feel of heaven). Paramanand is a sanskrit word. So, the word 'ANAND' was given to them and they came to known as "ANANDs".

57. King Prathurshravaa

58. King Aj (or Aja)

59. King Dashratha :- He had four sons

* Raam -- Descended by Kush and Lav
* Bharat -- Descended by Sutaksh and Pushkar. Bharat, was younger brother, won the country of Gandhara and settled there, where hiss two sons, Sutaksh and Pushkar, founded the cities of Taksashila and Pushkalawati, now known as Taxila and Peshawar now in pakistan.

* Lakshman --Descended by Chitraketu and Angad. Lakshmana, founded Lakshmanpur, now known as Lucknow capital of Uttar Pradesh(India).
* Shatrughan -- Descended by Subaahu and Yupketu. Shatrughna, Lakshmana's twin, was given Madhura which is now known as Mathura.

60. King Raam :- Complete name of Lord Raam is Raamchandra Anand. He is considered the seventh Avatar of the Lord Vishnu. He is worshiped by every Hindu. Rama's story is recounted in the Anand Ramayana. After he ascended the throne, he performed the Ashwamedha Yajna.

61. King Kush : - Kush ruled north Kosala, including Ayodhya. Kush married "Nagkanya" (Naagvanshi) "Kumuddhati", sister of Kumuda. After Kush the following kings of the solar dynasty ruled Ayodhya. Lav ruled south Kosala.

Though Lav and Kush were said to be twins but actually, Sita given birth to Kush. Mehrishi Valmiki formed a child using soil when he didn't found the baby Kush on the bed of Sita (might be formed from her skin tissue as possible in today's world , that is, Artificial Life the technique is under research in protolab of Italy and other parts of the world). Later, Valmiki named them as Kush (root of grass) and Lav ( top green of grass). People and citizens of their and their descendents of respective dynasty are known as Kushwana or Kutchwa and Lohana or Lavhana.

Today, more than 110 communities directly or indirectly belongs to lord rama. Suryavansh is the most prominent and longest lineage of ancient and mordern times. Egyptians, Napoleons and many other great dynasties were not able to survive either as ruler or non- rulers. Only Suryavansh, Chandravansh and Agnivansh are the survivals and sustained their positions.

Among these Suryavansh that is, descendents of VIVASVAAN sustained their lineage and served humanity and other creatures of the world. Khukhrains are the direct descendents of King Kush and today consisted of eleven clans based on the name of eight sons of King Padam Anand of Magadha and Suryavanshi Rajputs of Rajasthan are descendents of Dadhichi.

62. King Atithi

63. King Nishadh

64. King Nabh

65. King Pundreek

66. King Kshymdhanta

67. King Devaneek

68. King Aheen

69. King Paaridhatr

70. King Balsthal

71. King Vajrnaabh

72. King Swagana

73. King Vidhriti

74. King Hrinyanaabh

75. King Pushya

76. King Dhruvsandhi

77. King Shreedhu

78. King Maru

79. King Prushrat

80. King Sandhi

81. King Amrshana

82. King Mahswaan

83. King Vishavsahr

84. King Preysenjitv

85. King Tkshak

86. King Vrahadval : - He fought in Battle of Kurukshetra (see Mahabharata) on the Kaurava side and was killed in battle.

87. King Vrahadravan

88. King Urukiye

89. King Vatsvridha

90. King Prativiyom

91. King Bhaanu

92. King Divaak

93. King Vaahinipati

94. King Sahadev

95.King Veer

96. King Brihadrath

97.King Bhaanuvah

98. King Pratikaashav

99. King Saprateek

100. King Marudev

101.King Samkshetra

102King Pushkar

103. King Antariksh

104. King Sutaap

105.King Amitrajit

106. King Brihadwaaj

107.King Varhi

108. King Kritjay

109.King Ranajjay

110. King Sanjay

111.King Shaakya

112.King Sudodhdha

113. KingLangal

114. King Prasenjit : - He was a contemporary of Gautama Buddha and King Bimbisara of Maghadha (Shishunaag Dynasty)

His sister, Koushala Devi, was married to King Bimbisara. The city of Kashi (Varanasi) was given as a dowry to her. After Bimbisara was murdered by his own son Ajatshatru, Prasenjit undertook a long series of wars with Ajatshatru but failed to defeat him.

King Kakavarna (394-364 BC)

King Nandivardhana

King Nandin ( Mahanandin) : - until 424 BC, his empire is inherited by his illegitimate son Mahapadm Anand

King Padam Anand : - (from 424 BC), illegitimate son of Mahanandin, founded the Anand Empire (earlier it was mispronounced as Nanda Dynasty) after inheriting Mahanandin's empire

115.King Kshudrak

116. King Ranak

117.King Surath

118. King Samitra : - King Samitra defeated and killed by his cousin King Padam

Till here the culture of making eldest son as King was maintained. there was no descendent of Samitra.

King Padam Anand (Maha Padam Anand) : - From here the name of dynasty changed to Anand Dynasty.The Anand dynasty ruled Magadha during the 5th and 4th centuries BC. Established by Maha Padam Anand .

He has been described as the destroyer of all the Kshatriyas. He defeated the Ikshvaku dynasty, Panchala, Kasi, Haihaya, Kalinga, Asmaka, Kuru, Maithila, Surasena, Vitihotra, etc. He expanded his territory till south of Deccan. They inherited the large kingdom of Magadha and wished to extend it to yet more distant frontiers. To this purpose they built up a vast army consisting of 200,000 infantry, 80,000 cavalry, 8,000 war chariots, and 6,000 war elephants.

Alexander's campaign terminated in the Punjab because of the powerful empire of Magadha ruled by the Anand dynasty. Fearing the prospects of facing powerful Indian army and exhausted by years of campaigning, his army mutinied at the Beas River refusing to march further east.

The Anands made the methodical collection of taxes by regularly appointed officials a part of their administrative system to replenished, the wealth of the Anands being well-known. They also built canals and carried out irrigation projects. The economy began to germinate in the Indian mind. But further development of the Anands was cut short by Chandragupta Maurya (Earlier Chandragupt Anand) and his mentor Chanakya.

Dhana Anand (eldest son of Mahapadam Anand) was dethroned by Chandragupta Maurya, born of a Mahapadam Anand and a maid named "Mura".

Maha Padam Anand had eight sons who together ruled and developed the magadha, as the strongest kingdom among all maha Janpads (Kingdoms) of India.

After the death of Padam Anand all eight brother ruled western India (currently Pakistan and Punjab of India) with Takshila (Bhera) as their main center and by 1 AD they were recognized with the name of Kushrayan and later as Khukhrain. With the time they indulged into Trade and declared their nation as democratic, which then ended the rule of Khukhrains in 1857 A.D.

King Padam was follower of Buddhism and thus named his eight sons as







Dhan Anand (Argames, in german history)

Above names are Buddhist names and were famous among the people with their names as mentioned in previous topic. In Vedas these names of kings are described as the qualities of a Noble Man. They were named according to their inborn abilities and each name has a specific meaning.

Today, they are known as Khukhrain Khatri and use above names as their clans to distinguish themselves on the name of their ancestors. They are the Hindu people and speaks Punjabi Language. During 16th century many of them adapted Sikhism to fight against western invasion.

Present day clans:-









Note: - Names in bold letters represent Khukhrain Lineage. Numbered names represent the Ikshvaaku Lineage as eldest son was considered the first inheritant.

Since Oct 2009