These DAV Class 6 SST Notes and DAV Class 6 SST Chapter 18 Notes – Deccan and South India (Fourth Century CE to Seventh Century CE) hold significant importance as study material for students.
Deccan and South India (Fourth Century CE to Seventh Century CE) Class 6 DAV Notes
→ The most important kingdom after the fall of Satavahanas was that of the Chalukyas. Pulkeshin II was its famous ruler. The capital of Chalukyas was Vatapi in Karnataka.
→ Keertivarman was the last Chalukya king who was defeated by Dantidurga, the Rashtrakuta King.
→ The Pallavas gained power in the South after the fall of the Satavahanas. Their capital was Kanchi, near Chennai.
→ Mahendravarman was the most powerful and famous of all Pallava king. His son Naromhavarman I succeded him in 630 CE. He was also a great warrior. He ruled till 668 CE.
→ The king was the Chief Justice and Chief of the Army. The princes, along with other officials, helped him in the governance of his kingdom.
→ The Pallava kings built rock-cut-halls called mandaps with many pillars. Rock-cut-Ratha temples of Mahabalipuram, near Chennai, are the most famous temples known for their delicate beauty.
→ The temples were important centres of education and community meetings to discuss common problems.
→ Shiva and Vishnu were the main deities of worship. The devotees of Shiva were known as Nayanars and those of Vishnu were known as Alvars.
→ Kanchi: Kanchipuram
→ Valtape : Badami
→ Bhakti : Devotion
→ Nayanmars : Devotees of Shiva
→ Alvars : Devotees of Vishnu
→ Ambassador : An official living abroad and representing his own country.
→ Deccan : Southern part of India.
→ Deities : Gods or goddesses.
→ Shrines : The holy places.
→ Supreme power : The power or authority that cannot be challenged.