gaandhaar (janapad)

gaandhaar praacheen Bhaarat ke 16 mahaajanapadon mein se ek tha. is pradesh ka mukhya kendra aadhunik peshaavar aur aaspaas ke ilaake the. is mahaajanapad ke pramukh nagar the - purushapur (aadhunik peshaavar) tatha takshashila iski rajdhani thi. iska astitv 600 isa poorv se 11veen sadi tak raha. kushaan shaasakon ke dauraan yahaan bauddh dharm badut fala foola par baad mein muslim aakraman ke kaaran iska patan ho gaya.[1]

mahaabhaarat kaal meain yahaaain ke raajan shakuni the. dhrutaraashtr ki patni gaandhaari yahaaain ki Rajkumari thi jiska naam isi ke naam par pada.

yeh bhi dekhein

sandarbh

  1. naahar, Dr ratibhaanu Singh (1974). praacheen Bhaarat ka raajanaitik evam saanskrutik itihaas. Allahabad, Bhaarat: kitaabamahal. pa॰ 112.